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23.07.2024

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$50m for South Australia tourism

19 June 2015 In: Travel, South Australia, General

The Government of South Australia is to spend an extra $50 million over the next four years in a bid to boost tourism. Tourism spending will increase in South Australia over the next four years as it looks to bid for more events and boost visitor numbers from around the world. The money will be spent on tourism marketing opportunities overseas and within Australia and will quadruple the amount of money the Government uses to…

$150k for Adelaide green scheme

19 June 2015 In: Adelaide, South Australia, Technology, General

Adelaide City Council has tripled its environmental incentives scheme and set aside $150,000 to encourage adoption of ‘green’ technologies. Small businesses, office buildings and schools in Adelaide will now for the first time be eligible for subsidies on solar power and other green technologies. For the past seven years an annual $50,000 incentives scheme has allowed city residents to claim subsidies on solar panels, solar hot water systems and rainwater tanks. The Sustainable City Incentives…

Australia has a new warship

29 May 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Adelaide, South Australia, Technology, General

Australia has a new warship, a destroyer called HMAS Hobart. Vice Admiral Tim Barrett says HMAS Hobart, and the next two air warfare destroyers to be built, will herald a major change in the way the navy operates. The new ship has the ability to launch helicopters, it carries Aegis combat systems and a range of anti-aircraft armaments. “This ship offers a capability that the navy has not had for quite some time, indeed in…

New jet for Australia Flying Doctors

24 May 2015 In: Adelaide, South Australia, Health, General

Australia’s Royal Flying Doctor Service has ordered a $10m Pilatus PC-24 twin-jet for rapid medical evacuations and hospital transfers. The aircraft will halve flying times on the organisation’s main routes, including Alice Springs-Adelaide. The jet has a top speed of 787 km/h and a range of 3,610km. Apart from reducing the flying time for long-haul patients, the aircraft would is capable of transferring three patients in stretchers, together with medical staff, from Adelaide to any…

South Australia’s changing population

07 May 2015 In: Migration, Adelaide, South Australia, General

The population centre of South Australia has been steadily moving south for the past 20 years. And it’s taken a sharp turn westward since 2006, according to The Australian Bureau of Statistics. The population centre is the geographical point at which half the state’s population lives north of the centre and half to the south, while half live to the east of the centre and half live to the west. In 2001, the population centre…

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