South Australia’s headline unemployment rate was up 0.3 to 7.3 per cent in April, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics Labour Force data.
Parents are being encouraged to take up the fight against childhood obesity and take a walk - or a part walk - with their children to school tomorrow as part of Walk Safely to School Day.
South Australia’s latest trade mission into China added to the continuing growth in our trade and export performance, with export to China from South Australia now topping $2.2 billion.
Supporting students to develop the skills they need to thrive and succeed in a knowledge-based economy will be the focus of the first STEM Forum in the Murraylands tomorrow.
SA Water’s largest water storage tank will receive a $21.6 million upgrade in a project that is expected to create 250 jobs and help continue to deliver quality water to more than 100,000 residents in Adelaide’s north-east.
Education Ministers from around Australia will be in Adelaide tomorrow for the Special Education Council Meeting – where the Federal Government’s funding cuts will be high on the agenda.
Freight access is being upgraded to the Naracoorte Saleyards – another initiative identified in the 90-day project for agricultural transport, which has already reaped an estimated $56m in benefits to primary producers.
A glow-in-the-dark mural at Peterhead train station and a community mosaic at Christie Downs are among 58 projects to share in $103,000 from the State Government’s Rail Care program.
Mental Health Minister Leesa Vlahos has instructed the Chief Executive of SA Health to expedite the closure of the Makk and McLeay wards at Oakden following further reports of unnecessary force being used on residents.
A new Safe Schools anti bullying initiative will be made available from July to assist public secondary schools in tackling the unacceptably high rates of bullying and suicide among LGBTI students.
South Australians are invited to vote for their favourite photograph of shipwrecks and maritime heritage among the stunning visual entries in the Sea Pixels competition.
Five metropolitan railway pedestrian crossings and nine rural road level crossings will be upgraded as part of an initial $12 million investment in the State Government’s Railway Crossing Safety Strategy.