Business SA campaigns on a range of policy and financial issues to create an environment in which businesses can grow, create jobs and contribute to the State’s prosperity. Business SA’s experienced team of policy advisors work with members, government, education facilitators and industry to ensure South Australia is one of the most globally competitive places in the world to do business.

 
POLICY

The Regional Voice 2018 Report

The most comprehensive regional business survey conducted in South Australia has found owners and decision makers are being hampered by high electricity costs, lack access to appropriately skilled ...

Our Latest Submissions

Container Deposit Scheme Submission
The Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) has been in operation since 1977. The Environment Protection Authority, which oversees the operation of the scheme, released a scoping paper earlier this year to potentially review the CDS. Possible changes may include adding wine and spirit bottles, or increasi...

2018 Campaigns

Minds at Work: Is your business mentally healthy?
Mental health in the working community is of growing concern, and the need to improve workplace wellbeing is increasing. Statistics show almost one in two Australians experience mental illness in their lifetime, which means the person sitting next to you could be impacted, as could your family, y...

Business SA Policy Charter

Recommendations
Business SA is South Australia’s peak Chamber of Commerce and Industry and largest employer body, representing over 3,500 businesses and employers across every industry sector, reflecting the diverse nature of our state’s economy. We have a proud history dating back to 1839, only three years afte...

Research & Insight

Climate Change - An SME view
Business SA has conducted the quarterly Survey of Business Expectations, powered by William Buck, for several decades. As part of each survey we ask businesses several supplementary questions on topical issues. In Business SA’s September 2018 quarter survey, which solicited more than 380 resp...