What Do We Achieve
Since the introduction of the Office of the Industry Advocate we have achieved to following:
- The South Australian Government has strengthened the Industry Advocate’s power to ensure contractors on government projects comply with industry participation commitments to use local workers and suppliers
- In major construction projects over $50 million the performance has been strong, where the South Australian spend was estimated at above 90 per cent for sub-contracted work packages in 2015-16 which was almost $640 million in value.
- In 2016-17, the result has been almost 90 per cent and an estimated $480 million. This indicates that performance in major projects has been consistently strong over a number of years now at around the 90 per cent mark for sub-contracting.
- Testimonial - OneSteel Manufacturing and Integration Having a strong advocate in South Australia is allowing the state to take a strong leadership position in support of the local steel supply chain inclusive of Whyalla. The industry applauds the role as it is achieving positive outcomes for the industry. The role of the industry advocate has been instrumental in encouraging contractors tendering ...