Many of the headlines have focused on the impact of the decline of manufacturing on Adelaide’s economy. Nothing new here; this decline has been occurring for decades across Australia and in South Australia.

 

As a result, attention turns to drivers of growth going forward, and how the South Australian economy is positioned to capture opportunities from the new growth sectors for Australia.

 

Adelaide has good exposure to strong growth sectors in the economy such as health, emerging exposure to advanced manufacturing and the city itself undergoing a revitalisation of retail, health, education and residential construction.