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There are large manufacturing, defence and research zones in Adelaide from which the city earns its primary revenue. 50% of Australian cars are manufactured here and is the homeland for the territories oil supply. Adelaide’s major industries are agricultural, manufacturing and mining and they are currently booming. The South Australia employment rate has been growing strongly over the last decade. The potential problem for Adelaide is that the population expects to grow another 537,000 over the next 30 years, an extra 247,000 homes will need to be built.

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Adelaide economy and population | Biocity Studio

  1. 1. Tsai hui chu Economy
  2. 2. In 1836, officially settled as a new British province In1838. Large plots of land were sold to the colonists Livestock started to arrive in this city from Tasmania and NSW. Wheat farms started to come up and the wool industry grew . German arrived and bringing technology of making wine. In 1841. Silver was discovered in Glen Osmond 1890s . lead discoveries at Broken Hill. After world war - built on wartime manufacturing industries Present History There are large manufacturing, defense and research zones in Adelaide from which the city earns its primary revenue. More than 50% Australian cars are manufactured in Adelaide. Adelaide is also the home land of South Australia Northern Territory Oil Search and Coopers which is a South Australian brewery
  3. 3. Industries that play a big part in Adelaide's economy include automotive manufacturing, bio-science, engineering, ICT, medical research, tourism and the wine industry . Industries Major industries Traditional industries : Agri-food products/services Automotive Insurance/financial services Emerging industries : Business convention services Health/education Information/communications technology Major private-sector employers BAE Systems (Aerospace) BHP Billiton (Mining and related services) General Motors Holden (Automotive) Adelaide's
  4. 4. SA’s economy centres on the agricultural, manufacturing and mining industries. 1345.4 - SA Stats, Apr 2008  1345.4 - SA Stats, Apr 2008  Industry structure of South Australia Australian National Accounts, State Accounts, 2006-07, Cat. No. 5220.0
  5. 5. General  Exports contribute more than 20% of Australia's GDP South Australia is currently experiencing strong economic growth. Our mining and defense industry sectors are booming and there is very strong industry growth in construction, finance and insurance. South Australia's economic performance over the past eight years reveals why business confidence remains at high levels 1. total employment up by 14% 2. business investment was 126% and at a record high in 2006-07 3. retail sales were 39% higher in the December quarter 2007 and annual exports were 66% high in January 2008 Major projects totalling $44.8 billion in value either underway or in the pipeline, many of them related to mining and defence.
  6. 6. Employment South Australian employment growth has also been strong, with a trend unemployment rate is 4.8%. Employment TOTAL EMPLOYED PERSONS (a), Trend, South Australia Source: Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6202.0) UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (a), Trend Source: Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6202.0)
  7. 7. Employment  1345.4 - SA Stats, Apr 2008  JOB VACANCIES, Original, South Australia Source: Job Vacancies, Australia (cat. no. 6354.0) Although South Australia's total number of job vacancies decreased to about 9,400 in November 2007 from 10,000 in August 2007. Still, Australian job vacancies in November 2007 were 13% higher than in November 2006.
  8. 8. Employment  ABS-2001census occupational & skills analysis section,DEVR
  9. 9. Employment  ABS-2001census occupational & skills analysis section,DEVR
  10. 10. The South Australian Government’s population policy aims to reach a population of 2 million by 2050 with a milestone of 1.64 million by 2014. This will be achieved by increasing the state’s share of overseas migration and reducing the net outflow of people interstate. Potential issues  The 30 year Plan for Greater Adelaide envisages an extra 537,000 people living and working in the city by 2030 who will need 247,000 new homes Adelaide’s population is 1,146,119 How can government do to attack people move in? The city itself has a limited public system South Australia’s future growth is focussed on continuing to improve and promote our competitiveness, innovation and productivity to benefit from these strong economic conditions. Not enough support network for worker Brain drain
  11. 11. The Policy and Planning Framework South Australia’s Strategic Plan South Australia’s Strategic Plan sets a pathway to a stronger economy and a more prosperous, sustainable community. First released in March 2004, the plan presents ambitious targets to focus government, business and community efforts on six key strategic objectives: • growing prosperity • improving wellbeing • attaining sustainability • fostering creativity • building communities • expanding opportunity An update of South Australia’s Strategic Plan was released early in 2007. It contains an infrastructure target to match the national average in terms of investment in key economic and social infrastructure, as well as specific targets in areas such as water, energy, telecommunications and transport. The government has taken a number of steps to improve the public sector processes that underpin the government’s capital investment programme, including: • building public sector skills and capabilities in business case development, procurement and contract management; • reforming government policy for managing real property • adopting more innovative approaches to procurement and funding of capital projects. Policy South Australia’s strategic plan
  12. 12. Policy Protection of Key Areas of Primary Production This Planning Strategy aims to protect key areas of primary production . Need for Industrial Land Industrial development requires well-located and serviced land. • will be protected from encroachment by activities that are incompatible with their effective operation, such as residential development • are near to transport and freight routes • are adjacent to areas with good access to a suitable workforce. The transport and logistics industry is expected to be a major user of industrial land. Planning Strategy for Metropolitan Adelaide Innovation Precincts • The Florey Innovation Precinct (centred on North Terrace and Frome Road) • The Flinders Innovation Precinct (centred on Flinders University) • Thebarton Innovation Precinct (Thebarton) • Mawson Innovation Precinct (Mawson Lakes and Edinburgh Parks estate) • Waite Innovation Precinct (Urrbrae) Employment and Business Focus Areas Focusing employment in clusters in key areas has advantages in the provision of public transport services and other shared infrastructure; increases the potential to develop networks and partnerships; and can reduce travel distances to employment areas. • the Central City Activity Centre remaining the principal focus of high order office activities • encouragement being given to the location of major office facilities in the Central City Activity Centre and regional centres. South Australia’s strategic plan