Department of State Development


Support for international students

21 Apr 2020 International education

A new $13.8 million support package for international students as part of the Community & Jobs Support Fund has been launched to support international students currently residing in the state and facing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19.

Amaero International launches Adelaide site

13 Mar 2020 Hi-tech

Australian 3D printing company Amaero International has launched their South Australian manufacturing site.

New fund manager appointed for SA Venture Capital Fund

05 Mar 2020 Investment

Artesian (Alternative Investments) has been appointed as the new venture capital fund manager to oversee investments of the $50 million SA Venture Capital Fund (SAVCF).

Home batteries offered to SA bushfire victims

04 Mar 2020 Hi-tech

The South Australian Government will offer a free home battery to each householder who rebuilds their home lost in this summer’s devastating bushfires, under an arrangement with local battery manufacturer sonnen.

Wine blockchain trial under way in Clare Valley

04 Mar 2020 Food wine and agribusiness

A group of 12 Clare Valley wine companies are participating in what is being called the world’s largest ever wine provenance blockchain trial. Winemaker Jeff Grosset and grape grower David Travers are the brains behind the VinoTrust trial.

Australian Fresh Dairy expand into China with flagship product YoMate

25 Feb 2020 Food wine and agribusiness

After taking out the emerging business category in the South Australian Premier’s Food and Beverage Industry Awards in 2019, Adelaide producer, Australian Fresh Dairy, are on an upward trajectory - expanding their horizons into new internationa

Micro-X helping combat the Coronavirus

25 Feb 2020 Health and medical industries

X-ray technology developed in South Australia by Adelaide Company Micro-X will be used to help combat Coronavirus across a number of Asian countries.

SA company to become Australia’s first electric aircraft manufacturer

24 Feb 2020 Hi-tech

Adelaide-based company Eyre to There Aviation is planning to become Australia’s first manufacturer of electric aircraft, after signing a deal with European-based aircraft maker Pipistrel to build their Alpha Electro aircrafts in Adelaide.

Export grants now open for SA businesses

14 Feb 2020

The sixth round of the South Australia Export Accelerator (SAEA) program is now open for businesses ready to grow their market reach internationally and expand their local workforce.

Major project status - LeafCann

05 Feb 2020 Health and medical industries

Adelaide is set to become a medical cannabis powerhouse, with a processing facility in the southern suburbs granted Major Project Status from the Federal Government.