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Data Wrap – employment growth continues but building approvals remain weak

In today's Data Wrap we review the latest statistical releases for South Australia in respect of the labour market, job vacancies, retail trade, building approvals and house prices.

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Betting Operations Tax Revenue Options

Department of Treasury and Finance has released a report prepared by SACES regarding the revenue impacts of the Betting Operations Tax (BOT). The BOT was introduced in South Australia in 2017 and most Australian States have since introduced BOT’s of their own or plan to do so. A key feature of the BOT is that it [...]

Judgement day for The Doctor

In the final episode of our series exploring the current and historical nature of regulation in South Australia, The Doctor makes her final defence against breaching the state's shop trading laws.

Global and national slow down affecting SA economy

In their latest Economic Briefing Report University of Adelaide economists from SACES are predicting that South Australia’s economic performance will continue to be affected by slowdowns round the country and overseas, as well as weakening employment growth and household spending.

Taking on the system

In this week's edition of our Dr Who series, The Doctor's attempts to flout South Australia's shop trading laws have finally caught up with her.

Recent trends in South Australian Manufacturing

In this excerpt, taken from the Centre's upcoming June Economic Briefing Report, we briefly review recent sectoral trends in employment for the manufacturing industry.

What price eggs?

The Doctor uncovers the peculiar history of egg regulation in South Australia in the latest episode of our series which explores the laws and regulations that are confronting business and constraining the local economy.

The shopping hours conundrum

In this week's edition of our Dr Who series, The Doctor explores the never-ending saga of shopping regulation in South Australia.

Business cost savings on State Government contracts

South Australian businesses could save more than $20 million a year on tendering for State Government contracts if the procurement process was streamlined and improved, according to Visiting Research Fellow, Darryl Gobbett from the University of Adelaide’s South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (SACES).

Why should we pay for roads?

In this week's edition of our current Dr Who series, The Doctor explores the historical context of rules and regulations in respect of South Australia's roads.