Category: Darryl Gobbett

How can we revitalise the State’s economy?

A new report has proposed a range of policy initiatives aimed at “reinventing the State economy” and boosting economic competitiveness in South Australia.
The recommendations have been made in the latest Economic Issues report by the independent South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (SACES) at the University of Adelaide. The Centre has a 36-year track record […]

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Boost infrastructure investment through key reforms – Darryl Gobbett

In a recent speech to the 2016 South Australian Infrastructure Conference in Adelaide,¬†Darryl Gobbett made several recommendations to help improve South Australia’s economic performance, including:

Boost infrastructure investment that focuses on cost-reduction, output, exports and regional SA;
Establish a SA Productivity Commission to determine investment and other priorities; and
Fund investment priorities though a broad-based land tax, asset […]

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Taxi regulation in Adelaide – Darryl Gobbett

Regular contributor Darryl Gobbett on taxi regulation:
The attitude of the SA Government to the licensing of Uber in SA should get us all thinking about what is the purpose of the regulation of taxis in the SA metropolitan area. (As an aside readers should note Section 45 (2) of the Passenger Transport Act 1994 does […]

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