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Grant programs

Guidelines, criteria and application processes for a range of programs

The South Australian Government has a range of programs to help you start, run and grow your business.

See below for information on programs including guidelines, eligibility criteria and application processes.


SAYES is a government-funded 12-month program delivered by Business SA designed to assist young South Australians aged 18-35 years to turn their business concept into a reality or focus on creating a sustainable business model for a newly established business.


Workforce financial support

Wage subsidies

Helping you to hire and retain eligible job seekers in ongoing and sustainable positions.

Apprentices and trainees

You can access South Australian and Australian government support to take on an apprentice or trainee.

Other allowances

Additional support and allowances to help you train and maintain a skilled workforce.

Regional support programs

Regional Work SA

An initiative of the State Government’s support package to help boost and fill seasonal and regional workforce vacancies across South Australia.

Regional Growth Fund

The Regional Growth Fund strengthens South Australia’s regional communities by unlocking new economic activity and delivering important economic infrastructure.