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Our region is ripe with employment opportunities across diverse industries, job types and skill levels. We are the third largest economy in South Australia, with over 6,100 local businesses, 60% of which have growth plans in the pipeline.
The region’s largest employing industries include primary production and value-added processing, health and community services, and tourism. We also have a strong manufacturing and retail sector.
Emerging industries include transport, distribution and warehousing, manufacturing, environmental business, water resource management and re-use, mining, and intensive animal keeping. Transport activities are linked to the focus on warehousing and distribution of wholesale goods, which is gaining in local economic momentum and paralleling South Australian and interstate initiatives and developments. Environmental business is a strong growth sector of the wider tourism industry. Water resources management has achieved national recognition and under-pins many other state-wide business activities.
There is room for you to work in your chosen career, take up a new career path, or build a business of your own. Whether you need some new skills, connections with local employers, or start-up advice, we are here to help. Talk to us to discover what free services are available to get you on a successful and enjoyable career path in our region.
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