Date posted: November 27, 2015

It has been an exciting time for FBA in South Australia. We welcomed two new inductees into our Hall of Fame – Sar Major Canvas Goods and Trailers and d’Arenberg Wines at a gala dinner on 18 November. The event was a sell out and thank you to all who attended to make it a great night.

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Thank you to our event sponsors Statewide Super for supporting the Hall of Fame this year.

Offer from Living Stories
Filmmaker Alison Rogers from Living Stories was honored to be part of the FBA Hall of Fame Dinner for 2015 and to have the opportunity to work with the two inductees, d’Arenberg and Sar Major to tell their stories on film.  Living Stories is offering FBA members a special opportunity for a no fee, no obligation consultation on your business. This includes the development of a short written document outlining the key elements of your family business story and how a Living Story can make it come to life. This offer is open until the end of February 2016. Visit for more information or contact Alison Rogers

View the short films here
For those who were unable to attend the gala dinner, you can view the short films or our inductees d’Arenberg Wines and Sar MajorCanvas Goods and Trailers here.

Events 2016

Make sure you save these dates for events in 2016

  • Feb 17 – Meet the Owner – Classic Timber Furniture
  • April 14 – Family Business Essentials Course
  • May 3 – State Conference – Glenelg Pier Hotel


Congratulations to Andrea Michaels, Director of NDA Law, Adviser Member and Member of the FBA SA Committee on being named a finalist in the 2015 Women in Law awards. Winners are announced on Friday 27 November at an event in Melbourne. Good luck Andrea!

Wishing you a safe and happy holiday season, I look forward to seeing you in 2016.

Amanda Goodfellow
SA/NT State Manager
Family Business Australia