Mid-Year Budget Review turbo-charges state’s strong ongoing economic and jobs recovery

  The Marshall Liberal Government’s 2021-22 Mid-Year Budget Review (MYBR) continues to chart the state’s strong path out of the pandemic, providing further support for our economic and jobs recovery through record infrastructure investment, extra economic stimulus and support for businesses impacted by COVID restrictions.   The MYBR, released today, shows that although the 2021-22…

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Funds SA investments produce strong annual returns

  Funds SA managed investments have continued their strong annual performance, reflecting positive financial returns for clients including the state’s 100,000 public sector workers.   The Funds SA Annual Report 2020-21, recently tabled in Parliament, shows the most popular investment option (Balanced Tax-Exempt) achieved the highest 1-year return on record.   Chant West*, a leading…

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White line fever as Black Friday sales herald Christmas trade period, jobs bonanza

  It’s the busiest trading day on Rundle Mall’s calendar and, today, the starter’s gun fires on the lucrative Christmas retail period, with stores across the state bracing for the annual Black Friday sales extravaganza.   Three days after SA re-opened its borders to fully vaccinated interstate travellers, thousands of consumers, including recently reunited family…

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Christmas comes early to the city and ‘burbs as retailers get set to welcome fully-vaxxed interstate visitors

  South Australia’s existing ‘dog’s breakfast’ shop trading laws would have forced suburban retailers, including shopping centres and supermarkets, to stay shut for 6 out of 10 days over the critical Christmas/New Year trading period.   This would stymie the state’s strong economic growth and reduce job opportunities for hundreds of young workers, as well…

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