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Tribute to great local member and political reformer Robin Millhouse

As Minister for Investment and Trade, member for Waite, Martin Hamilton-Smith has paid tribute to the electorate’s long serving former member, the Honourable Robin Millhouse QC, who passed away late last month. In China this week leading a trade delegation, the Minister’s tribute was read in today’s... ... (Tuesday, 09 May 2017)

'Mitcham AFA Family' Book Launch

Hon MARTIN HAMILTON-SMITH MP Speaking at ‘Mitcham AFA Family’ Book Launch Thank you for inviting me to officially launch the Mitcham AFA Family. I still remember the first time I visited this AFA. I would have been no older than 11. At that age, I imagine, I was probably running amok outside on the ... ... (Monday, 05 December 2016)

'Mitcham AFA Family' Book Launch

Operation SLIPPER National Commemorative Activity

Good morning ladies and gentleman We gather today to honour the service and sacrifice which you and more than 34,500 Australians have made, from the Department of Defence, the Australian Federal Police, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and other government agencies who have deployed as pa... ... (Saturday, 21 March 2015)

South Australian Launch of Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre

I’m delighted to be here this evening for the South Australian launch of the Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre. Now, more than ever, national security is at the forefront of the community’s mind. On a daily basis the media is inundating us with frightening incidents from across the globe... ... (Wednesday, 12 November 2014)

Repat Foundation’s Remembrance Business Breakfast

Good morning ladies and gentlemIan it's  a pleasure to speak to you this morning and to introduce our guest speaker Dr Brendan Nelson. We give our thanks to the Repat Foundation for inviting Dr Nelson to be with us today. The invaluable work the Foundation continues to do in supporting the Vete... ... (Friday, 07 November 2014)

Opening of Nets at the Sturt Baseball Club, Norman Reserve

It’s a pleasure to be here today as a guest of the Sturt Baseball Club and on behalf of the State Government to recognise the official opening of the new safety netting at Norman Reserve. The Sturt Baseball Club was one of the earliest clubs to be established in South Australia in 1908. Its first ho... ... (Saturday, 11 October 2014)

Business SA Export Awards

At the turn of the 20th Century South Australia was one of the most prolific exporters of wheat flour in the world, with more than 60 mills in operation. Now we only have 5 flour mills. We export wheat in bulk - the jobs and enterprise within flour mills is now offshore. Last month I visited the Lau... ... (Friday, 10 October 2014)

South Australia- The Defence State Dinner Speech ( Land Forces 2014)

South Australia is serious about Defence. It’s a critical sector for our State, creating long-term employment, attracting significant investment and driving innovation. It forms the foundation of our advanced manufacturing future, and is increasingly important with the loss of the State’s automotive... ... (Sunday, 21 September 2014)

SA Press Club Speech

It’s been six years since I stood here and outlined a Master Plan for Adelaide, the then Opposition’s keynote policy statement to spark debate with the goal of moving South Australia forward. Rex Jory wrote in The Advertiser the following day, “This was the most important speech in state politics in... ... (Friday, 27 June 2014)