Motorists save millions on CTP insurance, driving down cost of car rego

South Australian motorists are driving a hard bargain when it comes to renewing their car registration, saving more than $80 million collectively on their CTP insurance premiums in the past 8 months since the market opened to full competition. Since July, when South Australians have been able to choose their own CTP insurer (either AAMI, Allianz, QBE or SGIC) who…

Coles next in line for extended trading hours during Superloop

Coles Rundle Place has become the second supermarket in Rundle Mall to be granted a special State Government exemption to trade extended hours during the Superloop Adelaide 500 weekend, so they can cater for an influx of interstate and international tourists as well as tens of thousands of local motorsport and Adelaide Fringe festival fans. Coles Group wrote to Treasurer Rob…

Woolworths Rundle Mall granted special shop trading exemption to cater for influx of Superloop Adelaide 500 fans

Interstate and international tourists, as well as tens of thousands of local motorsport and Adelaide Fringe festival fans, will be able to pick up additional snacks, drinks and other grocery supplies on their way through the city, with the State Government granting a special exemption to Woolworths Rundle Mall to trade later – until 7pm – next Saturday and Sunday…

Suburban Boxing Day sales ring up record consumer demand

The second year of Boxing Day trade across suburban Adelaide was a ‘roaring success’, with new industry figures revealing record consumer demand last year, as more than 150,000 South Australians and holidaying tourists flocked to the ‘burbs to bag a post-Christmas bargain. Shopping Centre Council of Australia (SCCA) data, using a sample of its member centres, which includes SA’s largest centre…

Government continues significant procurement reform to boost jobs, economic growth

The Marshall Liberal Government has announced its formal response to the final report of the SA Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Government Procurement (Stage 2) – which will result in one of the most significant reforms of the state’s procurement system in more than a decade. Treasurer Rob Lucas said the Government has accepted all 60 of its recommendations – the…

Further bushfire relief measures to assist affected communities

The State Government has today announced tax relief measures and the waiving of fees and charges for people affected by bushfires in South Australia. Tax relief measures include: Ex-gratia tax relief for the stamp duty payable on the purchase of replacement properties and motor vehicles Ex-gratia relief for 2019-20 and 2020-21 land tax liabilities for those directly impacted by bushfires in…