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A New Way.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

KEVIN RUDD’S PLAN FOR

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Jobs Not Cuts - Federal Labor’s Plan for South Australia

Federal Labor has a clear vision for the future of South Australia.

It’s a vision for a prosperous economy growing the jobs of the future with a federal government that provides proper funding for services that are fundamental to people’s lives and well-being.

We’ll grow the jobs for the future with our $1 billion Jobs Plan, new apprenticeship incentives and a Jobs, Training and Apprenticeships Guarantee.

We’ll keep building an education system for the future with our $15 billion Better Schools Plan.

We’ll keep building the health system of the future with further investments in hospitals, Medicare Locals and aged care.

We’ll keep building DisabilityCare - just like Federal Labor built Medicare - to give people with disability the support they need and their carers the peace of mind they deserve.

And we’ll build the infrastructure of the future, including finishing the National Broadband Network which will wire Australia into the world, providing new opportunities for health, education and business.

At a time of economic transition because of the end of the China resources investment boom, only Federal Labor offers the proven experience to take South Australia through the next three years.

We’ll return our budget to surplus, but, unlike Mr Abbott, we won’t do it in a way that will destroy schools, hospitals and jobs.

Federal Labor has a positive plan for South Australians, a plan that will protect jobs, provide services and put people first.

Kevin Rudd

Prime Minister

A message from the Prime Minister

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1. Grow jobs and the build the new industries of the future • A $1 billion plan for jobs beyond the mining boom so all our eggs aren’t in the one basket.

• A Jobs, Training and Apprenticeships Guarantee to make sure jobseekers are linked to jobs and the training they need. • Help for Australian firms to win at least an extra $1.8 billion a year in work on big projects, and new opportunities for apprentices. • Ongoing support for the 5,000 automotive sector workers in SA with an increase in Federal Government support to the automotive industry of $500 million to 2020. • Tax breaks for 3.2 million Australian small businesses.

2. Better schools with more one-on-one attention for our kids • An extra $1.6 million on average for every school across the nation. • Extra individual literacy assistance for up to 1.1 million students. • The Schoolkids Bonus to parents of $410 per primary and $820 per secondary student helping around 100,000 South Australian families with back-to-school costs. • Boost skills with 510 Trades Training Centres already announced around the country, 263 are already up and running, including 11 new Trade Training Centres that will benefit 12 schools in South Australia.

3. World class infrastructure to build the businesses of tomorrow • An NBN to connect Australian homes and businesses to world-class high speed internet.

• Continue delivering our $60 billion of investments in new road, rail and public transport infrastructure around Australia, including major projects in South Australia.

4. A world class health and hospital system • Continuing to invest in health and hospitals - we have already invested $6.3 billion in hospitals and health infrastructure in South Australia since 2007. • Investing $15 million in hospital infrastructure at Flinders Medical Centre to provide more modern facilities and better support for new parents and babies. • More than $268 million to tackle dementia as part of Federal Labor’s historic $3.7 billion aged care reforms.

5. A stronger community and a fair go for all • DisabilityCare Australia to support around 33,000 South Australians with disability and their carers.

• Protect the Penalty Rates and Overtime pay that up to 77,000 South Australian workers rely on.

• Cost of living relief, including terminating the carbon tax to save families $380 next year. • Increasing the Superannuation Guarantee from 9 per cent to 12 per cent, boosting retirement savings for 8.4 million Australians.

This plan represents just part of Labor’s positive plan to build the future. For more information, visit www.alp.org.au.

KEVIN RUDD’S POSITIVE PLAN FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIANS

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Grow new jobs and build the new industries of the future

Kevin Rudd will keep the economy strong while protecting jobs, maintaining fair wages and conditions and investing in health and education.

With the end of the China resources investment boom, we need to find a new way. We must work together - governments, businesses and unions - to make Australia more competitive.

