Upper Spencer Gulf Common Purpose Group

Upper Spencer Gulf Common Purpose Group

Community Economic Summits – Welcomed

February 15, 2024

The Spencer Gulf Cities (SGC) Mayors welcome the visit from the Premier and key Cabinet Ministers to the region in late February. The Mayors and CEOs of the Whyalla, Port Pirie and Port Augusta Councils meet on a quarterly basis with the Minister for Local Government, the CE of Premier and Cabinet other key Ministers…

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Housing Needs Survey – Major/Large Projects

February 13, 2024

The estimated $30b worth of projects in hydrogen power, water supply, port development and renewable energy projects alongside critical mineral mining in the region is predicted to require 25,000 construction jobs and 5,000 ongoing. These investments have prompted the need to get more detailed information on current housing needs and those during the various phases…

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Collaboration Continues on the Multi-Billion Dollar Growth Opportunities in Upper Spencer Gulf

June 23, 2023

Intergovernmental collaboration continues between State and Local Government in an effort to progress commitments made for the growth of the Upper Spencer Gulf region through infrastructure, business, health and social support. The most recent meeting took place on 9 June, and was attended by the Minister for Local Government, the Hon Geoff Brock, Damien Walker…

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Host Future Gather-Round matches

April 24, 2023

At the Spencer Gulf Cities meeting (Whyalla, Port Pirie and Port Augusta Councils) held earlier this week, the three Mayors acknowledged the great success of the AFL Gather Round held in Adelaide and Mount Barker and congratulated the Premier and the State Government for securing three more years. The Mayors discussed one of the three…

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Regional Partnership Priorities Launch

September 13, 2022

Spencer Gulf Cities has today launched a ‘Regional Partnership Priorities’ paper focused on increasing the region’s capacity to support forecast economic growth. The Upper Spencer Gulf Common Purpose Group Inc. (trading as Spencer Gulf Cities (SGC)) is a strategic partnership between the cities of Port Pirie, Port Augusta and Whyalla. Spencer Gulf Cities’ core role…

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Spencer Gulf Cities Mayors/Council Members meet the Federal Election Candidates for Grey

May 12, 2022

The Mayors and Council Members of Whyalla, Port Augusta and Port Pirie met 5 of the 9 candidates for the Federal Election for the seat of Grey on 11 May. The candidates were asked to address the 4 issues raised in the Spencer Gulf Cities (SGC) Federal Election Platform document covering the issues of: Green/Renewable…

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Spencer Gulf Cities Regional Partnership Priorities September 2022

Spencer Gulf Cities and its member councils recognise the significant economic potential of the region as well as the need to increase the economic enabling capacity of the region to capitalise on that potential. The purpose of this document is to align our advocacy efforts and collective resources to key priority actions and outcomes that can increase the capacity of the region (economic, social and environmental) to support forecast growth (currently estimated at $15billion investment and 9000 jobs).

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.

Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy

The Upper Spencer Gulf Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy (Strategy) is a document that sets what the region is aiming to achieve and the framework for managing waste and resources over the next 5 years. The Strategy also provides background information on the drivers, and guiding principles that support the development of the Strategy’s objectives and opportunities.

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