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Operation Restore Elective Surgery

12 May 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government will become the first state to begin to fully restore elective surgery from midnight tomorrow with the lifting of the Appropriate Surgery Direction under the Emergency Management Declaration....

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Experts to Guide Elective Surgery Restart

27 Apr 2020

A new expert surgical advisory group has been established to guide the safe and gradual re-commencement of elective surgery in South Australia and provide specialist advice on surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Lest We Forget

27 Apr 2020

Today, we pause to remember the Australian and New Zealand soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula one hundred and five years ago – the first major military action by our forces...

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SA Pathology to Remain in Public Ownership

22 Apr 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government has announced that SA Pathology will remain in public ownership given the organisation’s vastly improved performance and clear commitment to quality care, innovation and sustainability. “SA Pathology has...

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New face mask testing facility

20 Apr 2020

A face mask testing facility will be established in Adelaide – the first in Australia – to support the production of millions of respirator and surgical masks by the Detmold Group to...

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SA Joins National Repatriation Mission

20 Apr 2020

South Australia will play its part in a coordinated national operation to repatriate hundreds of the thousands of Australians trying to return home from abroad.Since 28 March citizens returning to Australia have...

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Test Results for COVID-19 in Just One Hour

17 Apr 2020

In another critical development of South Australia’s world class testing regime, COVID-19 diagnosis will soon be available in less than 60 minutes. Premier Steven Marshall said that SA Pathology’s rapid testing capability...

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COVID-19 TESTING BLITZ FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA

15 Apr 2020

South Australia will build on its world-leading testing regime for COVID-19 by launching a two-week testing blitz starting tomorrow. The expansion of testing criteria will give symptomatic South Australians the reassurance they...

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Free parking for hospital staff during pandemic

14 Apr 2020

The State Government will provide free car parking for hospital staff during the coronavirus pandemic to support frontline hospital staff in their lifesaving work to protect the health of South Australians. Hospital...

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Wakefield Ready for Coronavirus Response

14 Apr 2020

The former Wakefield Hospital’s transformation to a fully-equipped dedicated Covid-19 response facility is now complete. Premier Steven Marshall said the hospital's reactivation, bringing another 130 beds online if needed, was a key...

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Coronavirus Hotline to Expand Significantly

14 Apr 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government is expanding the capacity of its coronavirus hotline with training for 850 new call centre staff beginning this week. Premier Steven Marshall said the additional 850 call centre...

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Driving public sector reform

08 Apr 2020

The State Government has appointed Mark Duffy, former Chief Executive of the Department for Innovation and Skills, to a newly created role overseeing public sector performance and reform. As a result of...

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2020 FLU VACCINE NOW AVAILABLE

08 Apr 2020

South Australians eligible for a free influenza vaccine through the National Immunisation Program are being encouraged to immediately contact their immunisation provider to book in for a flu shot. Premier Steven Marshall...

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More beds and stronger workforce at WCH

06 Apr 2020

The Women’s and Children’s Hospital has opened more high dependency beds and is training about 80 nurses to work in high-level care settings, as part of its coronavirus response. Premier Steven Marshall...

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Public transport changes in response to coronavirus

03 Apr 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government is continuing to adapt Adelaide’s public transport network to provide the best and safest service to the community during the coronavirus crisis. Several services will be temporarily suspended...

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Building hospital capacity

03 Apr 2020

The State Liberal Government’s strong plan to boost hospital capacity in response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to roll out today with the installation of key equipment at the former Wakefield Hospital...

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FMC expansion bought forward to combat COVID-19

02 Apr 2020

The $45.7 million expansion of the Flinders Medical Centre Emergency Department will be brought forward by four months to counter the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. Premier Steven Marshall said bringing forward...

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Major boost for coronavirus contact tracing

01 Apr 2020

The Communicable Disease Control Branch’s contact tracing team will be boosted by up to 300 additional staff as part of the Marshall Government’s strong plan to protect South Australians from the impacts...

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SA COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line

31 Mar 2020

Many South Australians are feeling overwhelmed by COVID-19 - but now a new support line is available to people to maintain their mental health and wellbeing. “The State Government has a strong...

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Rescue package to save SA jobs

26 Mar 2020

Saving South Australian jobs and supporting key industries and local businesses survive throughout an unprecedented economic emergency will be the focus of an immediate $650 million Jobs Rescue Package to be unveiled...

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Health Heroes' Hospital

25 Mar 2020

The State Government is moving to better protect health workers and their families during the coronavirus pandemic by establishing a health hotel for frontline staff. “South Australia’s health professionals are heroes of...

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NURSES AND MIDWIVES BOOST FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE

25 Mar 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government is boosting the number of highly skilled nurses and midwives in the health workforce as part of the COVID-19 pandemic response. Premier Steven Marshall said boosting and upskilling...

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South Australia's borders to close

24 Mar 2020

The State Government has taken unprecedented action in response to the coronavirus pandemic requiring all people entering South Australia to isolate for 14-days from their arrival. This will apply immediately to South...

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COVID-19 Command Centre launched

20 Mar 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government today launched a multi-agency COVID-19 Command Centre to coordinate its whole-of-government response to the coronavirus pandemic. Premier Steven Marshall said the launch was part of the Government’s clear...

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Drought package expanded to help more people

05 Mar 2020

Drought package expanded to help more people Expand mental health outreach support with enhanced Family and Business Support Program Introduce a $120 per dog wild dog bounty $330,000 for community drought recovery...

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The 2020 Growth Workshop Series

04 Mar 2020

The Growth Workshop Series is back for 2020 and provides free advice, mentoring and training for businesses located specifically within the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters. To book a session...

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