South Australian Landing Pad

The South Australian Landing Pad has been established to support companies looking to make their first investment in the Asia Pacific region, Australia or South Australia while helping to stimulate the local economy, create jobs and grow new industries.

Support and assistance

The program is now available with support available of up to A$100,000 over 12 months based on the business case presented. The South Australian Landing Pad offers support and assistance in the three key areas most important when establishing in a new jurisdiction, including:

  • Up to A$40,000 to access our unique innovation and co-working hubs or alternative accommodation types
  • Up to A$60,000 to access professional support and advice
  • Case management to help you navigate, network and participate in the local ecosystem.

The program welcomes all the stages of growth (except seed-stage companies): 

  • Early-stage and scale ups companies that have raised capital and are looking for a cost-effective environment to set up their business
  • SMEs with global customers, partners and often strong investor support looking to establish a presence in the Asia Pacific region
  • Larger companies that would like to test a presence in a region before making a larger commitment.


  • Company is an interstate (non-South Australian) or international company, that has been established and has generated revenue for at least 12 months or more
  • Company does not have any employee/s based in South Australia
  • Company does not have any virtual or physical office presence in South Australia
  • Company will commit to operating for a period of 12 months in South Australia (with a physical presence) on a full-time basis (i.e. at least one full-time employee based and operating in South Australia); and
  • Company belongs to one or more of the priority sectors.
Ineligible companies include:

  • An existing South Australian company registered for taxation purpose and operating in South Australia
  • Seed stage companies.

Applications are by invitation-only and registrations will be assessed on a merit-based process.