Settled living in Ceduna

WEST COAST SENTINEL: Ceduna registered nurse Supraja Elaiyavalli is one of many skilled and business migration nominations Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith recognised during his tour with cabinet. Read more

State Parliament to condemn Federal attack on SA subs

Premier Jay Weatherill will today lead a debate in the State’s Parliament that will call on the Abbott Government to keep its promise and build future submarines in Adelaide. The motion, to be debated at midday today, also condemns the Federal Defence Minister for his recent attack on ASC workers and reaffirms support for those…

Abbott Government’s slap in the face to local shipbuilding industry

South Australian Minister for Defence Industries, Martin Hamilton-Smith, is outraged at comments by an Abbott Government Minister which criticised the Australian shipbuilding industry. During Senate Question Time on Tuesday, Federal Defence Minister David Johnston criticised the performance of the Australian Submarine Corporation (ASC), stating “you wonder why I wouldn’t trust them to build a canoe?”…

Trade programs assist West Coast businesses to export and thrive

Regional businesses are continuing to thrive by engaging with international markets, with support from the State Government TradeStart and Gateway Business Program. Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith will today visit an example of this success, Streaky Bay Marine Products, to learn how the business grew its exports to Asia. “The State Government has…

Food industry trailblazers recognised at SA Food awards

A pioneer in establishing kangaroo on Australian restaurant menus has been recognised with two major awards in the 2014 South Australian Food Industry Program Awards. Macro Meat Gourmet Game founder Ray Borda was last night awarded the inaugural Duncan MacGillivray Entrepreneurs Award for pioneering the kangaroo industry in Australia. The company also won the Foodland…