The State Liberals are calling on the Labor Government to declare the Liverpool v Adelaide United soccer game at the Adelaide Oval on July 20 a major event and begin hunting down ticket scalpers on the game.
“The Labor Government needs to show it has zero tolerance to scalping by successfully prosecuting people re-selling tickets to the game at illegally inflated prices,” said Shadow Minister for Recreation and Sport Tim Whetstone.
The Weatherill Labor Government should reconsider its decision to reduce grant funding to grassroots sport, with ABS data released yesterday revealing South Australians’ participation in sport and physical recreation is the second lowest in the nation.
Just 60.9 per cent of South Australians participated in sport and physical recreation in 2013-14, down from 65.8 per cent in 2005-06.
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.