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Govt "cultural cringe" slammed as contracts leave SA

In a week in which its public focus has been on talking up local jobs, the State Government is under fire for outsourcing lucrative contracts to interstate and overseas firms, with a prominent architect lamenting the “cultural cringe” that is leaving South Australian firms on the outer.

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Libs slam Govt "spin" over second-hand trams

The State Opposition has ridiculed a cost-saving spruiked by Labor for second-hand trams as “spin”, arguing the cost of adapting the French-made streetcars for use in Adelaide means taxpayers will end up paying just as much as they would have for new vehicles.

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$300m for "innovative" new bus fleet

Adelaide's bus fleet is set for a makeover, with 400 new buses to be integrated into the public transport network over the next decade, at a cost of $300 million – and “as many as possible” to be built locally.