All bids are in – Federal Government must build 12 submarines

Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith said South Australia must build the nation’s next generation of submarines and only 12 will secure a continuous industry. Today the deadline closed for responses to the Federal Government’s competitive evaluation process to select an international partner to design and build the submarines. Mr Hamilton-Smith said the Federal Government…

Regional South Australia provides investment focus for China and Malaysia

Opportunities for business investment and trade between China, Malaysia and regional South Australia will be the focus of today’s Invest in Regional South Australia Exhibition in Adelaide. Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith said the exhibition will provide an opportunity for Chinese and Malaysian business migrants and agency representatives to network and build relationships…

Lockheed Martin high-tech laboratory benefits industry and researchers

Global defence company Lockheed Martin has opened a high-tech laboratory in Adelaide today, which will create opportunities for industry innovation and research. Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith said Lockheed Martin is one of the world’s largest defence contractors. “This new Submarine Combat System Laboratory in Mawson Lakes will create a space for collaboration with…

South Australia signs Sister-State agreement with Rajasthan India

Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith has signed a historic sister-state agreement between the governments of South Australia and India’s Rajasthan. Following successful visits to Rajasthan by Premier Jay Weatherill, Deputy Premier John Rau and a state government led business mission in August, the agreement was signed by Mr Hamilton-Smith and Rajasthan Chief Minister…

South Australian exporters to benefit from Indonesia’s rapid growth

Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith has arrived in Indonesia to build further discussions around the State Government’s in-country trade representation. The delegation will also converge on Djakarta to support the Australia Indonesia Business Week, with Federal Government Trade Minister Andrew Robb. The meetings in West Java are an opportunity to discuss the recent…