Media Releases

SA exports setting concerning trend

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.

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SME business support continues to slide under Labor

The Sensis Business Index released today has painted a bleak picture for the outlook of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in South Australia under the Weatherill Labor Government.

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Socceroos notably absent from redeveloped Adelaide Oval

The Weatherill Labor Government must do more to bring the Socceroos to Adelaide Oval, with South Australia a notable absentee on the schedule for the 2015 Asian Cup.

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SA needs robust strategy for Japanese trade

South Australia requires a robust strategy for international trade with Japan as the Japan- Australia Economic Partnership Agreement takes effect today.
 

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SA lacks trade presence in South Korea as FTA takes effect

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.

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Cricket fans get unique opportunity with World Cup trophy

South Australians will have a unique opportunity to see the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy firsthand as it travels around the State this week ahead of next year’s tournament.

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Don’t be fooled by Labor’s latest export promises

The State Labor Government’s continued failure to meet key export targets casts a cloud over its latest prediction of $18 billion in exports by 2017.
 

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Double blow for Adelaide Oval patrons

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.

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South Australia must invest in booming almond industry

The Weatherill Labor Government must invest in a $10 million horticultural research and development facility to be constructed in the Riverland to ensure the vital project does not go interstate.

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SA at risk of losing $12 million almond investment as Victorian Government announces funding

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.
 

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