Small businesses across South Australia will be ringing in the New Year with a major tax cut, as the Marshall Government delivers on a key election commitment to exempt them from paying any payroll tax – a saving of up to $44,550 a year.
More than 230 drivers entering South Australia through Bordertown last weekend received fines for illegally bringing fruit into the state in a random roadblock operation undertaken by South Australian biosecurity officers.
Australia’s grains, horticulture and wine industries will benefit from a $1.8 million upgrade to the South Australian Research and Development Institute’s Molecular Diagnostic Centre (MDC), which conducts vital diagnostic soil testing to assist growers and researchers manage risks posed by soil and stubble borne diseases.
The Marshall Government’s move to give all suburban retailers the opportunity to open on Boxing Day, for the first time, has been declared a ‘huge success’ as thousands of shoppers right across Adelaide flocked to take part in the post-Christmas sales.
TAFE SA has received a positive final report from the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), with no sanctions applied to any of the 16 qualifications that were audited in 2018.
South Australia will have a restricted duck and quail hunting season in 2019, with hunters able to take eight ducks and 15 quail per hunter per day.
Blowtorches and hammers are being used to destroy feral oysters in Adelaide’s Port River this December.
The State Government has announced Michael Buchan has been appointed Chief Executive of the SA Housing Authority.
The Marshall Government has welcomed a 50 MW increase in the capacity of the Heywood interconnector that will help reduce the threat of blackouts in South Australia this summer and add further downward pressure to electricity prices for households and businesses.
A new pilot program has been launched to deliver up to 80 traineeships for the disability sector, in partnership between the State and Federal governments, and National Disability Services (NDS).