The LGA is the peak membership organisation in South Australia that provides services, support and leadership to all 68 councils.
The organisation provides this leadership through representation to State and Federal governments, as well as to other key stakeholders.
One of the LGA’s key roles is as a driver of economic growth and development, and the organisation is leading collaboration between local and state government for a more prosperous South Australia.
Part of this collaboration focuses on supporting and facilitating small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to engage with China.
To achieve this, the LGA has entered into a partnership with the Shandong Bureau of Commerce to develop the SASD Connect platform.
This initiative aims to facilitate SMEs to engage with international markets, allowing local government to play a critical supporting role.