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A new life for Whyalla – Michael O’Neil and Peter Gill

Whyalla’s ‘death notice’ has been written a number of times over the past 40 years, beginning with the closure of the shipyards in 1978, continuing with predictions of doom in the lead-up to the carbon tax, and most recently, as what was once the BHP steelworks clung to life, suffocating in debt and despair under […]

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The decline of manufacturing in South Australia

The manufacturing sector has historically been of moderately greater importance to the South Australian economy than the national economy. One of the characteristic features of South Australia’s more recent economic development is that this relatively greater importance of manufacturing has now almost completely disappeared.
Figure 1 show the manufacturing sector’s share of South Australian gross state […]

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Media Releases – June 2012 Economic Briefing

The SA Centre for Economic Studies today released its June 2012 Economic Briefing Report which provides an assessment of the recent performance of the South Australian economy.  The report also contains a number of ‘Focus Articles’ which provide a closer look at particular economic issues of relevance to the South Australian economy.
Four media releases which […]

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