The Southern Alexandrina Business Association

2016 Customer Service Awards Nominations now open!

The Southern Alexandrina Business Association is calling for nominations for the 2016 Customer Service Awards. The closing date is Friday March 25th so make sure you nominate soon.


2014 Mayoral and Councillor questions

SABA, as a service to our Business members, have asked a group of relevant questions of all Candidates for Ward Councillors or Mayor for the 2014 Alexandrina Council elections.



Customer Service Awards / Cittaslow Awards 2014

The SABA Customer Service Awards in conjunction with the Cittaslow Awards was held at the South Lakes Golf Club on Thursday April 10th.  It was an evening of recognition given for the excellence in customer service that the Alexandrina region displays.



Partnership Seminar Series Launched

SABA announced the launch of a partnership between themselves and the Goolwa and District Community Bank Branch, to bring to their members a series of business training evenings. These catered events and seminars are at no cost to SABA members, but other interested people can attend for a nominal fee.


The Southern Alexandrina Business Association Inc. (SABA) was established in 2000 to support the activities of businesses in Port Elliot, Middleton, Goolwa, Hindmarsh Island and Currency Creek. 

SABA aims to promote and develop business and commerce in this region. SABA members are encouraged to foster civic pride, develop networks and promote consultation, cooperation and coordination amongst their businesses. SABA advocates the use and patronage of local produce and helps to raise awareness of issues that affect local operators

Why should you belong to SABA?

Members can gain:

  • Access to business training services and seminars
  • Networking opportunities with fellow traders
  • Advice on finding solutions for your Council concerns
  • A forum to air your views
  • An opportunity to hear interesting speakers at functions
  • Access to government grants and assistance
  • Ideas on how to build a more viable community
  • A bimonthly newsletter
  • Free listings on the SABA website and SABA Business Directory
  • Membership to Business Watch group

SABA initiated the successful introduction of CITTASLOW (Slow Towns) for Goolwa and continues to look for opportunities to provide businesses with new development and promotional possibilities.

SABA has strongly supported the Goolwa Needs Water Now campaign.

SABA worked with the Alexandrina Council to help develop the Goolwa Trade Park.

SABA actively supports the annual GOOLWA ALIVE STREET MARKET held on the Sunday of the Labour Day Weekend (usually at the beginning of October) and AROUND GOOLWA with History Week at the end of May.

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