South Australian businesses benefit from Export Partnership Program

South Australian businesses are off to a flying start in 2016 after receiving more than $415,000 in funding to help them engage with international markets. Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith said 22 companies secured funding in the latest round of the Export Partnership Program, including aviation, food and beverage companies and manufacturers. “The…

South Australia hosts global President of Japanese submarine builder

South Australia will today highlight its defence credentials to the President and Chief Executive Officer of Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mr Shunichi Miyanaga. The Japanese Government is one of three bidders in the competitive evaluation process for the design of Australia’s Future Submarines, with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries one of two multinationals that build Japan’s Soryu…

Spanish shipbuilding experts to join Air Warfare Destroyer project

The State Government has welcomed the announcement that Spanish shipbuilder Navantia will lead the shipbuilding component of the Air Warfare Destroyer project, after management structure reform. Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith said the Federal Government’s decision to insert Spanish shipbuilding executives into the program is positive action that will ensure the Air Warfare Destroyer…