Federal Labor’s plan includes:

• Delivering our $1 billion Aussie jobs program to ensure Australian companies improve their competitiveness, win new exports and get fair access to major projects.

• A Jobs, Training and Apprenticeships Guarantee to make sure jobseekers are linked to jobs and the training they need to get local jobs. This transforms our employment services from a safety net into a springboard to a good jobs.

• Ongoing support for the 5,000 automotive sector workers in South Australia with an increase in Federal Government support to the automotive industry of $500 million to 2020. Federal Labor will also introduce a 100 per cent Australian made cars target for Commonwealth fleets.

• New requirements for government-funded building projects to provide training and apprenticeships, creating new opportunities for skilled jobs.

• Supporting Australian firms to win at least an extra $1.8 billion a year in work on big projects and make sure they aren’t locked out of work through measures such as the use of unfair standards.

• New training places for 6,800 manufacturing workers and 5,800 community services workers, including early childhood educators, nurses, and disability support carers.

• Tackling youth unemployment through the $35 million Step into Skills program, providing targeted training to more than 8,900 disadvantaged young people across Australia.

• $25 million Murray-Darling Jobs Package and $265 million for the South Australian River Murray Sustainability Program to help build strong and sustainable irrigation communities in the Murray, whilst securing the water resources needed for a healthy river.

• New incentives for Australia’s small businesses to invest, grow and create jobs:

- A Small Business Investment Boost to provide an immediate tax deduction for small businesses to purchase eligible assets costing up to $10,000.

- Allowing small business to lodge GST returns once a year rather than four times a year, benefiting 1.35 million businesses with a GST turnover under $20 million a year.

- Cutting red tape by extending the free Small Business Superannuation Clearing House to businesses with less than 100 employees and having Centrelink directly pay Paid Parental Leave to eligible employees for businesses with less than 20 employees.

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Federal Labor’s record of achievement on jobs and the economy

Since 2007, Federal Labor has delivered:

• Strong growth: Our economy is nearly 14 per cent larger than when Federal Labor came to office, whereas many advanced economies are still smaller than they were prior to the GFC.

• AAA credit rating: Australia has received AAA credit rating with a stable outlook from all three ratings agencies. We are amongst only 8 nations in the world to have this.

• Low unemployment rate (5.7%): Australia’s unemployment rate is less than half that of Europe’s (12.1%) and is below that in most other advanced economies.

• Exceptional job creation record: Nearly 1 million jobs have been created since Federal Labor came to office, while the number of unemployed worldwide has increased by 28 million over the same period.

• Low interest rates: Interest rates are currently sitting at 2.5 per cent - lower than they were at any time under the former Coalition Government. This means a family with a $300,000 mortgage is paying around $6,000 less in repayments a year.

• Contained inflation: Underlying inflation is in the middle of the RBA’s target band (2.4%).

• Investment: There has been more than $1 trillion dollars of business investment in our economy since Federal Labor came to office in 2007.

• Very low debt: Net debt as a per cent of GDP peaking around an eighth of the level across major advanced economies.

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2. Better schools with more one-on-one attention for our kids

Federal Labor’s plan will ensure every young Australian gets the best possible education so they can secure the jobs of the future.

Our plan includes:

• Delivering our $15 billion Better Schools Plan that will:

- Ensure students get more one-on-one attention.

- Provide an extra $1.6 million on average for all schools across Australia.

- Help our kids compete with Asia and secure high skill, high paid jobs.

• Under Federal Labor’s Better Schools Plan, South Australian schools will benefit from around $660 million in extra funding over the next six years - only Federal Labor is committed to the full amount of additional investment.

• Continue rolling out our 10 year $2.5 billion Trades Training Centres in Schools Program, giving secondary students access to industry relevant training and skills.

- In the latest round South Australian schools will benefit from 11 new Trades Training Centres, benefitting 12 South Australian schools.

• Investing more than $30 million to ensure our children are taught by the best and brightest - because we know the biggest influence in improving educational outcomes is the teacher standing in front of the classroom.

