Liberals support local government job creation

The State Liberals are calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to adopt its Community Infrastructure Fund policy to support local government infrastructure projects and protect South Australians from council rate rises. At the 2014 State Election, the State Liberals proposed establishing a Community Infrastructure Fund, which had the potential to unlock up to $500 million…

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ESCOSA Chair rejects key claims by Koutsantonis

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas has claimed evidence from the Chairman of ESCOSA Dr Pat Walsh to State Parliament’s Budget and Finance Committee directly contradicts key claims on water pricing made by Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis. Mr Koutsantonis has for many months been rejecting claims made by former ESCOSA CEO Paul Kerin and former Commissioner Professor Richard…

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South Australia housing a growing problem

The latest building approval data from the Australian Bureau Statistics shows a sustained decline in the number of dwellings approved in South Australia in the last 12 months. During the last 12 months the total number of houses approved fell by a dangerous 9.6 per cent. “The fact South Australians are building fewer homes is…

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SA ranked second-to-last in CommSec Report

South Australia has been ranked 7th out of 8 according to CommSec’s assessment of the state of the states overall economic performance in the July 2015 quarter. South Australia ranked last on unemployment and construction work, with CommSec noting that: “There is little to separate the South Australian and Tasmanian economies in the performance rankings.”…

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Labor plans to mothball sections of NRAH

The State Liberals are calling on the Health Minister Jack Snelling to guarantee that all beds in the new Royal Adelaide Hospital will be available for patient care from the first day that the new facility opens. The Advertiser report based on a Medical Staff Society document raises further very serious questions regarding the operation…

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