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Buy Local Event – 16 September

An opportunity to hear about Government procurement opportunities available to local businesses.  We have a number of significant projects coming online over the next 12 months. But what does it take to be a supplier and what are the opportunities? Join Jamie Dunnicliff , Manager for Strategic Procurement Service for the Cities of Charles Sturt, Port…

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COVID 19 Business Support Grants

You would be no doubt aware of the COVID 19 Support Grants from the recent late July SA lockdown. As a business, have you checked your eligibility and applied for this assistance? The South Australian Government has announced a July 2021 COVID-19 Business Support Grant Program to support thousands of South Australian small and medium-sized…

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Mad Monkey Distillery

When rum lovers Scott McCarthy and Alec McDowall met at a distilling conference in 2018, they knew they were kindred spirits, but little did they realise that their shared spirit passion would lead to an exciting new business venture. Armed with their International Distilling Diplomas, a combined business acumen and suitable R&D skills, they spent…

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Business Growth Workshop

Training you can watch immediately with many great tips to improve your social media even if resources are limited. Watch now, we found this to be a very helpful overview – provided by the Small Business Commissioner Office. Click here to watch The Small Business Commissioner has many great workshops which you can find here:…

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Export Market Development Grants

Austrade’s Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) program helps Australian businesses grow their exports in international markets. These grants encourage small to medium enterprises to market and promote their goods and services globally. Changes to EMDG Reforms to EMDG came into effect on 1 July 2021, reorienting EMDG from a reimbursement scheme to a grant program. During the…

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Brand Storytelling

A great story can have a massive impact on the success of your business. It can help you stand out, grab attention, create trust, inspire your audience and pull people closer to your business. Research has shown that stories can profoundly influence the sensory and motor cortex of the human brain. When we read a…

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Confidential Mental Health Support for Small Business Owners

The Australian Government is providing funding to expand Beyond Blue’s NewAccess program to deliver tailored, free and confidential mental health support to small business owners. NewAccess for Small Business Owners is designed to support small business owners manage life stress by providing up to six structured sessions with a trained mental health coach who has…

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Advanced Manufacturing Update

Source: Manufacturers’ Monthly August 12, 2021 Applications for the Collaboration Stream of the Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI) are now open to Australian manufacturers, with $800 million in federal government funding available for major projects.  Businesses will be able to receive between $20 and $200 million, which will cover up to 33 per cent of eligible…

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Defence Industry Updates

Export defence and dual use goods and services The Australian Defence Export Office, with Marketing Entourage, have created a pitch training program specifically for businesses looking to export defence and dual use goods and services. This training is fully subsidised for Australian Defence Industry businesses. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION Learn more about the Navel Group’s…

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Incentives for Employers

As an employer of an Australian Apprentice you may be eligible for financial assistance from the Australian Government to help with hiring and training an apprentice. Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements Through the subsidy, any business or Group Training Organisation that engages an Australian Apprentice between 5 October 2020 and 30 September 2021 may be eligible for…

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Local Tender Opportunities Across Many Industries

Did you know you can get a list of current tenders and contacts in so many industries. The image you see is an example of open tenders and contracts right now. To be alerted to local Tenders and Contract opportunities please click on the link below If a new user you will need to register…

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Fantastic Workspaces in PAE

Landing Pad Office Space in Port Adelaide Adelaide Business Hub provides the Landing Pad office space right in the heart of Port Adelaide. The Landing Pad provides international, interstate and local businesses with a ‘soft landing’ for companies aspiring to establish themselves in the heart of defence in the state. Situated in the geographical centre…

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You can shape your future here in PAE

We know that it takes all kinds of people to make a community, and it’s these differences that make PAE such a unique and diverse place. If you were asked about what’s important to you and your business, your answers would be very different to others in your area. So, to ensure we can plan…

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Quality manufacturing for a sustainable future

Derby Rubber is an industrial rubber manufacturer that solve the problems of industries operating in the harshest environments and applications through the specialist development and creation of durable rubber products. Their range of products are used across industries including rail, mining, traffic, agriculture, construction, refrigeration, defence, marine & heavy transport sectors. After nearly six decades…

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Our Recovery – A top up for tourism

To boost our local tourism economy, we made it easy for residents to be a tourist in their own town with a PAE Pass. During the school holidays of October 2020 and April 2021, we subsidised tickets and memberships to some of our favourite attractions. Operators involved in the program include the Maritime, Railway and…

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Shipbuilding is at the heart of the Port Adelaide Enfield Community

Central to Australia’s new naval shipbuilding age, the Osborne Naval Shipyard is setting the standard for a cutting-edge industry hub. Recent upgrades have made the precinct one of the most technologically advanced in the world as it prepares for the Hunter Class Frigate and Attack Class Submarine programs. With the Australian Government embarking on its…

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Defence Security Summit

For any PAE business involved in defence supply chains consider attending the summit. Benefits: Surround yourself and spread the word of your brand with Defence Industry professionals, giving you the opportunity to network and hear about the benefits of working in Defence first-hand. Hear about the advances and opportunities arising for all businesses from the…

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Upskill Your Business With Mentoring and Workshops

Businesses will be able to receive mentoring on: Websites and selling online Social media and digital marketing Using small business software Online security and data privacy Business crisis management and business continuity planning Finance management and boosting cash flow Staff management and creating a safe work environment Retaining and staying connected to customers Resilience and…

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Local Jobs Program

The Local Jobs Program supports tailored approaches to accelerate reskilling, upskilling and employment pathways in 25 regions, supporting Australia’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on the Australian labour market. Together with longer term economic trends that are changing skill requirements in many jobs and occupations, there is urgency…

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