Department of State Development

About Department of State Development

Department of State Development is focussed on supporting the Government of South Australia’s economic priorities.

We are here to accelerate growth and to support the economic transformation of South Australia.

We are committed to working with local industry and business to help create jobs and growth so that individuals and communities can thrive. 

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Strategic priorities

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Participate in a business mission to MENA, South East Asia, China, Europe, USA, North East Asia and India.

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Focus on jobs

Focus on jobs

Training, employment and skills initiatives and investment

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New Jobs New Industries

New Jobs New Industries

Developing an Innovation Framework for South Australia

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Ultra-fast internet for business

Ultra-fast internet for business

GigCity will attract high-tech businesses to South Australia

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A shared vision for Northern Adelaide

A shared vision for Northern Adelaide

Focuses on creating jobs and empowering local communities in northern Adelaide.

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Programs and initiatives

Small business

Small business

Support for business start-ups and existing small and family businesses.

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China

China

Developing key trade strategies and policies focusing on the China market.

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Europe

Europe

Developing key trade strategies and policies focusing on the European market.

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India

India

Developing key trade strategies and policies focusing on the India market.

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Middle East and North Africa

Middle East and North Africa

Developing key trade strategies and policies focusing on the Middle East and North Africa market.

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North East Asia

North East Asia

Developing key trade strategies and policies focusing on the North East Asia market.

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South East Asia

South East Asia

Developing key trade strategies and policies focusing on the South-East Asia market.

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Export Partnership Program

Export Partnership Program

Whether you are an established or aspiring exporter, support is available to help take your business further.

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Immigration South Australia

Immigration South Australia

Attracting migrants who have skills that will contribute to the state’s economy.

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Mining Industry Participation Office (MIPO)

Mining Industry Participation Office (MIPO)

Helps South Australian manufacturing companies meet the supply demands of the mineral and energy resources industry.

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Graduate Program

Graduate Program

DSD is a dynamic and diverse agency focussed on supporting economic growth and job creation in South Australia.

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Office of Industrial Hemp and Medicinal Cannabis

Office of Industrial Hemp and Medicinal Cannabis

Supporting the development of industrial hemp and medicinal cannabis industries in South Australia.

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Digital technology

Digital technology

The Department of State Development aims to create online opportunity for all South Australians.

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South Australian Training Awards

South Australian Training Awards

The awards recognise success and high quality training in the state’s vocational education and training sector.

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Science Excellence Awards

Science Excellence Awards

The awards showcase the critical importance of science and research to the development of industry and our society.

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Videos

Video Channel

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