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…

Done deal – ambos vote ‘yes’ to Government’s offer of extra 74 ambulance officers

In a huge vote of confidence in the Marshall Government’s strong plan to further improve our health system, Ambulance Employees Association (AEA) members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the Government’s offer to employ an extra 74 full-time equivalent ambos – in a move that ends the long-running stalemate.   A vote of union members…

Future jobs pipeline as Expressions of Interest sought to develop SA’s Port Bonython

The South Australian Government is inviting national and international expressions of interest to develop land at Port Bonython in the Upper Spencer Gulf, one of South Australia’s most prospective hydrogen export hubs.   The significant renewable energy resources of the region may also support a range of other industrial, mining and related projects and development.…