South Australian exports have recorded the single largest drop in value for the month of December since statistics have been retained, according to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
In a sign of the Weatherill Labor Govenrment’s failure to adequately support the state’s exporters, South Australian exports fell below $12 billion annualised for the first time in almost a year.
The Weatherill Labor Government should provide immediate on-ground assistance for exporters in South Korea in order for South Australia to capitalise on the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement that will enter into force today.
South Australian families and sport fans are set to take another hit to the hip pocket with Adelaide Oval’s Stadium Management Authority forced to pass an almost 750 per cent increase in the Emergency Service Levy.
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.