Adelaide is the fifth largest city in Australia, the capital of the state of South Australia. It was founded in 1836 and named after the wide of King William IV.
Adelaide is a booming town and with a growing population of 1.2million people. It is one of the top destinations in Australia for expats as it is cheaper than other parts of Australia but there are many businesses based and trading out of Adelaide.
News Corporation which is now a multinational and multibillion dollar organization was set up as News Limited in 1923 in Adelaide. The only South Australian daily newspaper is the Advertiser, published by News Corp. News Limited operates as News Corporation’s Australian brand which is “The Australian” Corporation.
Health Care and Social Assistance
This is South Australia’s largest employment sector. Those who work in health care and social assistance represent nearly 13% of the state average annual employment. For those looking for a new challenge working in a different environment, head over to Adelaide. SA Health employs more than 37,000 people serving the states hospitals and medical centres.
Manufacturing and High Tech
Nearly 50% of the cars made in Australia are built in the General Motors plant in Adelaide. The city also has over 40% of Australia’s high tech electronics industry which produces electronic systems sold worldwide. The are used for applications in different industrial sectors such as defence, communications, medical, food and industrial.
Nearly 72% of Australian defence companies are in Adelaide. The Defence Science and Technology Organisaton and BAE Systems Australia and Lockheed Martin Australia are in Edinburgh Parks. Saab Systems and Raytheon are near Technology Park.
It is easy to set up working in Australia. Those who want to work independently will need to fill out a Australian Securities and Investments Commission Form. They will also need to register their 11 digital Australian Business Number (ABN). There are many printing in Adelaide businesses who can help you with your marketing.
As Adelaide is growing many of the companies that were once in the CBD have moved out to the suburbs. The CBD is nearly one square mile and has many historic buildings such as the Parliament House and State Library. Many people migrate to SA as it is affordable, more so than in other parts of Australia especially when compared to Perth, WA. It is also good weather, 4 different seasons and there is a lot to keep you busy, more restaurants and cafes per capital than elsewhere in Australia.
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