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.…

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New super laws to provide public servants choice

Eligible South Australian public sector workers, including nurses and teachers, will be able to choose their preferred superannuation fund under new laws that have passed State Parliament.   For many years, membership of the state’s Triple S superannuation scheme administered through Super SA has been mandatory for public servants – in direct contrast to the…

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Huge jobs windfall as SA showered with about $1 billion a year in Federal transport infrastructure spending

  South Australia has been showered with about $1 billion a year in Federal Government transport infrastructure spending over the forward estimates, supporting a massive pipeline of job-creating projects over the next four years and beyond.   Treasurer Rob Lucas welcomed the ‘significant jobs windfall’ for SA in last night’s Federal Budget 2021-22, which will…

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Marshall Government welcomes Federal ‘Recovery’ Budget

The Marshall Liberal Government has welcomed the Federal Government’s 2021-22 Budget for its strong focus on ongoing national economic and jobs recovery from the global COVID-19 pandemic.   Treasurer Rob Lucas said the significant investment in job-creating infrastructure projects across the state, as well as targeted funding to support working families, single homebuyers, and low-and-middle…

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Fees and charges to rise by standard 1.9 per cent

The State Government has today gazetted a schedule of fees and charges for 2021-22, with most to increase by the standard government indexation rate of 1.9% – which is consistent with the practice under the former Labor government.   The 1.9% increase covers a range of charges, including conveyancing fees, land valuations, motor vehicle registration…

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Government to hire extra 74 ambulance officers after union agrees to recommend deal to members

South Australians seeking urgent medical attention, and SA’s hardworking ambulance officers and paramedics, will be further supported with the State Government employing an extra 74 full-time equivalent ambos as part of the resolution to the current long-running industrial dispute with the Ambulance Employees Association (AEA).   In what would be the end to the current…

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