Ringing endorsement from SA business community for Riverbank Arena

A cavalcade of prominent South Australian business leaders have endorsed the job creation and economic benefits of the Marshall Liberal Government’s multipurpose Riverbank Arena.   At Business SA’s State Budget Luncheon at Adelaide Oval on Friday, Shadow Treasurer Stephen Mullighan re-stated Labor’s opposition to this job-creating, transformational project, only to be followed by a panel…

Mullighan’s mess – failed Gillman deal costs millions in revenue and thousands of promised jobs

  A deal approved by former Labor Ministers Stephen Mullighan and Tom Koutsantonis, which promised thousands of jobs at Gillman and more than $70 million in revenue, has been another spectacular failure.   Just prior to the last state election, the then Housing and Urban Development Minister Stephen Mullighan – the architect of the deal…

Independent ratings agencies, industry groups respond to SA State Budget 2021-22

Following the release of the State Budget 2021-22, independent credit ratings agencies have noted the state’s improving economic outlook, record job-creating infrastructure investment and strong financial management.   S&P Global said the Budget, handed down by Treasurer Rob Lucas yesterday, shows an ‘improving economic outlook that supports a gradual return to operating surpluses’ and record…

Huge hip-pocket savings for families and households, as Marshall Government drives down cost of doing business in SA to create jobs

  Family household budgets continue to stretch a whole lot further under the Marshall Liberal Government’s lower-cost policies, with the average* Adelaide household now around $940 a year better off.   The huge hip-pocket savings include massive reductions in average household water and sewerage bills (an average $191 a year saving), cheaper ESL bills ($184), cheaper…

Creating jobs focus of State Budget 2021-22 as SA’s strong economic rebound continues

  Thousands of local jobs will be created over the next four years as the State Budget 2021-22 drives South Australia’s ongoing economic recovery through targeted stimulus, record infrastructure investment, lower costs for businesses and increased industry growth support.   An enormous infrastructure pipeline – worth a record $17.9 billion over the next 4 years…

Healing health system at heart of State Budget 2021-22 which charts path out of COVID for a stronger South Australia – by creating jobs, building what matters and delivering better services

    The final State Budget of the Marshall Liberal Government’s first term secures South Australia’s strong ongoing economic recovery, with a record $17.9 billion job-creating infrastructure spend over four years and a substantial investment in health to support the State’s continuing management of the pandemic, ease pressure on emergency departments, reduce ramping and improve the lives of all South Australians.…

Roadmap for SA’s future job-creating infrastructure projects

  A significant pipeline of potential future job-creating infrastructure projects is being supported with a $27 million expansion of the Marshall Liberal Government’s ‘Business Case Fund’ in the upcoming State Budget.   The fund, established last year with an initial $10 million investment, provides funding towards the costs of preparing business cases on possible key…

Toxic culture – what will Malinauskas do about litany of complaints from some Labor MP electorate staffers?

  Labor leader Peter Malinauskas has serious questions to answer about precisely what he knew about complaints made by several staffers, including junior trainees, in the electorate offices of some of his Labor MPs – and what action he’s going to take now the revelations have been made public.   Documents released under Freedom of…

SA Ambulance Service says chalking is damaging ambulances and graffiti slogans ‘frightening’ elderly patients

  Several lifesaving ambulances will be forced off the road and into panel beaters to repair thousands of dollars of significant damage – including dented bonnets – caused by staff climbing on top of the vehicles to deface them as part of union’s ‘chalking’ industrial action.   In some cases, long-lasting paint – not chalk…