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Entries for September 2017

New Defence SA CE to lead agency into new horizons

As South Australia’s growing multi-million dollar defence sector enters an exciting era of growth and new horizons, experienced industry leader Mr Richard Price has been announced new Chief Executive of Defence SA. Defence and Space Industries Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith announced the appointment... ... (Thursday, 28 September 2017)

South Australia is ready to play a leading role in new national space agency

Premier Jay Weatherill says South Australia is ready to play a leading role in the space industry, welcoming the Federal Government’s decision to establish a national space agency. The newly-established South Australian Space Industry Centre (SASIC), Australia’s first dedicated centre to grow the sp... ... (Monday, 25 September 2017)

International space congress off to a flying start

South Australian space sector firms, start-ups and entrepreneurs should register interest in a new development fund to take their innovative ideas to the next level, says Defence and Space Industries Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith. Minister Hamilton-Smith made the call on the eve of next week’s Inte... ... (Monday, 25 September 2017)

SA’s giant national leading leap into space industry

South Australia is leading the way in space industry development with the creation of the nation’s first dedicated centre to grow the local space economy and create future high-tech jobs. The establishment of a South Australian Space Industry Centre (SASIC) has been announced, ahead of the 68th... ... (Thursday, 21 September 2017)

SA defence businesses have UK export deals and jobs in their sights

Nine South Australian defence companies will showcase their capabilities and connect with new partners in the UK at one of the world’s largest defence and security  events starting in London today.  Heading up the State Government’s first-ever Europe/UK business mission, Minister for Def... ... (Tuesday, 12 September 2017)

Australian naval shipbuilding jobs and investment face new crisis

Tender documents released at a Senate inquiry today reveal that the successful designer – BAE, Fincantieri or Navantia – will be given the right to choose their own workforce and their own supply chain as well as having operational control of the Osborne shipyards. The documents confirm State Govern... ... (Friday, 08 September 2017)

China delegation to further explore economic opportunities with South Australia

China delegation to further explore economic opportunities with South Australia Forty international buyers from Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shanghai arrive in South Australia today to source premium food, wine and consumer goods from local businesses. Approximately 120 South Australian companies will s... ... (Wednesday, 06 September 2017)