South Australia is at risk of losing one of the most important horticultural research and development investments in the past decade with the Victorian Coalition today committing $12 million to an Almond Centre of Excellence should it win the November election.
Small and medium sized enterprises across regional South Australia must be provided with further support to access new markets, with recently released statistics revealing a significant spike in business insolvencies in regional South Australia in the 2014 June quarter.
Liberal Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone has welcomed a $2.3 million investment into vital Mallee highways and the continued operation of rail infrastructure in the Riverland and Mallee for a further 12 months.
A key step in establishing and strengthening trade and investment opportunities between China and regional South Australia is occurring this week, with a visit by a delegation of Chinese business representatives.
Liberal Members of the Public Works Committee will today demand that the Tonsley Redevelopment Committee is recalled so that further contamination issues can be discussed in light of the recent Clovelly Park contamination crisis.
A Federal Coalition decision to further invest in water-saving infrastructure to reduce the water buyback target for the Murray-Darling Basin has been welcomed by South Australian irrigators and river communities.