Veterinary clinics, puppy schools and dog grooming businesses are booming following a surge in the number of South Australians buying “isolation buddies” during the coronavirus pandemic.
Welcome to Briefcase, a quick tour of announcements, awards and events showcasing the everyday exploits of SA businesses.
While South Australia looks set to celebrate a COVID-safe Christmas, New Year’s Eve festivities at a host of nightclubs and venues are likely to be dance-free, with operators expressing frustration at delays processing their COVID Management Plans.
Bus and truck operators hit with hefty fines and license disqualifications under tough speeding laws – later changed – introduced for the South Eastern Freeway downtrack will head to court early next year in a bid to overturn their penalties, as amendments to the laws stall in Parliament.
South Australia’s biennial regional business survey, released today, found skills availability, coronavirus restrictions and digital infrastructure as the top key challenges for the state’s regional companies, following a turbulent year of bushfires and pandemic.
Tonsley-based hi-tech company Micro-X has signed a $1.3 million contract with Saab Australia for its military-grade mobile x-ray units, as construction begins on a new $10 million headquarters in the precinct for outdoor blind manufacturer Ziptrak.