(CONSULTATION NOW CLOSED) Share your views on proposed amendments to the Small Business Commissioner Act 2011 aimed to enhance dispute resolution for small businesses in South Australia.

Public Consultation is now closed. Thank you for those who provided their feedback.

We are seeking your feedback on a proposal to amend the Small Business Commissioner Act 2011.

The purpose of the reforms is to:

  • provide clarity around the advocacy, dispute resolution and compliance functions undertaken by the South Australian Small Business Commissioner (SASBC)
  • provide distinction between other government agencies involved in the small business sector
  • support the future strategic direction of our agency.


The Small Business Commissioner Act 2011 commenced on 22 March 2012 and established the office of the South Australian Small Business Commissioner (SASBC) and its functions.

Changes to the operating environment for small businesses has prompted our office to consider how we can better support businesses requiring our services.

Get involved

We invite your feedback on the proposed amendments to ensure they achieve the objective of assisting small businesses to succeed.

You can get involved by:

What are the next steps?

Following consultation, we will consider all feedback received and finalise the Bill to be introduced into Parliament in early 2024.

For more  information, to view documents and view the proposed amendments, click here

Consultation closes 5 November 2023