• Investing $450 million to provide parents with more outside school hours places, more flexible hours and better activities for kids making it easier for parents on the daily drop off and pick up. Almost 7,000 extra South Australian students could benefit from this initiative.

• Investing $20 million in a new NBN: Connecting Classrooms fund to help schools across the country take full advantage of the NBN. At least 1,000 schools will benefit from grants of up to $20,000 to help schools get the equipment needed to leverage the benefits of the NBN, for example through creating virtual classrooms.

• Enhancing the mychild website to make it easier for parents to easily identify the child care services available in their area, along with a new service to enable parents to be notified when a place becomes available.

• Investing $6 million to expand access to and enhance the quality of community language lessons - this will benefit around 500 community languages schools and approximately 90,000 students.

• Keeping access to a university education open to all Australian students through our demand driven funding system.

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Federal Labor’s record of achievement on education

Since 2007, Federal Labor has delivered:

• Record investment in our schools: almost doubled investment - this year we are investing more than $14 billion in schools, compared to $9 billion under the last Coalition Government budget.

• Revitalised school facilities right around South Australia: $1.4 billion in almost 2,062 projects in local schools, including building or upgrading:

- 61 Science and/or Language Centres.

- 205 libraries.

- 386 classrooms.

- 287 Multi-Purpose Halls.

• Provided unprecedented support for students with a disability: we have invested an extra $300 million to help students with disability and learning difficulties, giving schools greater access to classroom support and specialised equipment.

• Boosted investment in skills: investing over $19 billion in funding over the past five years and introducing a national training entitlement under the $1.75 billion Skills Reform National Partnership.

• Built new Trades Training Centres: through our $2.5 billion Trades Training Centres in Schools Program we’ve already announced 510 new Trades Training Centres benefitting 1,290 schools.

- $147 million has already been committed for 58 Trades Training Centres in South Australia benefitting 151 schools.

• Improved the quality of early childhood education and care: we introduced the National Quality Framework - lifting the quality of early childhood education and child care with improved child to staff ratios and new qualifications standards.

• Supporting parents with the cost of child care: in 2011-12 almost $235 million was provided to South Australian parents through the Child Care Benefit and the Child Care Rebate.

- South Australian parents benefitted from an extra $39 million last financial year because of our decision to lift the Child Care Rebate from 30% to 50%.

• Ensuring every South Australian child gets access to 15 hours of kindergarten: through an investment of around $110 million.

• Opened up access to university: there are now an extra 190,000 students studying at university compared to when we came to office.

- There are 24 per cent more Commonwealth Supported Places in South Australia than when we came to office.

• More funding for universities: funding is projected to increase to $14 billion in 2013 - $6 billion more than in 2007. Funding has increased by around 51% for universities in South Australia since 2007.

• Invested in cutting edge research: we’ve invested over $5 billion in higher education and research infrastructure since coming to office.

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3. World class infrastructure of the future

Under Federal Labor, Australia has made record investments in the nation’s infrastructure, including safer roads, better ports and rail, and improvements to our metropolitan public transport network. We are also delivering the National Broadband Network for all families and to build the businesses of tomorrow.

The Federal Labor plan includes:

• Delivering the high speed National Broadband Network, creating the opportunity for new industries to emerge and enabling businesses - big and small - to flourish.

• Continuing to roll out the $60 billion Nation Building Program to build modern, well-planned road, rail and public transport infrastructure.

• Continuing to invest in building projects - all up, we have already increased Federal investment in the nation’s transport infrastructure from $132 to $225 per Australian.

• Continuing to make sure regional communities get their fair share, with almost two thirds of our infrastructure funding going to projects outside our big cities. In fact we’ve doubled spending in regional Australia.

• Continuing to support important local and regional projects, such as:

- $6.6 million to upgrade Adelaide Airport Stadium / Thebarton Oval.

- $1.8 million for the Adelaide Festival Centre.

