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Get support to start, run and grow your business

The Office for Small and Family Business was established in 2022 to support businesses to start, grow and succeed, and to connect businesses to the array of government services.

We are here to support small and family businesses in South Australia, and provide:

  • access to South Australian Government services, supports and grant programs
  • an in-house service to actively assist and support South Australia’s small and family businesses
  • a wide range of small business tools and resources, including tips on starting a business, accessing export markets, handling cyber security, employing staff, and business and marketing plan templates
  • coordination of small business capability development programs
  • connection to relevant Australian Government services, local government services, industry associations, chambers of commerce and service providers
  • policy across the whole of government to create programs that support small businesses to be successful.

Grant programs

Information on grants and programs available to your business, whether you’re starting a new business or looking to grow.

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Business Support Officers

Access one-on-one support through a dedicated small business support officer servicing your region.

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Business support services

Access information, tools and resources to help you run your business.

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Other resources for small and family businesses

Department for Industry, Innovation and Science

The Department for Industry, Innovation and Science is responsible for supporting South Australia’s future economy, creating prosperity and opportunity for the people that choose to live and work in our state.

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South Australian Small Business Commissioner

The South Australian Small Business Commissioner assists small business owners in South Australia to resolve disputes with other business owners or state and local government. Advocates on behalf of the small business community.

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The Industry Advocate

The Industry Advocate furthers the objectives of the South Australian Industry Participation Policy and supports initiatives that build the capability and capacity of businesses based in the State to participate in government contracts.

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Consumer and Business Services

Consumer and Business Services works to protect consumers, provides support and regulates South Australian business.

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