Business SA engages members through a range of mediums to ensure we focus on the issues that matter most to the broader business community. We take the data and feedback solicited from members to campaign for policies to create a better environment for doing business in South Australia, including to ensure local businesses can compete in national and international markets. All Business SA members have the opportunity to feed into Business SA’s policy & advocacy positions, including through our regular business surveys. Members also have the opportunity to participate directly in policy reference groups, as well as meetings with senior political and business leaders.

 
COVID-19

13-point plan for economic recovery (virtual summit report)

Business SA held a Virtual Summit series in April with more than 40 industry associations and community bodies to learn how COVID-19 is impacting local organisations across the State. From church a...

Our Latest Submissions

Business SA Submission to consultation on the draft South Australian Skills Regulations 2021
Business SA recently responded to the Department of Innovation and Skills request for feed back on the draft Regulations and Skills Standards for the amended Training and Skills Development Act 2008 (to be known as the SA Skills Act 2008). The revised Act, Regulations and Skills Standards will co...

Reports

True Cost of SA Lockdown Revealed
Following a comprehensive survey of its members, Business SA - South Australia’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry - has revealed the one-week lockdown in July cost the South Australian economy up to $446m.   Seeking to better understand the impacts of the July lockdown, Business SA surveyed...

Pre-Election Charter 22

CHARTER22 Discover the business community's vision for the future of SA
Charter22 outlines a detailed suggestions to meet both the existing needs of businesses and to generate growth opportunities in a post-COVID environment, with a primary focus on business taxes, skills, infrastructure, sustainability, and red tape. This isn’t about choosing sides. This is abo...

Research & Insight

September Quarter 2021 - Survey of Business Expectations
Confidence to pull us through challenging conditions South Australian business confidence has held tight in the September quarter despite ongoing challenging conditions including the lack of skilled labour and access to materials. The Business SA William Buck Survey of Business Expectation...