Editorial: Do the Right Thing

OUR state and commonwealth founders did not mention political parties in the constitutions for a reason. Your correspondents N. Longbottom (The Advertiser, 7/10/17) and P. Lock and G. Mudge (The Advertiser, 9/10/17) are modern-day fans of the major party system. It is a system which has mechanised our democracy into a gladiatorial conflict that often…

Hills Transport Forum

I will be hosting a Hills Transport Forum with Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan at Blackwood on June 28. We will be discussing the recent announcements of the Blackwood roundabout upgrade, Springbank Road, Daws Road, Goodwood Road intersection upgrade and other hills transport issues. Details of the forum can be found here Please RSVP by calling 8271…

Adelaide company recognised for role in Joint Strike Fighter Program

Adelaide-based company Levett Engineering has received a commendation for service and manufacturing excellence for their work on the global F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program. The award was presented at Levett Engineering’s Elizabeth South facility by Australian Joint Strike Fighter Program Director of Commercial and Industry, Ms Alison Petchell, on behalf of Air Vice Marshal Chris…

New Aerospace Alliance aims to take local industry global

AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE BUSINESS WEEKLY: South Australian Minister for Defence Martin Hamilton-Smith officially launched at the Avalon Airshow a new alliance that aims to reposition local industry on the global stage as rapid changes in technology and business practices take hold across the aerospace industry. Speaking to the Australia-UK Industry Roundtable, Hamilton-Smith said: “It is no…