Department of State Development

Reducing the costs of doing business so that South Australia is nationally and internationally competitive.

Following the South Australian Government's review of assistance programs the Industry Assistance Framework has been established to support economic growth. Financial assistance to private sector entities will be delivered through three new designated funds. Industry assistance will be targeted and focused on opportunities that provide strategic development benefit to the state, including in South Australia's regions.

The Economic and Business Growth Fund

To support industry and business growth in South Australia through attraction and expansion support for initiatives that will introduce significant new technologies, capabilities, capacities and expertise in industries that align to the state’s competitive advantages and provide industry sector support where required.

Download Economic and Business Growth Fund Guidelines

The Research, Commercialisation and Startup Fund

Support for South Australian businesses to collaborate with researchers and universities to solve industrial problems, commercialise new products and services, attract research infrastructure investment into the state; and encourage the establishment and growth of startups.

Visit Research, Commercialisation and Startup Fund

The Regional Growth Fund

To build and strengthen regional South Australian communities to pursue new economic opportunities.

Visit Regional Growth Fund