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Hospital Construction Launch Heralds Patient Care Boost

Job-creating construction work at Modbury Hospital, which will ease pressures on emergency departments and boost patient care when finished, has today been launched by the Marshall Liberal Government.

Minister for Health and Wellbeing, Stephen Wade, said the Marshall Liberal Government is investing $96 million to upgrade the Modbury Hospital, increasing surgical capabilities and improving facilities for both patients and staff.

“The former Labor Government downgraded the Modbury Hospital under its disastrous Transforming Health experiment.

First sod turned and more jobs flow on next stage of north-south corridor

The first sod will be turned on the $354 million Regency Road to Pym Street (R2P) Project which will support approximately 210 jobs over the life of the project.

The Morrison and Marshall Governments have partnered to deliver the next link in the 78-kilometre North South Corridor, with the R2P project to provide a new 1.8 kilometre motorway, connecting the South Road Superway to the Torrens Road to River Torrens Project.

SA-NSW Interconnector gets official ‘no regret’ status

In another significant step towards the SA-NSW interconnector the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has classified it a Priority 1 project under its Integrated System Plan and labelled it a ‘no regret’ investment.

“In essence AEMO has labelled the SA-NSW interconnector a ‘no brainer’ to deliver cheaper, more reliable electricity for South Australian households and businesses,” said Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan.

Nine more designs revealed as part of record $1.3b education capital works program

Thousands more students and their families can now see what their future school will look like, with concept designs revealed for nine new school upgrades across South Australia.

The Marshall Liberal Government’s $1.3 billion capital works program is expected to support thousands of jobs across the state, and forms part of the biggest investment into education by any state government in South Australia’s history.

Mid-Year Budget Review delivers ongoing operating surpluses as Government focuses on growing jobs, economy

The Marshall Liberal Government’s 2019-20 State Budget is on track to deliver a surplus and maintain projected modest surpluses across the forward estimates, according to the Mid-Year Budget Review (MYBR), released today.

It follows a return to surplus in the Marshall Government’s first Budget (2018-19) of $289 million, turning around a significant $313 million deficit left by the former Labor government – which recorded 6 deficits out of its last 8 budgets.

Building a better future for all South Australians

Helping more South Australians into homeownership, growing jobs and boosting the economy are the key elements of the Liberal Government’s new $550 million housing and homelessness strategy, released today.

Our Housing Future 2020-30, commits to a once-in-a-generation plan to modernise and reform the state’s housing system to meet the future needs and aspirations of South Australians.

The new strategy will deliver more than 20,000 affordable housing outcomes over the next decade.

Major initiatives in the $550 million plan include:

National robotics competition kicks off in Adelaide

The national finals of the internationally-acclaimed VEX Robotics Competition have begun at the Adelaide Convention Centre, providing around 580 students from across the nation the opportunity to show off their smarts and compete for the title of Australian champion.

The competition brings Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to life by tasking teams of students with designing and building a robot to compete against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge.