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Growth State: Our plan for prosperity

Growth State is a work plan to promote industry growth by responding to the needs of business and industries. It is a plan for a new partnership between government and industry where we are united in our goals of accelerating our economy and retaining and attracting the best and brightest to live and work in South Australia.

Read more about the Growth State plan

There are substantial prospects in the energy and mining sector to responsibly develop opportunities, grow productivity and grow our competitiveness.

Energy and mining consultation paper

Sustainably growing energy and mining in South Australia: consultation paper

Download: Sustainably growing energy and mining in South Australia: consultation paper (PDF 1.4 MB)
(Note: If downloading via an Android phone, PDF viewer must be installed.)

Potential action to support Growth State is outlined in the consultation paper, Sustainably growing energy and mining in South Australia. The proposals outlined in this paper:

  • bring together government initiatives to guide the ongoing expansion of the energy and mining sector in our state
  • propose ambitious new growth targets
  • outline potential initiatives to achieve those targets.

The Department for Energy and Mining has received feedback from industry and the community on proposals for the sustainable growth of the energy and mining sector in South Australia.

Download the consultation paper: Sustainably growing energy and mining in South Australia: consultation paper (PDF 1.4 MB)

Note: If downloading via an Android phone, PDF viewer must be installed.

The Energy and Mining Strategy will bring together other strategies already in place, such as the:

It will also incorporate current government programs including the Clean Energy Transition and new initiatives such as the Accelerated Discovery Initiative, Battery and Emerging Minerals Strategy and the Electric Vehicle Strategy foreshadowed in the 2019–2020 State Budget.

This engagement was hosted from 2 October to 1 November 2019 and is now closed.

Your feedback is very much appreciated and we are currently in the process of collating all feedback received.

The Department for Energy and Mining will collate your responses to inform the development of the Energy and Mining Strategy and the Growth State: Our plan for prosperity work plan, initiated by the South Australian government to:

  • promote industry growth by responding to the needs of business and industries
  • commit to real, concrete actions and deliverables
  • provide a more sustainable and prosperous future for South Australians.

For more information email: DEM.customerservices@sa.gov.au