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Entries for November 2015

All bids are in – Federal Government must build 12 submarines

Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith said South Australia must build the nation’s next generation of submarines and only 12 will secure a continuous industry.Today the deadline closed for responses to the Federal Government’s competitive evaluation process to select an international... ... (Monday, 30 November 2015)

Regional South Australia provides investment focus for China and Malaysia

Opportunities for business investment and trade between China, Malaysia and regional South Australia will be the focus of today’s Invest in Regional South Australia Exhibition in Adelaide.Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith said the exhibition will provide an opportunity for Chin... ... (Friday, 27 November 2015)

Lockheed Martin high-tech laboratory benefits industry and researchers

Global defence company Lockheed Martin has opened a high-tech laboratory in Adelaide today, which will create opportunities for industry innovation and research. Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith said Lockheed Martin is one of the world’s largest defence contractors.“This new Sub... ... (Friday, 27 November 2015)

Rare Anzac exhibition opens at State Library

An exhibition that tells the stories of ten Turkish and ten Anzac soldiers, who fought in the trenches at Gallipoli, will be launched at the State Library tonight. Titled “From Hostility to Lasting Friendship – Cultural Reflections from the Turkish and Anzac Soldier Narratives,” the exhibition will ... ... (Wednesday, 25 November 2015)

South Australia signs Sister-State agreement with Rajasthan India

Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith has signed a historic sister-state agreement between the governments of South Australia and India’s Rajasthan. Following successful visits to Rajasthan by Premier Jay Weatherill, Deputy Premier John Rau and a state government led business miss... ... (Friday, 20 November 2015)

South Australian exporters to benefit from Indonesia’s rapid growth

Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith has arrived in Indonesia to build further discussions around the State Government’s in-country trade representation. The delegation will also converge on Djakarta to support the Australia Indonesia Business Week, with Federal Government Trade M... ... (Monday, 16 November 2015)

SA embarks on key trade mission to Indonesia

The South Australian Government will embark on its first trade mission to Indonesia since the execution of Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.Following the Federal Government’s decision to withdraw its Ambassador to Indonesia in April this year in protest, ministerial engagements between t... ... (Wednesday, 11 November 2015)

Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden Walk design revealed

An interpretive wall made from local black granite and an open blade fence along the Government House Kintore Avenue boundary are key features of the Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden Walk design released today. Marking Remembrance Day, Premier Jay Weatherill revealed the design alongside Governor Hie... ... (Wednesday, 11 November 2015)

Hundreds of South Australian exporters target new international markets

South Australian exporters have participated in a first-of-its-kind survey to support the State Government with its international engagement strategy. Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith said the survey was sent to around 1800 South Australian exporters across every industry. ... ... (Wednesday, 04 November 2015)

International trade program ramps up to grow exports and create jobs

The State Government has strengthened its international engagement strategy with the launch of a trade mission blueprint to assist businesses to increase exports and create jobs. Following the State Government’s largest ever delegation to China, the 2016 program will again target key global markets.... ... (Tuesday, 03 November 2015)