Independent ratings agencies, industry groups respond to SA State Budget 2021-22

Following the release of the State Budget 2021-22, independent credit ratings agencies have noted the state’s improving economic outlook, record job-creating infrastructure investment and strong financial management.   S&P Global said the Budget, handed down by Treasurer Rob Lucas yesterday, shows an ‘improving economic outlook that supports a gradual return to operating surpluses’ and record…

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Huge hip-pocket savings for families and households, as Marshall Government drives down cost of doing business in SA to create jobs

  Family household budgets continue to stretch a whole lot further under the Marshall Liberal Government’s lower-cost policies, with the average* Adelaide household now around $940 a year better off.   The huge hip-pocket savings include massive reductions in average household water and sewerage bills (an average $191 a year saving), cheaper ESL bills ($184), cheaper…

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Creating jobs focus of State Budget 2021-22 as SA’s strong economic rebound continues

  Thousands of local jobs will be created over the next four years as the State Budget 2021-22 drives South Australia’s ongoing economic recovery through targeted stimulus, record infrastructure investment, lower costs for businesses and increased industry growth support.   An enormous infrastructure pipeline – worth a record $17.9 billion over the next 4 years…

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Healing health system at heart of State Budget 2021-22 which charts path out of COVID for a stronger South Australia – by creating jobs, building what matters and delivering better services

    The final State Budget of the Marshall Liberal Government’s first term secures South Australia’s strong ongoing economic recovery, with a record $17.9 billion job-creating infrastructure spend over four years and a substantial investment in health to support the State’s continuing management of the pandemic, ease pressure on emergency departments, reduce ramping and improve the lives of all South Australians.…

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SA Ambulance Service says chalking is damaging ambulances and graffiti slogans ‘frightening’ elderly patients

  Several lifesaving ambulances will be forced off the road and into panel beaters to repair thousands of dollars of significant damage – including dented bonnets – caused by staff climbing on top of the vehicles to deface them as part of union’s ‘chalking’ industrial action.   In some cases, long-lasting paint – not chalk…

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Port Bonython Export Precinct EOI

Mr President, I rise to give a statement about the Port Bonython Export Precinct EOI process being undertaken by the Department of Treasury and Finance. Port Bonython, due to its location and infrastructure, is recognised for its high strategic value and potential to support development of a range of industries and uses. These include, but…

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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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