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Entries for November 2017

Small business success drives South Australia’s new economy

South Australia’s transition to a new economy is accelerating backed by the success of its $35 billion small business sector and one of the nation’s best trend unemployment rates of 5.6 per cent.Releasing the 2017 Annual Small Business Statement and announcing the new Excellence in Business Fun... ... (Tuesday, 28 November 2017)

Winner Announced for Patrol Vessels

The Australian Government today announced Lurssen of Germany as the successful designer for the $3.6 billion Offshore Patrol Vessel program (OPV).   In congratulating Lurssen on the project win, Defence and Space Industries Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith said the project was likely to crea... ... (Friday, 24 November 2017)

Small business front and centre

Today’s opening of a new small business shopfront in the CBD is part of the State Government’scommitment to back the sector, help it grow and create more jobs.The new Small Business Centre was opened this afternoon at 99 Gawler Place, by Minister for Small Business Martin Hamilton-Smith and Treasure... ... (Wednesday, 15 November 2017)

Springbank / Daws Intersection - November Transport Forum

I will be running a Public Forum on November 27th for Hon Stephen Mullighan MP, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, to discuss transport issues in my electorate. DPTI will have information on the upgrade to the Springbank Road, Daws Road, Goodwood Road intersection. I am seeking community fee... ... (Thursday, 09 November 2017)

Sustainable water management a major focus for India trade mission

South Australia’s water management expertise are being put to work in India, with several key initiatives significantly progressed during the South Australian Government trade mission to India this week. Leading the latest mission, Investment and Trade Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith said SA has faci... ... (Wednesday, 08 November 2017)

Jobs growth no shock from new partnership

New advanced manufacturing jobs and export opportunities will flow from a new partnership between South Australian suspension maker, Supashock and an Indian automotive manufacturer.Today the companies will sign an agreement at the Taj Mahal Hotel, in Mumbai, to strengthen collaboration as Supashock ... ... (Wednesday, 08 November 2017)

Biggest Meet the Buyer event opens the door for local SMEs looking to grow jobs

Details of key State Government building and construction projects will be presented to 460 South Australian business taking part in today’s largest ever Meet the Buyer event. Industry participation in government contracting is now a critical consideration for all areas of State Government expenditu... ... (Wednesday, 08 November 2017)

Mission to India to further strengthen trade, investment and job opportunities

More than 50 delegates will leave for India today, to visit the cities of Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur and Bengaluru, and further develop trade and investment opportunities for South Australia. India is South Australia’s fourth largest trading partner, with two-way trade valued at AUD$1.12 billion in 2016.... ... (Wednesday, 08 November 2017)