Local councils will lose if submarines contracts go offshore

A report commissioned by the South Australian Economic Development Board has identified which local council regions will be hardest hit if the future submarines contracts are lost. The independent analysis was compiled by the National Institute of Economic and Industry Research and assesses the economic ramifications of purchasing 12 next generation submarines overseas to replace…

An exciting future for Kimberly-Clark’s Millicent Mill

Kimberly-Clark Australia, the single largest employer in the State’s South East, is investing a further $20 million in its Millicent Mill to upgrade equipment and increase production of its Kleenex products. It follows a $33 million investment earlier this year in a new energy-saving cogeneration plant, which has taken the Millicent Mill off the electricity…

Submarine defence casuses more than a ripple

IN-BUSINESS MAGAZINE: On the same day that key stakeholders took to the floor of Parliament to discuss the state government’s submission to the Defence White Paper on industry policy, a new report has emerged that highlights the “devastating economic ripple effect” that would occur if submarine manufacturing contracts go offshore. Read more 

Sporting event arrangement for Anzac Day 2015

As Australia prepares to mark the 100th commemoration of the Gallipoli Landings next year, and with Anzac Day falling on a Saturday in 2015, South Australians are reminded of the restrictions around public sport and entertainment events on the day. Recreation and Sport Minister Leon Bignell said under the ANZAC Day Commemoration Act 2005, restrictions…