State Government delivers on 383 promises since 2014 election

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Building better schools

More than $690 million will be invested in improving, refurbishing and expanding capacity at 91 public schools across the State.

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Renewable Technology Fund

Investment Guidelines have been released and calls are now open for projects.

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Investing in your local hospital

Find out more about improvements in your local hospital

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Future jobs fund

State Government is stepping forward to support industries that are growing jobs today and creating the jobs of tomorrow.

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SA Fruit for SA Kids

Right bite - fresh fruit and veg every day in your classroom.

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$1.1 BILLION

2017-18 State Budget includes $1.1 billion investment in health to support modern health services.

New Royal Adelaide Hospital

The 800-bed new Royal Adelaide Hospital is SA's flagship hospital.

Flinders Medical Centre

Two new operating theatres are being built and the Emergency Department is being expanded.

Lyell McEwin Hospital

More than $50m is being invested to create a new, bigger, world-class Emergency Department.

Malaysia meeting further cements relationship

South Australia’s relationship with Malaysia received a boost today as Malaysia’s International Trade and Industry Minister Dato’ Sri Mustapa Bin Mohamed visited Adelaide for the first time since 2014.

At a meeting with Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith the Ministers discussed mutually beneficial trade and investment opportunities across sectors such as:

  • Education
  • Health and aged care
  • Premium food and wine
  • Heritage and planning

Malaysia is one of South Australia’s key export markets and in latest figures for 2014/16 ranked fourth behind China, the US and India as an export destination. Malaysia is also the state’s fourth largest source of international students, accounting for 5.9 per cent.

Background

The State’s relationship with Malaysia is built around the South Australia-South East Asia Engagement Strategy. The strategy builds on existing connections to develop a comprehensive approach to the region, to develop a deep and enduring engagement.

South Australia conducts regular missions to Malaysia that raise the State’s profile, help businesses gain new markets, strengthen the knowledge base and generate new investment and employment opportunities.

Adelaide enjoys a strong sister-city relationship with Malaysian city, Georgetown and the South Australian Government has increased its profile in Malaysia by having South Australian staff in Austrade’s Kuala Lumpur offices.

All of this supports South Australian endeavours to strengthen Government-to-Government links, facilitate business, trade and investment opportunities.

Quotes attributable to Investment and Trade Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith

Connecting with Malaysia, which is innovative and encourages growth, provides an excellent opportunity for mutually beneficial outcomes.

The aim of the government’s trade and investment activity is to create jobs, secure investments and to ensure that South Australia is internationally engaged.