Business News and Events

The City of Marion and partners run a variety of business events including workshops, seminars and networking functions throughout the year.

To view upcoming events within the City of Marion, download the 2017 Business Events Calendar(434 kb).

We also provide Business latest news that may be of interest to the Marion business community.

Business Talk newsletters

Business Talk is the City of Marion's dedicated business email newsletter providing you with a monthly snapshot of what is happening in your business community.

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Business news and events

Southern Adelaide Business Breakfast - Darlington Upgrade Project

17 February 2017
Join us on 28 March to find out how your business can be involved in this important, major project in Southern Adelaide.

International Woman's Day Business Breakfast

17 February 2017
You are invited to celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March at the Tonsley Innovation Precinct.

CEDA SA 2017 Economic and Political Overview

7 February 2017
CEDA's Economic and Political Overview (EPO) is Australia's premier publication and series of briefings on the Australian economy and politics for the year ahead.

Business Survey - Have your say

7 February 2017
The purpose of this online survey is to understand small business experiences. SME's are encouraged to complete it to assist the Ombudsman in gathering information.

DSD Small Business Statement 2016

16 December 2016
The Department of State Development has released their annual Small Business Statement 2016.

nbn™ business information & support

8 December 2016
Find out about the benefits of fast broadband that your business could enjoy, on the nbn™ website.

Online Business Directory for Visitors

14 November 2016

Tonsley Small Business Advisory Service

12 September 2016
The Tonsley Small Business Advisory Service offers: • Advice on starting a new business • ‘Business Health Check’ for existing businesses • One-on-one consultations at a location suitable to you • Is your next step seeking an investor? Workshops: What sort of investor is right for you, what are they looking for, and how can you prepare your business to be attractive to the right investor? This seminar focuses on the issues you need to address to become Investor Ready • Will your idea work as a business? Workshops: Aimed at entrepreneurs and investors who have an idea or product but as yet have not established a business and/or achieved a meaningful level of sales. The session looks at the steps needed to ensure success

Revenue SA: Job Accelerator Grant Scheme

12 September 2016
A Job Accelerator Grant Scheme has been established to encourage South Australian businesses to employ additional full-time, part-time and casual employees, and maintain them for at least 12 months, ending in June 2018

Export Council of Australia online Free Trade Agreement Tool

7 September 2016
The Export Council of Australia (ECA) with Partners, ANZ, and content providers, Hunt & Hunt Lawyers, provide a website for Australian exporters that simplifies the use of the 10 Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) signed between Australia and other nations.

New Job Accelerator Grant available

17 August 2016
The South Australian Government is backing businesses to drive employment growth during this period of economic transition in South Australia. The Government’s new Job Accelerator Grant is now available to South Australian businesses creating and maintaining new jobs.

SA State Budget released

15 July 2016
On 7 July, the Hon. Tom Koutsantonis released the SA State Budget for 2016/17. For those who would like full details of the budget, the Government of South Australia website providing the Budget papers can be found here.