New fund manager appointed for SA Venture Capital Fund

The Marshall Liberal Government has announced Artesian Venture Partners has been appointed as the new venture capital fund manager to oversee investments of the $50 million SA Venture Capital Fund (SAVCF). The appointment of Artesian Venture Partners was recommended by the independent SAVCF Management Committee, chaired by respected businessman Raymond Spencer. This committee considered an…

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Woolworths Rundle Mall granted special shop trading exemption to cater for influx of Superloop Adelaide 500 fans

Interstate and international tourists, as well as tens of thousands of local motorsport and Adelaide Fringe festival fans, will be able to pick up additional snacks, drinks and other grocery supplies on their way through the city, with the State Government granting a special exemption to Woolworths Rundle Mall to trade later – until 7pm – next Saturday and Sunday…

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Suburban Boxing Day sales ring up record consumer demand

The second year of Boxing Day trade across suburban Adelaide was a ‘roaring success’, with new industry figures revealing record consumer demand last year, as more than 150,000 South Australians and holidaying tourists flocked to the ‘burbs to bag a post-Christmas bargain. Shopping Centre Council of Australia (SCCA) data, using a sample of its member centres, which includes SA’s largest centre…

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Government continues significant procurement reform to boost jobs, economic growth

The Marshall Liberal Government has announced its formal response to the final report of the SA Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Government Procurement (Stage 2) – which will result in one of the most significant reforms of the state’s procurement system in more than a decade. Treasurer Rob Lucas said the Government has accepted all 60 of its recommendations – the…

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