Malinauskas a risk to State’s economic recovery

  Labor leader Peter Malinauskas’ reckless approach to decision making in this pre-election period is now a clear risk to our state’s economic recovery.   Mr Malinauskas has been virtually writing blank cheques for uncosted election promises and threatening to intervene and overturn multi-million-dollar project decisions by independent boards.   Treasurer Rob Lucas said just…

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Hospital cleaners, orderlies and disability sector staff vote ‘YES’ to new pay deal

  The Marshall Liberal Government has successfully settled another enterprise agreement, this time with approximately 6,600 weekly paid staff – most of whom work in hospitals and the disability sector, including disability services officers, hospital cleaners, orderlies, sterilisation technicians, and food services staff.   An overwhelming majority (94 per cent) of those who participated in…

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Independent retail boom under Marshall Government’s sensible shop trading policies

  In a testament to the huge success of the Marshall Liberal Government’s sensible approach to shop trading reform, independent supermarkets are thriving and expanding with new, state-of-the-art suburban and city stores and a multi-million-dollar distribution centre three times the size of the MCG.   Contrary to the alarmist claims of Labor and the Independent…

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Independent industrial umpire asked to resolve enterprise agreement with ambulance employees

  The State Government has sought to resolve the long running enterprise bargaining negotiations with the ambulance union by seeking an arbitrated resolution from the SA Employment Tribunal.   Enterprise bargaining negotiations with the Ambulance Employees Association of SA (AEA) commenced in May 2019, but despite a series of meetings and discussions over close to…

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State Government enters agreement to sell all shares in international development business Scope Global

The State Government has today entered into an agreement to sell all its shares in Scope Global, its international development business, to Palladium. Announcing the signing of the share sale agreement, Treasurer Rob Lucas said it is appropriate for the State to divest its wholly-owned interest in Scope Global to both minimise the Government’s exposure…

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