- $75,000 to help secure Sturt Baseball Club’s future at W A Norman Reserve in Mitcham.

- $5 million towards the Kauri Parade Sporting and Community Precinct, which will transform one of Holdfast Bay’s most popular sporting grounds.

- $140,000 towards modernising light towers at Cumberland United

Football Club.

- $20 million to help relocate and build a new bigger and better South Australian Sports Institute’s (SASI) High Performance Sports Hub.

- $253,000 will go to the South Australian National Football League to be used in the APY Lands to support Indigenous communities improve safety and reduce incarceration.

- $200,000 funding to the City of Salisbury to install lighting to Salisbury Civic Square and 15 additional closed circuit television cameras (CCTV) to the city centre.

- $400,000 towards a new clubroom and synthetic green for the Kapunda Bowling Club which is re-locating after 103 years.

- $200,000 in funding towards upgrading facilities at the Eastern Park

Football Club.

- For more local projects visit www.alp.org.au

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Federal Labor’s record of achievement in infrastructure

Since 2007, Federal Labor has:

• Instituted an unprecedented $60 billion Nation Building Program to build the modern, well-planned road, rail and public transport infrastructure that will make working people’s lives easier, our businesses more competitive and the Australian economy more productive:

- Doubled the roads budget and initiated the biggest road construction program since the creation of the national highway network almost forty years ago.

- Rebuilding more than a third of the Interstate Rail Freight Network - some 4,000 kilometres of track.

- Committed more funding to modernising urban passenger rail

infrastructure than all our predecessors since Federation combined.

• Established Infrastructure Australia to ensure we have a transparent, competitive and national infrastructure market.

• Started rolling out the National Broadband Network, with over 75,000 Australians using the NBN today. The NBN has been switched on in a number of regional and urban sites in every State and Territory in the country.

• Invested in local projects that make a real difference, including:

- Northern Expressway: a new 23 kilometres link between the Sturt Highway and Port Wakefield Road.

- Seaford to Noarlunga Rail Line: extending the rail line between Seaford and Noarlunga.

- Gawler Rail Modernisation.

- Goodwood Torrens Junction upgrade: separate freight and passenger lines at this junction.

- South Road - Torrens Road to River Torrens: Upgrade and widen South Road between Torrens Road and the River Torrens.

- Tonsley Park Public Transport Project: Upgrade the public transport infrastructure in and around Tonsley Park.

- Managed Motorways: improving traffic flows on the South Eastern Freeway between Stirling, Mount Barker and Crafers.

- Upgrade to the interstate rail network.

- Anangu Pitjanjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands: Upgrade sections of the 210 kilometres of main access road between the Stuart Highway and Pukatja.

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4. A world class health and hospital system

Federal Labor’s plan will deliver a stronger, fairer health and aged care system for the future.

Our plan includes:

• Establishing a $50 million national network of Stroke Care Coordinators across Medicare Local networks in every state and territory to help stroke patients transition from hospital to home and get the support they need in their local community.

• Investing $15 million for a network of cancer care nurse coordinators to be based in regional cancer centre project across the country, including South Australia. The cancer care nurse coordinators will provide vital information, care and support to patients who have been diagnosed with cancer, their families, carers and staff.

• Investing more than $190 million in health and medical research, including a $125 million fund to help Australian researchers translate their innovative ideas into commercial success and grants to the University of Adelaide to support research in priority areas such as chronic disease and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

• Delivering our record $2.2 billion mental health reform package, expanding the highly successful headspace initiative to 100 centres across the country, providing additional funding to support critical services delivered by BeyondBlue and Lifeline and supporting workplace mental health through innovative new programs and services, providing a major boost to people with a mental illness, their families and carers.

• Providing $15 million to redevelop the neonatal unit at the Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide and provide South Australian families with access to more modern neonatal facilities and better care for new parents and babies.

