Jobs growth no shock from new partnership

New advanced manufacturing jobs and export opportunities will flow from a new partnership between South Australian suspension maker, Supashock and an Indian automotive manufacturer. Today the companies will sign an agreement at the Taj Mahal Hotel, in Mumbai, to strengthen collaboration as Supashock develops vehicle suspension for an Indian army vehicle manufacturer.    Under the…

Editorial: Do the Right Thing

OUR state and commonwealth founders did not mention political parties in the constitutions for a reason. Your correspondents N. Longbottom (The Advertiser, 7/10/17) and P. Lock and G. Mudge (The Advertiser, 9/10/17) are modern-day fans of the major party system. It is a system which has mechanised our democracy into a gladiatorial conflict that often…

New precinct marks new era of care for veterans

The Jamie Larcombe Centre, a new $15 million veterans’ mental health precinct located at Glenside Health Service Campus, will officially be opened today, marking a new era for South Australian veterans receiving specialist mental health care. The Centre includes an ambulatory service incorporating outpatient treatment areas and a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) service, 24 single…

New Defence SA CE to lead agency into new horizons

As South Australia’s growing multi-million dollar defence sector enters an exciting era of growth and new horizons, experienced industry leader Mr Richard Price has been announced new Chief Executive of Defence SA. Defence and Space Industries Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith announced the appointment in Parliament today and thanked outgoing CE Andy Keough for his efforts since…

International space congress off to a flying start

South Australian space sector firms, start-ups and entrepreneurs should register interest in a new development fund to take their innovative ideas to the next level, says Defence and Space Industries Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith. Minister Hamilton-Smith made the call on the eve of next week’s International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, which will be the biggest…

South Australia is ready to play a leading role in new national space agency

Premier Jay Weatherill says South Australia is ready to play a leading role in the space industry, welcoming the Federal Government’s decision to establish a national space agency. The newly-established South Australian Space Industry Centre (SASIC), Australia’s first dedicated centre to grow the space economy, will work collaboratively with the Commonwealth and private sector players…

SA’s giant national leading leap into space industry

South Australia is leading the way in space industry development with the creation of the nation’s first dedicated centre to grow the local space economy and create future high-tech jobs.  The establishment of a South Australian Space Industry Centre (SASIC) has been announced, ahead of the 68th International Astronautical Congress being hosted in Adelaide next…