Trade Estimates Reply 2020

Reply to the the Trade Estimates Committee 2020 Continue reading

Marshall must establish emergency taskforce to deal with China trade crisis

Steven Marshall needs to establish an emergency taskforce to develop an urgent plan to support SA exporters as the China trade crisis escalated today. Continue reading

Budget Reply Speech 2020

2020 Budget reply for the portfolio of Trade, Tourism and Investment   Continue reading

Tourism voucher falls short, government needs budget fix

The Marshall Liberal Government must deliver much-needed support for South Australia’s tourism and hospitality sector in this week’s budget, after the tourism voucher scheme fell short of expectations. Continue reading

Where’s the major event strategy?

Adelaide is facing a major event drought over the summer and the Marshall Liberal Government urgently needs to reveal what its major event strategy now is, as the pandemic hits the participation of international competitors. Continue reading

Marshall’s decision to axe Adelaide 500 is a massive blow to SA economy

Steven Marshall’s decision to axe the Adelaide 500 V8 supercar race is simply devastating for South Australia, with the state set to lose tens of millions of dollars of economic activity, hundreds of jobs and thousands of interstate tourists. Continue reading

Marshall’s Tourism Vouchers target only 3% of tourism listings

The Marshall Liberal Government’s “Great State” Tourism Vouchers – being released today – are too restrictive and ignore large sections of the tourism industry. Continue reading

SA businesses short-changed in tourism voucher scheme

The Opposition has learned the Marshall Liberal Government has finally decided to adopt a tourism voucher scheme, but too many businesses are excluded, and the dollar value simply isn’t enough to give the sector the stimulus it desperately needs. Continue reading

Government must do more for small tourism businesses

Labor has called on the Marshall Liberal Government to expand its investment in tourism to ensure smaller businesses have access to financial help. Continue reading

Tourism industry survival plan needed

The desperate need for ongoing support for the tourism industry from the Marshall Liberal Government has been underlined by a new survey released this morning. Continue reading