Upper Spencer Gulf Common Purpose Group

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Uni Hub Spencer Gulf Call for Directors

By Anita Crisp | September 12, 2018

1. BACKGROUND The Upper Spencer Gulf is in the midst of transitioning from a traditional heavy industry and manufacturing base to a cleaner, more diverse and sustainable future that takes advantage of its proximity to some of the most significant mineral and renewable energy resources, natural biodiversity and landscapes in the world. The region is…

Mayors Brief Treasurer on State of the Region

By Anita Crisp | August 16, 2018

Mayors from the Upper Spencer Gulf are continuing to advocate strongly for the region following recent meetings with Ministers from the new state Liberal Government, including the Treasurer. Chair of Spencer Gulf Cities, Sam Johnson said the region wrote to every Minister after the March election to provide an update on the challenges and opportunities.…

Future Students & Stakeholders Celebrate – The Uni Hub Spencer Gulf

By Anita Crisp | August 9, 2018

On the evening of Tuesday 14 August in Port Pirie, a major milestone in the life of the Community Owned Tertiary Education Centre (COTEC) Project will be celebrated when its brand is formally unveiled. The three Upper Spencer Gulf Councils – Port Pirie, Whyalla and Port Augusta, are proud to have brokered and brought to…

Spencer Gulf Cities Host Planning Commission

By Anita Crisp | July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Spencer Gulf Cities are this week hosting members of the State Planning Commission to highlight a number of inadequacies in current development planning for renewable energy facilities. Chair of Spencer Gulf Cities, Port Augusta Mayor Sam Johnson says the Upper Spencer Gulf is shaping up to be the renewable energy capital of Australia, but the…

Media SGC Meeting 201806

By Anita Crisp | June 18, 2018

Spencer Gulf Cities Consider Economic Benefit of Local Works Port Pirie, Port Augusta and Whyalla Council representatives will look at opportunities to work together to generate stronger local economic benefit through Council contracts and spending. The move follows a presentation from South Australian Industry Advocate, Ian Nightingale to the most recent Spencer Gulf Cities meeting.…

University Study Centre Gearing Up

By Anita Crisp | May 28, 2018

Plans to establish a University Study Centre in the region are moving ahead, with the appointment of Port Pirie’s Reg Dennis as the project coordinator. Chair of Spencer Gulf Cities, Mayor Sam Johnson, was enthusiastic about the appointment, explaining the project timeframes mean there is a lot of work to do in a short amount…

Transforming the Upper Spencer Gulf

This report aims to capitalise and build on the strengths of the Upper Spencer Gulf, and lead the region’s transformation towards a competitive, vibrant and self-reliant economy and community.

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Uni Hub Spencer Gulf - final touches underway in readiness for official opening on Monday

Education - key to our future in the USG. Uni Hub a feature of Austalia Day celebrations in Pt Pirie.

Unveiling the building plans at Uni Hub with Rowan Ramsey, Spencer Gulf Cities, Flinders and CQ University

Checking out building renovations at Uni Hub Spencer Gulf ahead of first student intake in 2019

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