Overseas trade representation the focus of South East Asia trip

Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith will fly to South East Asia today for discussions around the State Government’s in-country trade representation in the region.The trade mission will visit Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, meeting with key government officials to discuss embedding South Australian staff in the respective Austrade offices.Mr Hamilton-Smith said increasing the state’s…

Anzac Day

ABC RADIO: WWI was an event that changed the nature of the country, says SA’s Veterans Affairs Minister and former SAS member, Martin Hamilton-Smith: http://www.abc.net.au/newsradio/content/s4222839.htm

Local Advanced Manufacturing industry taking off

The Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith has met with the South Australian companies supplying the world’s largest and most complex military aircraft project. Adelaide-based BAE Systems Australia, RUAG Australia and Levett Engineering are all operating on the international stage, manufacturing and exporting components for the global F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. Visiting RUAG’s facilities…

Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden Walk

The Kintore Avenue boundary of Government House will be brought in 10 metres to create the Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden Walk that links the grounds of Government House with the Walk. The proposed project will require the first change to the boundaries of Government House since 1927, when the site for the South Australian National…

Repat site retained as health precinct

The Repatriation General Hospital precinct will be retained as a health, aged care precinct and supported accommodation precinct under plans announced today. Health, community and aged-care organisations will be invited to register their interest in the site, as the State Government commits to the precinct’s future, ruling out inappropriate development. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and…

Student winners of ANZAC Spirit School Prize fly off to Gallipoli

Twenty-two South Australian students depart tonight on a once-in-a-lifetime tour that culminates with the Dawn Service at Gallipoli on ANZAC Day. Education Minister Susan Close said the winners of the Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize were ideal South Australian representatives for the Anzac Centenary. “These students are among just 400 across Australian who were chosen…

Clapham Primary first SA school to sign up for Eco-Schools

PRESS RELEASE FROM CLAPHAM PRIMARY SCHOOL Local MP Martin Hamilton-Smith to announce Clapham Primary is the first South Australian school to sign up for Eco-Schools Eco-Schools Australia was launched by Keep Australia Beautiful in May last year, and already more than 60 Australian schools have signed up to the international environmental education awards program. Local…