Regional revival promised

THE Federal government is planning to have its $1 billion National Stronger Regions Fund up and running next year, promising “more jobs, better infrastructure and a stronger economy” for regional Australians. Read the full story in our online edition:

Main benefits

Wakefield Pipeline opening to boost local economy A $17 million upgrade to water supplies in and around the Wakefield Regional Council area has been completed, delivering a significant boost to the local economy. Read the full story in our online edition:

Another step forward

Bowmans Intermodal poised for expansion Les Pearson reports THE Bowmans intermodal freight terminal expansion was officially opened on Friday, a major step towards improving South Australia’s road and rail freight infrastructure and boosting the local economy. The site is an important freight transfer station, where cargo is taken from trucks and put onto rail, for […]

Harvest report tips ‘above average’ year

South Australia is on track for a slightly above-average harvest of 7.63 million tonnes, expected to inject an estimated $1.6 billion into the state’s economy. This figure is higher than the 10-year average farm-gate value of $1.5 billion, according to Primary Industries and Regions SA’s latest Crop Report. Agriculture Minister, Gail Gago, said the report […]