Regional Development Australia Limestone Coast (formerly the Limestone Coast Regional Development Board - LCRDB) acts as a local service provider for a number of Australian and South Australian government funded initiatives in fields such as export, food & wine and workforce development. A number of other government programs and initiatives are co-located with the RDALC and share resources. For more information about RDALC go to Regional Development Australia Limestone Coast .
Currently, RDALC offers the following support to individuals and businesses:
Small Business Advisory Service - No cost advisory and client information service for those about to enter small business or for those already in an existing business.
In partnership with the South Australian Government we provide hands on support to local businesses seeking to enter or build new export markets through regional delivery of the Australian Government's TradeStart program.
Migration and Workforce Development – assistance to local employers seeking to use skilled migration as a way of filling vacancies with experienced staff. Assistance with workforce development issues.
South Australia Works – in the Limestone Coast the Board’s activities focus on
Workforce Development - building an appropriately skilled workforce for the Limestone Coast.
Innovation - supporting entrepreneurship, enterprise and self employment.
Career Development - enabling individuals to develop their careers, primarily through the work of the Career Development Centre – www.cdc.org.au and
Learning Culture - growing community capacity through ongoing learning.
Industry Development Officer – Food Industry offers practical assistance to regional food businesses in areas such as training and skill development; business mentoring; product development, innovation support and value adding processes and marketing, packaging and promotional advice.
Ausindustry is an Australian Government initiative, co located at the RDALC and delivered regionally to support local businesses to access innovation grants; tax and duty concessions; general industry support and venture capital. Go to www.ausindustry.gov.au .
The South Australian Government's Department of Trade and Economic Development (DTED) provides a full range of assistance and services to companies planning to locate or expand an operation in South Australia.
- Tailor-made information and investment packages, and practical advice in relation to an investment project.
- Assistance in arranging visiting programs for new investors to explore suitable locations and investment partners.
- Introductions to relevant government authorities, utility providers, and professional service providers including property, recruitment, relocation and training companies.
- Support in identifying and introducing suitable local companies such as suppliers, service providers and technology partners.
- A coordinated approach for the delivery of major investment projects, including government development assessment and other regulatory requirements; and facilitating specific project needs such as infrastructure, access to utilities, business partners, migration and training.
- Dedicated account managers for investing companies.
Please email DTED at email@example.com for further information.