Free day of train travel for Adelaide Metro passengers

As we have done previously, the State Government will provide a day of free train travel in the near future as a thank-you to passengers for their patience during this week’s industrial action. The free services will operate from the first service to last service and further information will be released in the near future.…

Shandong student wins competition to become Adelaide Ambassador

South Australia’s newest student Ambassador Ms Fu Lu from Shandong, China, was welcomed to Adelaide today by Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith. Ms Lu, a student at Shandong University in Jinan, is visiting Adelaide for four weeks to study English and tour South Australia as part of the Amazing Ambassador Recruitment Campaign, originally…

South Australia’s overseas goods exports continue to rise

South Australia’s overseas goods exports totalled $11.6 billion, up 2.7 per cent, or $306 million, in the year to June 2016, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The latest figures show South Australia again performed substantially better than the national average which latest results show are down 4.4 per cent…

Small business focus pays off

The State Government’s decision to bring together three key offices and agencies dedicated to supporting South Australian SMEs is set to build on recent signs of improvement in the sector. Latest positive signs include an additional 78 South Australian businesses now exporting internationally in the past 12 months; latest economic, confidence and investment surveys showing…

International Education Action Plan

International education is one of South Australia’s key exports injecting nearly $1.2 billion into our economy in 2015 and creating thousands of local jobs. Students from around the world go back to their parent nations as friends of Australia. Families and friends visit students and help stimulate the local economy. Linkages form between South Australians…

Kintore Avenue veterans’ commemoration recognised at awards

The Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden Walk, South Australia’s commemoration of the thousands of Australian service men and women, has received the Civic Landscape Award at the 50th Annual Australian Institute of Landscape Architects SA Awards. First opened to the public earlier this year, thousands of South Australians have visited the Kintore Avenue Memorial Garden Walk,…