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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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ICAC questions delay Festival Plaza inquiry

Questions about the state’s Independent Commission Against Corruption have been raised in relation to a delayed audit of the deal to upgrade the Festival Plaza, but Premier Jay Weatherill today refused to detail what advice the Government has received.


Plaza work to begin within weeks

The re-design of Adelaide’s Festival Plaza will commence as soon as the Crows’ local finals campaign ends, with work to begin on lowering Festival Drive to separate vehicle and pedestrian traffic.