• Supporting better asthma emergency awareness and training by investing $10.5 million for improved asthma response measures in schools, general practice surgeries and disadvantaged communities across all states and territories.

• From January 2014, ensuring that for 3.4 million Aussie kids it will be as easy to go to the dentist as it now is to go to the GP under the Federal Labor Government’s Grow Up Smiling program.

• Giving more support to older people in South Australia to participate in activities which help them stay healthy and active in their later years through the $20 million Active Ageing grants initiative.

• Delivering more than $268 million to tackle dementia and provide additional care and support to patients, their families and carers as part of the Federal Labor Government’s historic $3.7 billion aged care reforms.

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Labor’s record of achievement on health and hospitals

Since 2007, Federal Labor has delivered:

• More money - investing an extra $20 billion in our hospitals to 2020.

• More doctors and nurses - 11,000 more doctors, 26,000 more nurses and more doctors in regional areas.

• Bricks and mortar - more than $8 billion in around 1300 building projects to support local hospitals, community health services, medical research, medical education and training of Australian health professionals.

• Medicare - the biggest investment in Medicare in Australian history - around $35 billion in 2013-14.

• More local health services and health workers - $1.8 billion for Medicare Locals to plan and fund extra health services in local communities across Australia - supporting more than 3,000 frontline health workers, including around 236 GPs, nurses, mental health workers, physiotherapists, chronic disease care coordinators and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers across South Australia.

• Higher bulk-billing rates - record GP bulk-billing rates of over 82%. In contrast, when Tony Abbott was Health Minister, GP bulkbilling rates were as low as 67%.

• Better regional health services - more than $69 million for regional cancer centre services in South Australia, including services in Mt Gambier, Port Augusta, Mt Barker, Clare, Port Lincoln, Victor Harbour, Whyalla and other regional areas.

• More medicines - over $5 billion in new medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme to ensure Australians can get access to high quality medicines at a cost individuals and the community can afford.

• Health and medical research - more than $3.5 billion through the National Health and Medical Research Council since 2008, supporting over 8,500 researchers working to improve Australia’s health outcomes and including more than $113 million to fund health and medical research into dementia.

• Better dental care - $1.6 billion dollars for better public dental services, taking 400,000 Australians off public dental waiting lists immediately and building a system that invests in prevention, not just treats crises.

• Better cancer prevention, detection, treatment and cure - over $4.1 billion committed to improve the prevention, detection and treatment of cancer, including almost $2 billion on new and amended cancer medicines.

• More support for youth mental health - additional headspace mental health services supporting young people in South Australia in places like Northern Adelaide, Noarlunga, Murray Bridge and other areas, and the introduction of the innovative eheadspace initiative which allows young people to get support and advice over the phone and online, no matter where they live.

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5. Stronger communities and a fair go for all

Kevin Rudd has a positive plan to build fairer workplaces and stronger communities by protecting penalty rates and Australia’s safety net.

Our plan includes:

• Fair workplaces of the future:

- Protecting Penalty Rates and Overtime pay that up to 77,000 South Australian workers rely on.

- Ensuring Australian workers continue to be protected from unfair

dismissal.

• Taking the pressure off families:

- Protecting the Schoolkids Bonus from Tony Abbott’s cuts, which is helping around 100,000 South Australian families with the costs of sending their kids to school.

- Keeping the economy strong to deliver lower interest rates - a family with a $300,000 mortgage is now paying around $6,000 a year less in repayments than when Federal Labor came to office.

- Terminating the carbon tax while still tackling climate change to give families cost of living relief to the value of $380 next year. In contrast,

Tony Abbott's Direct Action scheme would cost families an extra $1,200 when fully implemented.

- Expanding Out of School Hours Care, through a $450 million fund that will benefit up to 500 schools over the next four years. Nationally, around 345,000 children - mainly in primary school - are expected to benefit from the initiative.

