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About Social Infrastructure

The Global Financial Crisis, precipitated by the sub-prime crisis in the US and caused by the unregulated global trade in credit default swaps, has left companies, financial institutions and national economies across the world vulnerable if not insolvent. The Australian and South Australian economies are not immune to the negative effects of the global economic downturn, with the national economy set to enter into recession and the state economy not expected to escape unscathed. While there is some hope that South Australia will escape the worst of the downturn, higher levels of unemployment and lower levels of economic activity can be expected in the medium term.

Robust policy initiatives that recognise the continuum from education and training opportunities to employment (and ultimately broader social participation), will represent investment in a sustainable future and a reinvigorated economy for South Australia.

Visit the Box File in the sidebar to download the Social Infrastructure Principles Paper, and also the Fact Sheet.


Create a Better State is all about South Australia and you. It's about the things that underpin the social fabric of our state and how you can make a difference when the State election rolls around in March 2010. We're not party-political and we're not going to tell you how to vote...we just ask you to do it thoughtfully. And on this website there are some tools and tips to help you do that.

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