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Vocational education numbers plummeting

Data released today by the National Centre for Vocational Educational Research (NCVER) has revealed that the number of South Australian students commencing or currently in vocational training has fallen by more than twice the national average.

Liberals secure West Beach Road upgrade

The State Liberals have described the Federal Government’s $2.8 million West Beach Road upgrade announcement as a win for the local community.

Transport and Infrastructure portfolios to be scrutinised at Budget Estimates today

Budget Estimates hearings into Minister Mullighan’s portfolios this morning will examine the $10 million cost blowout to the tram extension, second-hand 10 year old trams for AdeLINK, the crumbling South Road bridge debacle, and the State Government’s infrastructure business cases or lack thereof.

State Liberals back Strathalbyn community and businesses

The State Liberals have listened to the Strathalbyn community, local businesses and the Alexandrina Council and will support the decision to reject the proposal for a retail development outside the township.

SA jobs from SA infrastructure

The State Liberals are demanding the Weatherill Government ensures the maximum number of South Australians win the jobs created by the Northern Connector project.

Nice work if you can get it

The State Liberals have condemned the Weatherill Government’s decision to pay striking train drivers to attend today’s stop work meeting.

Train strike another blow to public transport

The State Liberals are urging the Weatherill Government and the Rail Tram and Bus Union to settle their long standing industrial dispute before next Wednesday’s planned strike that will shut down all train services for 3 hours.

Jobs training wreck continues

The latest Commonwealth Government data shows that during the last three years South Australia has lost more jobs training positions than anywhere else in the country.

Weatherill killing jobs training

The latest Commonwealth Government data shows the deskilling of South Australia’s workforce has continued for the fourth year in a row and highlights the critical need for the establishment of a Naval Shipbuilding Skills Taskforce.

Deja vu for child protection recommendations

Royal Commissioner Margaret Nyland’s critical recommendations to reform the Weatherill Government’s failed child protection system mirror many of the recommendations made in earlier investigations into South Australia’s broken child protection system.