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Current Issues


Hills Transport Forum

I will be hosting a Hills Transport Forum with Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan at Blackwood on June 28. We will be discussing the recent announcements of the Blackwood roundabout upgrade, Springbank Road, Daws Road, Goodwood Road intersection upgrade and other hills transport issues. Detai... ... (Wednesday, 28 June 2017)

Window into Shandong 2015

South Australia’s biggest investment and trade mission to China’s Shandong Province was the culmination of almost 30 years of relationship building with our sister state.Understanding the modern Chinese commercial market will ensure that South Australian businesses will have a strategic advantage to... ... (Wednesday, 29 July 2015)

Defence Shipbuilding

Hansard Extract: The Hon. M.L.J. HAMILTON-SMITH (Waite—Minister for Investment and Trade, Minister for Defence Industries, Minister for Veterans' Affairs) (14:05): I seek leave to make a ministerial statement. Leave granted. The Hon. M.L.J. HAMILTON-SMITH: The most important single jobs and industry... ... (Wednesday, 03 June 2015)

Investment and Trade Initiatives

Hansard Extract: Ms VLAHOS (Taylor) (14:42): My question is to the Minister for Investment and Trade. What are the government's plans for investment and trade following South Australia's business month in China? The Hon. M.L.J. HAMILTON-SMITH (Waite—Minister for Investment and Trade, Minister for De... ... (Tuesday, 02 June 2015)

Nepal Earthquake

Hansard Extract Ms COOK (Fisher) (14:56): My question is to the Minister for Investment and Trade. Could the minister please update the house on South Australia's trade links into South-East Asia and assistance with relief efforts into Nepal? The Hon. M.L.J. HAMILTON-SMITH (Waite—Minister for I... ... (Thursday, 07 May 2015)

Major projects continue to flow across the State

Today I attended the launch of the 2014-15 Major Developments Directory by Premier Jay Weatherill. Thank you to the hard working team in the Department of State Development. We currently have $94.7billion in the pipeline. Jobs are good. To view the directory: www.statedevelopment.sa.gov.au/mdd ... (Wednesday, 03 December 2014)

China-Australia Free Trade Agreement

Hansard ExtractsThe Hon. M.L.J. HAMILTON-SMITH: I thank the member for Colton for his question because yesterday the Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, and the Chinese President, Mr Xi Jinping, signed the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement which we are discussing today. It is a historic agree... ... (Wednesday, 19 November 2014)

Anger over cemetery re-use plan

There is anger over a plan to re-use the grave of one of South Australia's founding fathers, Sir Thomas elder. Channel 7- Tim Noonan reports. ... (Friday, 17 October 2014)

Defence Shipbuilding

Hansard ExtractThe Hon. M.L.J. HAMILTON-SMITH: Sustaining the future of Australia's naval shipbuilding industry is absolutely vital to our economy, to our advanced manufacturing future and to jobs. We are currently at a critical crossroads, where the federal government will either choose to spend $2... ... (Wednesday, 15 October 2014)

Land 400 Project

Hansard ExtractMrs VLAHOS (Taylor) (14:48): My question is to the Minister for Defence Industries. Can the minister inform the house about the government's effort to attract land vehicle projects, such as the Land 400, to South Australia? The Hon. M.L.J. HAMILTON-SMITH (Waite—Minister for Investment... ... (Thursday, 25 September 2014)