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Global start-ups to be lured to new SA ‘Landing Pad’ to grow local jobs and industry

Leading international start-ups will be lured to South Australia under a $4 million investment from the Marshall Government’s Economic and Business Growth Fund to further stimulate the local economy, create jobs and grow crucial industries.

The South Australian Landing Pad, which offers global entrepreneurs up to $80,000 over 12 months to help cover business accommodation and professional services costs, is part of a suite of new measures worth millions of dollars to be funded by the Economic and Business Growth Fund.

ABS figures show fall in headline SA unemployment rate

The latest ABS job figures for February showed that there were more than 844,000 people employed, in trend terms, which is a near record high for South Australia.

In February, there were 115 million hours worked in the economy, including an extra 2.2 million more than this time last year, delivering an extra $80 million in wages paid to South Australian workers. This was a 2 percent growth rate, which is higher than the national rate.

South Australia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in February fell by 0.6 percentage points to 5.7 percent.

New migration agreements to benefit South Australia

South Australia will receive an economic boost with the Morrison Government agreeing to two Designated Area Migration Agreements (DAMA) with the South Australian Government.

The Adelaide Technology and Innovation Advancement Agreement and Regional South Australia DAMA arrangements will assist a range of industries including agriculture, forestry, hospitality, tourism, health and construction among others helping to fill critical employment gaps and drive economic growth.

State Liberal Government’s first 12 months of delivering for SA

The Marshall Liberal Government’s first year in office has delivered real outcomes for SA, with today marking one year since South Australians voted for the Liberal Party’s Strong Plan for Real Change. 

“My team took to the election a plan to create more jobs, lower costs and to provide better services for all South Australians,” said Premier Steven Marshall. 

“While we have delivered on all these fronts, we acknowledge there is much more hard work to be done to ensure South Australia’s future prosperity – and we are up to the task. 

Easter Monday retail trade approved for the suburbs as SA joins rest of the nation

In a South Australian first, the Marshall Liberal Government has announced it will give all retailers in suburban Adelaide the opportunity to trade on Easter Monday.

Treasurer Rob Lucas made the decision to grant the special exemption under the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977 in response to considerable demand and support from South Australian consumers and retailers for greater freedom of choice in trading hours.

South Australia to exchange expertise through new Great Wine Capitals program

The Marshall Liberal Government will today announce a new Great Wine Capitals Knowledge Exchange Program at the opening of Cellar Door Fest 2019.

Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone officially opens the Cellar Door Fest tonight, which runs from 15 to 17 March, featuring more than 150 South Australian food and beverage experiences attracting 10,000 patrons.

ASEAN Heads of Mission in Adelaide

ASEAN countries make up our largest export market, they are our third largest source of international students and are important investors in our State. The Premier was honoured to host Heads of Mission and senior diplomats representing all ten ASEAN Member-States, as well as distinguished business, cultural, education and government leaders of the Australia – ASEAN Council Board.

ASEAN countries make up our largest export market, they are our third largest source of international students and are important investors in our State. The Premier was honoured to host Heads of Mission and senior diplomats representing all ten ASEAN Member-States, as well as distinguished business, cultural, education and government leaders of the Australia – ASEAN Council Board.

Payroll tax cut information campaign

A State Government advertising campaign to inform thousands of South Australian small businesses of the abolition of their payroll tax will begin today.

The six-week campaign across Adelaide and regional SA, includes radio, television and digital advertising and features two South Australian small businesses – Beach Road Wines in McLaren Vale and the Basin Haircutters in Goodwood - their owners and staff.