Delivering for South Australia

The State Government is working hard every day to deliver real change in South Australia.

Change that creates more jobs, lower costs for families and businesses and better government services.

We have created a strong foundation and will keep building on what we’ve started, delivering for you, your family and the community.

20,000 new apprenticeships and traineeships

20,000 new apprenticeships and traineeships

We have launched the Skilling South Australia initiative, a $203 million partnership with the Federal Government to create over 20,000 new apprenticeships and traineeships.

No payroll tax for small business

No payroll tax for small business

Legislation has been introduced to Parliament to exempt all businesses with payrolls less than $1.5m from payroll tax from 1 January 2019.

Oaklands Crossing grade separation

Oaklands Crossing grade separation

Work on grade separation at Oaklands Crossing is now underway. This important project will improve safety and travel times at this busy intersection.

Better freight infrastructure

Better freight infrastructure

We are providing $20 million to develop a masterplan for GlobeLink, a generational upgrade of our export infrastructure. A tender to develop a business case has been released as the first step.

Gawler line electrification

Gawler line electrification

The Marshall Liberal Government will deliver the $615 million Gawler line electification project. This project will improve travel time, while supporting population growth in the region.

Darlington project milestone: bridge open to traffic

Darlington project milestone: bridge open to traffic

In a major milestone for the $620 million Darlington Upgrade Project, the 3,000 tonne bridge on Main South Road over the Southern Expressway has now opened to traffic.

Shop trading hours

Shop trading hours

The State Government is continuing its campaign for shop trading hours reform, to give South Australian's greater freedom of choice on when they can shop, work and trade. 

Regional roads and infrastructure

Regional roads and infrastructure

We have established a $315 million Regional Roads and Infrastructure Fund.

Tourism in SA reaches record $6.7 billion

Tourism in SA reaches record $6.7 billion

South Australia’s tourism appeal continues to grow, with the state attracting more visitors than ever before, whilst notching up a record $6.7 billion in visitor expenditure.

Opening up new trade offices

Opening up new trade offices

The process is underway to establish more trade offices in order to create jobs by boosting South Australia's international trade. The first of these offices has been opened in Shanghai, with China being our largest two-way trading partner.

Pipeline supports jobs

Pipeline supports jobs

Work on the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme is underway, supporting 150 manufacturing and construction jobs. Once complete, the NAIS will add $578 m to the state's economy each year and create over 3,000 jobs.

Investing in entrepreneurial education

Investing in entrepreneurial education

The process is underway to identify four high schools to be designated entrepreneurial schools, giving our children the skills they need for the jobs of the future.

Moratorium on fracking

Moratorium on fracking

A moratorium on fracking in the Limestone Coast region has been implemented.

New Technical College

New Technical College

$5 million has been allocated to enable the establishment of at least one new technical college in the western suburbs of Adelaide with a focus on encouraging students to prepare for work in the defence sector.

Glenthorne National Park and reservoirs

Glenthorne National Park and reservoirs

$15 million has been allocated to commence the establishment of Glenthorne National Park and to open up reservoirs for recreational activities. Key progress to date includes the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding by the State Government and the University of Adelaide as a major step in the transfer of Glenthorne Farm to State Government ownership. 

Regional Growth Fund

Regional Growth Fund

A $150 million Regional Growth Fund has been established as part of a decade-long plan to support jobs growth and boost local economies.

Reforming Natural Resource Management

Reforming Natural Resource Management

Preparations are underway to repeal the Natural Resources Management Act and introduce a Landscape South Australia Act. 

SA Productivity Commission

SA Productivity Commission

The South Australian Productivity Commission has been established, with Matthew Butlin appointed as chair. The commission will provide advice on cutting red tape, improving government services and delivering much-needed economic reform.

Establish Infrastructure SA

Establish Infrastructure SA

Parliament has passed legislation to establish an independent body, Infrastructure SA, to ensure SA has better productive infrastructure planning to grow our economy and create jobs. 

Stopping ticket scalpers

Stopping ticket scalpers

Legislation to protect the public from ticket scalpers has passed Parliament, seeking to cap the resale price of a ticket to sporting and entertainment events - where organisers have imposed resale restrictions on the event - at 110% of the purchase price.

$1 million for regional airport upgrades

$1 million for regional airport upgrades

We are delivering funding for regional airport upgrades to help improve access to regional communities and to make traveling across the state easier.

New Defence Landing Pad

New Defence Landing Pad

The Defence Landing Pad, to be located in Adelaide’s new innovation neighbourhood Lot Fourteen, will provide a home for global companies to develop their Australian business strategy, plan local operations and drive industry investment. 

North-South Corridor progress

North-South Corridor progress

We have secured additional federal funding to progress the North-South Corridor, with the Pym Street to Regency Road section a priority. $5.5 million has also been allocated to complete the business cases for the remaining sections of the corridor. 

Helping businesses reach new markets

Helping businesses reach new markets

We have launched the South Australia Export Accelerator grant to help small to medium businesses enter international markets.

Additional support for TAFE SA

Additional support for TAFE SA

We are providing $109.8 million in additional support to TAFE SA to help TAFE deliver quality training that achieves real job outcomes.