Adelaide to land direct flights with mainland China

The South Australian government has announced it has reached a deal with China Southern Airlines to begin direct flights between Guangzhou and Adelaide from as early as December 2016.

This will make it the second international airline to begin direct …


Special report on Chinese tourism launched at Adelaide Town Hall

The growth of the Chinese visitor economy presents great opportunities for South Australia but there is still work to do to ensure the state delivers on what it advertises in the tourism space.

This was the takeaway from the launch …


Gin surge gives rise to Prohibition

SASD Connect listed business Prohibition Liquor Co has won gold at the Melbourne International Spirits Competition in July.

They were awarded the prize for their Bathtub Cut Gin, a 69% gin only released in June.

The company was also featured …


Historic Kapunda company expands to feed surging exports

SASD Connect business JT Johnson & Sons was featured in an article on Inside South Australia.

The article highlights the advanced operations boosting the company’s output, with more than 85% of production shipped overseas.

“The days and weeks just aren’t …


PH8 wins gold in Chinese water industry exhibition; makes splash in Asia by showing it’s more than H20

SASD Connect listed business PH8 has won gold at the 5th China International High-End Water Industry Expo in Guangzhou.

The event featured 198 water exhibitors from 15 different countries and regions and coincided with the 16th China International Food Exhibition …


Sleep Better with Minijumbuk – 100% Australian Made

A shopping and lifestyle blog featured SASD Connect business Minijumbuk on their blog on July 11 2016, saying the company is ‘recognised as a global leader in the design and manufacture of premium wool bedding products’.

“Our middle son Raph …


Monarto Zoo’s Wild Africa expansion would make it international safari destination

The Murray Valley Standard has published an article about the expansion of Monarto Zoo.

The zoo is operated by Zoos South Australia, and Chief Executive Elaine Bensted said the 500 hectares in the expanded safari precinct will allow Monarto to …


Success for Barossa Fine Foods and Dsquared Consulting in Telstra Business Awards

SASD Connect businesses Barossa Fine Foods and Dsquared Consulting have had great success at the 2016 Telstra Business Awards dinner on Tuesday 5 July.

Barossa Fine Foods won the South Australian Medium Business Award, while Dsquared Consulting was a finalist …


Tucker’s Natural seeks partner for China

SASD Connect business Tucker’s Natural has been featured in the business section of the Adelaide Advertiser.

The article features managing director Sam Tucker discussing their recent visit to SIAL China 2016.

“BISCUIT maker Tucker’s Natural is carefully assessing its opportunities …


Adelaide businesses to benefit from ultra-fast internet

The South Australian State Government has announced it will dedicate $4.65 million to improve internet speeds in Adelaide by up to 100 times the national average.

Adelaide will be the first ‘Gig City’ in Australia, which Premier Weatherill expects to …