June 2017 marks the 31st month in a row where South Australia has recorded the highest unemployment rate in Australia.Read more
With GM Holden’s manufacturing operations due to cease in three months, the State Liberals are calling for an update on progress of a Memorandum of Understanding on the future use of the Elizabeth site signed almost three years ago.Read more
The latest Digital Government Readiness Report shows South Australia’s digital strategy has fallen behind other states, despite the Weatherill Government’s promises in the digital space.Read more
Mr WINGARD ( Mitchell ) ( 16:27 ): There has been a lot of debate around this most recent state budget, potentially more than ever before. The government's failed Transforming Health program has come under scrutiny. The constant ramping of ambulances at the Flinders Medical Centre is a hot topic. The issues of emergency departments closing across the city, the downgrading of services at Noarlunga Hospital and the shameful government decision to close down the Repat hospital have South Australians up in arms.Read more
Mr WINGARD ( Mitchell ) ( 16:43 ): As the lead speaker, I rise with great pleasure to speak on the Industry Advocate Bill. As we know, the bill is an attempt to make the Industry Advocate a statutory body. The Industry Advocate has been doing quite a bit of work around town, and we need to have a look at why this position is in place.Read more
Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (12:24): I rise today to recognise and speak on the motion put forward by the member for Chaffey, namely:Read more
Thursday 17 November 2016Read more
Mr WINGARD (Mitchell) (15:20): I rise today to speak on this very dark day. I know that we have been hearing a lot about the shocking treatment of the people at Oakden in the mental health and aged-care facility, and we are all appalled at what is going on there and the mismanagement of this government in dealing with this issue. However, today I rise to speak about the darkness that surrounds our job prospects in South Australia.Read more
The latest ABS employment statistics reveal South Australia was the only State in the Country to record an increase in their unemployment rate in the past month.
South Australia's unemployment rate jumped to 7.3% in April, a rise from 7% in March.
South Australian's deserve better and the State Government needs to be doing more to support South Australian businesses grow and employ more people.
18 May 2017
South Australia’s surging unemployment rate highlights the lack of a jobs plan under this old, tired and arrogant Weatherill Labor Government.Read more