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The results are in

A second year review of progress against the State’s Economic Plan reveals that 10 of 73 objectives under the ten economic priorities have been reached well before the December 2017 deadline.

The Plan concentrates the Government’s economic focus on job creation and the objectives drive growth and innovation across South Australia. Those which have been achieved are:

Global Leader in Health & Ageing

Attract $150m in foreign investment to South Australia in the life science sector.

Global Leader in Health & Ageing

Develop South Australia as the health and biomedical cluster for national and international companies, and attract at least three significant companies to the State

Unlocking Our Resources

Increase cumulative investment in exploration and appraisal to $430 million within the South Australian Cooper-Eromanga basins

Unlocking Our Resources

Attract a further three resource companies with head offices in Adelaide.

Unlocking Our Resources

Successfully diversify ten non-mineral and energy suppliers into the minerals and energy resources sector.

Destination of Choice

Attract two additional major events each year

Destination of Choice

Attract 78,000 conference delegates to the Adelaide Convention Centre, generating 312,000 bed nights.

Destination of Choice

Establish at least one new branded, 5-star plus accommodation in the Adelaide CBD.

Growth through Innovation

Entrench Techport Australia as the national centre of complex warship and submarine build and sustainment.

Opening Doors for Small Business

Increase the number of South Australian small businesses exporting by 10 per cent.

Find out how we’re tracking against each of the ten Economic Priorities at: http://economic.priorities.sa.gov.au/second-year-review.

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