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Entries for September 2015

Government and unions agree to peaceful way forward on submarines

The State Government has reached an accord with three key unions to ensure industrial action does not obstruct a local build of future submarines in Adelaide.Today’s news follows yesterday’s appointment of Senator Marise Payne as Australia’s new Minister for Defence and provides further incentive fo... ... (Monday, 21 September 2015)

Huge defence contingent converges on Adelaide

Adelaide will host Australia’s largest land defence exhibition, Land Forces which is expected to inject more than $16 million into the state’s economy. Global delegates will converge on Adelaide in September 2016 for the biennial event, which will be conducted in conjunction with the Australian Ar... ... (Friday, 18 September 2015)

Global economic expert to head South Australian investment agency

An international expert and former head of the Welsh Government’s trade and investment body has been appointed Chief Executive of South Australia’s new investment agency.Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith said Michael Hnyda brings a wealth of global experience to the role includ... ... (Friday, 11 September 2015)

$4 billion iron ore project strikes agreement with China

The stock exchange has today been advised that a major South Australian iron ore project has taken a significant step closer to development, after agreements were struck with five Chinese steel companies.Iron Road has signed with five global leading Chinese steel companies, including with Shandong I... ... (Wednesday, 09 September 2015)

$70 million agricultural park to be built in South Australia

A South Australia-Shandong consortium has proposed a $70 million agricultural consolidation park in Adelaide, which would supply premium food and wine to China. The agreement to construct the park was signed at an official welcome dinner last night attended by Premier Jay Weatherill and Shandong’s C... ... (Wednesday, 09 September 2015)

Shandong shines at Royal Adelaide Show’s largest international exhibition

The State Government has helped establish the Shandong Exhibition at the Royal Adelaide Show, which is the largest international display in the event’s history.Cabinet visited the exhibition today to welcome some of the 150 trade delegates who are part of China’s largest ever trade delegation to Sou... ... (Monday, 07 September 2015)

Cenotaph new home at Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden Walk

The Australasian Soldiers Dardanelles Cenotaph, the first Australian memorial to the Gallipoli campaign could become a feature of the Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden Walk. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Martin Hamilton-Smith will attend the 100th anniversary of the memorial on Sunday and has propose... ... (Friday, 04 September 2015)

Former ASC Chief Executive joins Defence SA Advisory Board

The South Australian Government has strengthened its pursuit of major maritime projects including the next generation of submarines, with three key appointments.Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith said that global submarine industry expert Steve Ludlam, formerly Chief Executive of ... ... (Tuesday, 01 September 2015)