Small Business Development Fund

Project name

Small Business Development Fund

Industry sector

Responsive governments

Objectives

Description

A $10 million Small Business Development Fund has been established to help small businesses in northern Adelaide to grow and create sustainable jobs.

The fund will give small businesses and start-ups exclusively in the Playford, Port Adelaide Enfield and Salisbury council areas with the opportunity to apply for financial support through two dedicated Grant programs over three years.

Start-Up Business Grants: Grants worth up to $20,000 each will be available to assist entrepreneurship and new business establishment in northern Adelaide.

Business Expansion Grants: Grants worth between $10,000 and $100,000 will support activities that grow small, established businesses in northern Adelaide.

Estimated project value

$10 million

Commencement date

1 July 2016

Contact

Department of State Development
Program Manager
Phone (08) 8303 2281
Email [email protected]
Web Small Business Development Fund

Shipbuilding Infrastructure

Project name

Shipbuilding Infrastructure

Industry sector

Defence

Description

This project will support a key naval shipbuilding supplier to upgrade their infrastructure and equipment, contingent upon their winning a commercial contract. This will place the company in a position to expand its commercial shipbuilding business in preparation for upcoming major naval shipbuilding projects.

This initiative will help ensure that South Australia maintains its shipbuilding capacity for future defence contracts.

Estimated project value

Up to $1 million

Commencement date

To be announced

Contact

Defence SA
Ms Julie Barbaro
General Manager Performance, Policy and Government Relations
Phone 0455 091 712

Electric/Diesel Bus Prototype Trial

Project name

Electric/Diesel Bus Prototype Trial

Industry sector

Construction and urban renewal

Description

This project will support an alliance comprised of northern businesses to trial manufacturing electric/diesel bus prototypes in northern Adelaide.

Over the longer term, the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure’s approved bus replacement program presents an opportunity to establish northern Adelaide as a sustainable transport manufacturing hub and make a significant contribution to carbon neutrality while driving economic and employment opportunities.

Estimated project value

$2 million

Contact

Department of State Development
Mr Adam Reid
A/Executive Director Industry and Innovation
Phone 0408 819 020