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New innovation model to capitalise on AUKUS opportunities

Peter Malinauskas MP Premier In a national first, the Malinauskas Labor Government will introduce a new statewide innovation model to strategically connect the state’s growing innovation districts including Lot Fourteen, Tonsley and Adelaide BioMed City. As the state prepares to take advantage of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity presented by AUKUS, the new model will see a framework developed to connect the innovation districts with each other and other knowledge and manufacturing hubs including the Osborne Naval Shipyard, the Edinburgh Defence Precinct and the future Australian Space Park. This approach will be the catalyst to stimulating economic growth, supporting valuable international knowledge ...

New innovation model to capitalise on AUKUS opportunities2023-03-30T14:46:20+10:30

Flinders forges AUKUS partnerships in nuclear science and technology to deliver South Australia’s future workforce

Peter Malinauskas MP Premier South Australia will become a home for international nuclear expertise ahead of AUKUS submarine construction, with Flinders University striking agreements with leading nuclear science and technology universities in the United Kingdom and United States. The landmark research and education partnerships will immediately begin developing the specialist skills required for the nation’s largest ever infrastructure program. The University of Manchester, the lead university in the UK’s Nuclear Technology Education Consortium, has partnered with Flinders University for the Australian delivery of its nuclear masters programs and doctoral level research training. A second agreement was signed with The University ...

Flinders forges AUKUS partnerships in nuclear science and technology to deliver South Australia’s future workforce2023-03-20T14:05:40+10:30

Degree apprenticeships fast-tracked for SA defence jobs ahead of AUKUS construction

Peter Malinauskas MP Premier Susan Close MP Deputy Premier Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science The South Australian Government will partner with the University of South Australia (UniSA), defence industry and the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) to fast-track a university degree apprenticeship pilot program for the growing defence sector, ahead of the construction of nuclear-powered AUKUS submarines. The Malinauskas Labor Government has committed $450,000 over three years to support the establishment of a software engineering degree apprenticeship that will enable students to earn while they learn and prepare for defence careers. UniSA will design, develop and co-deliver the course ...

Degree apprenticeships fast-tracked for SA defence jobs ahead of AUKUS construction2023-03-29T14:10:12+10:30

Commonwealth and South Australia sign submarine cooperation agreement

The Albanese Government and the Malinauskas Government have today signed a Cooperation Agreement, outlining our respective governments’ commitment to supporting the construction of Australia’s next-generation conventionally-armed, nuclear-powered submarines in Adelaide.

Commonwealth and South Australia sign submarine cooperation agreement2023-03-15T18:04:24+10:30

Defence Industry Scholarship Program proves a success

Susan Close MP Deputy Premier Minister for Defence and Space Industries Thirty-six university students will today graduate after completing their defence industry placement as part of the highly regarded Defence Industry Scholarship Program. The South Australian Government-funded scholarship program, administered by AiGroup, provides eligible university students with grants of up to $10,000 to undertake work placements at a local defence company. The program boasts close to an 80 per cent success rate in students going on to be offered work with their host employer. Today, the students will receive their graduation certificates at a ceremony at Edinburgh-based AML3D manufacturing. In ...

Defence Industry Scholarship Program proves a success2023-03-15T08:32:24+10:30

Defence leader MBDA lands at Lot Fourteen

Susan Close MP Deputy Premier Minister for Defence and Space Industries Nick Champion MP Minister for Trade and Investment Leading European defence company MBDA has joined the growing defence ecosystem at South Australia’s