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

Submission to AEMC on Coordinating Generation/Transmission Investment
With well documented electricity price rises in recent years, exacerbated by a high penetration of intermittent renewables and high gas costs, Business SA has long argued that we need to build the renewables where they are best placed to generate, subject to being facilitated by cost-effective tr...

2018 Campaigns

The Ice Age discussion paper
On any given day, an average of 5,000 people working in safety-sensitive industries are turning up to work in South Australia alone, affected by methamphetamines. And that’s not including people working in hospitality or white-collar industries. Many people don’t know that methamphetamines, an...

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...