Department of State Development

The Department for Trade, Tourism and Investment helps industry, business and communities identify and capitalise upon opportunities for job creation and economic growth.

A strong economic future for South Australia depends on growing exports and making it easier for international partners to do business.

The Department for Trade, Tourism and Investment works with South Australian businesses and stakeholders to boost exports, grow the state’s international engagement and showcase South Australia to the world.

The Department supports businesses to connect with overseas markets, create strong international relationships and capitalise on export opportunities, while at the same time, strengthening the South Australian economy and creating jobs.


The Department provides a full range of government services, delivery functions and support activities to drive economic transformation and wealth.


Integrating and promoting innovation to drive growth across the economy.


Supporting the economic growth by building South Australia's competitive advantage and supporting new investment and export capability in the state.

Health Industries

Providing support to life sciences companies expanding in Adelaide.


Responsibility for policy, funding and operation of the state’s vocational education and training system as a whole.


Attracting eligible skilled and business migrants through state-nominated visa programs.

International Education

Boosting education exports contributes to increasing South Australia’s export revenue.

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