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$70m of investment to boost South Australia’s regions

20 September 2020

Nearly $70 million of investment in regional South Australia will be unlocked, creating more than 1,000 jobs, thanks to $12 million from the Marshall Liberal Government's Regional Growth Fund.

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$8 million steel processing facility upgrade for Whyalla

16 September 2020

An $8 million upgrade to a steel processing centre in Whyalla will create a state-of-the-art facility and further enhance the Spencer Gulf as a manufacturing hub in South Australia – securing up to 160 jobs.

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$20 million support delivered to bushfire-affected farmers

22 August 2020

Bushfire-affected primary producers across South Australia have received more than $20 million in grant funding since last summer's devastating fires.

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Nominate now for the 2020 Ag Town of the Year

19 August 2020

Regional communities across South Australia are being encouraged to shine the spotlight on their town through the 2020 South Australian Ag Town of the Year award with nominations now open.

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Millions to return through food industry efficiency program

4 August 2020

Food growers in the Murraylands and Riverland are expected to return millions of dollars in efficiency savings through an expanded cutting-edge technology program.

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Time to apply for the Best of Wine Tourism Awards

31 July 2020

The Great Wine Capitals 2021 Best of Wine Tourism Awards are set to celebrate the resilience of the South Australian wine industry during one of the most challenging years in recent times.

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Loxton AgTech demo farm opens doors to future

22 July 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government is calling on all suppliers of AgTech to put forward their products and apply to be showcased at the Loxton AgTech demonstration farm.

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South Australia’s roo harvest expansion supports job growth

20 July 2020

There has been a spike in kangaroo field processor jobs in South Australia since the expansion of the state's commercial kangaroo harvest zone six months ago.

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Thousands of seasonal jobs up for grabs

16 July 2020

Up to 1800 new jobs are up for grabs through the State Government's Seasonal Jobs SA website as we approach grain harvest season in South Australia.

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AgTech program to support Riverland food producers

30 June 2020

An AgTech pilot program aimed at supporting long-term business growth is being rolled out in the Riverland to assist primary producers improve their profitability.

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