• Support for people with disabilities:

- Delivering DisabilityCare to give people with disability the support they need and their carers the peace of mind they deserve. We are delivering

$14.3 billion in new funding to roll out across the country by mid-2019, on top of existing Commonwealth disability funding.

• More income for Australians in retirement:

- Increasing the Superannuation Guarantee from 9 per cent to 12 per cent, boosting retirement savings for around 520,000 South Australians. For a 35 year-old plumber, Federal Labor’s Superannuation Guarantee increase adds up to over $74,000 by the time they retire; for a 22 year-old hairdresser that adds up to almost $100,000 by the time they are 67.

- Maintaining fair franking arrangements so that self-funded retirees do not suffer a cut to their incomes.

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Our achievements in delivering

a fair go and stronger communities

Since 2007, Federal Labor has delivered:

• Fairer workplaces and almost one million new jobs:

- Abolished WorkChoices and delivered the Fair Work Act.

- Delivered Paid Parental Leave and flexibility for working families.

- Delivered the strongest protections for workers’ entitlements ever seen in Australia for when an employer becomes bankrupt or insolvent.

• Cost of living relief for families:

- Lower interest rates mean an Australian family on a $300,000 mortgage will pay around $6,000 a year less in repayments than when Federal Labor came to office.

- The Schoolkids Bonus to help families with the costs of sending their kids to school, with $410 for each primary school student and $820 for each

secondary school student to help cover the cost of books, stationery, computer equipment and school uniforms.

- We boosted the Child care Rebate from 30 per cent to 50 per cent for out-of- pocket childcare expenses, providing families with up to $7,500 per child each year towards child care costs. Out-of-pocket child care costs for a family earning $75,000 a year have reduced from 13 per cent of disposable income in 2004, to 8 per cent under the Rudd Labor Government.

- Tax cuts for working families - someone earning $50,000 is now paying $2,000 less in income tax than they were before Federal Labor came to office in 2007.

- The largest pension increase in Australia’s history - since September 2009, an increase in the maximum rate of pension of around $207 per fortnight for singles and $236 per fortnight for couples combined.

- Household assistance package - Giving families on FTB-A up to $113 a year per child and families on FTB-B up to an extra $69 a year, as well as tax cuts to help with the modest increase in costs associated with the carbon price.

• Better support for people with disabilities:

- Doubled existing Commonwealth funding for support services for people with disability.

- Invested more than $370 million in early intervention services for children with disability.

- Invested $160 million in supported accommodation for people with disability.

- Increased the pension in 2009 including for around 800,000 Disability Support Pension recipients and around 200,000 Carer Payment recipients.

• Support for rural and regional communities:

- Delivered the Regional Development Australia Fund, which has invested more than $850 million to leverage projects worth more than $2.7 billion. Already 76 projects are underway or completed, ensuring people living in rural and regional Australia are getting the services and support they need.

- Provided more than $250 million in Community Infrastructure Grants to build priority local projects such as upgrades to local sporting and recreational community infrastructure.

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IF ABBOTT WINS, SOUTH AUSTRALIA LOSES

We believe we must build for the future - by investing in new industries and new jobs - while all Mr Abbott does is cut to the bone. Tony Abbott has already said he will make these cuts in South Australia:

• Compared to our Better Schools Plan, on average schools in SA will be worse off by around $610,000.

• Around 100,000 eligible families in SA will lose the Schoolkids Bonus - a typical family with two kids will be $15,000 worse off over the period of their kids’ schooling.

• Around 520,000 people in SA will lose years of super savings. For a 35 year-old plumber Federal Labor’s Superannuation Guarantee increase adds up to over $74,000 by the time they retire; for a 22 year-old hairdresser that adds up to almost $100,000 by the time they retire at 67.

• Around 245,000 people in SA, mostly women, would lose up to $500 every year if the Low Income Superannuation Contribution is slashed.

• Over 80,000 young people, single parents and the unemployed in SA will lose extra help (the Income Support Bonus) - every year eligible singles would lose $210, eligible couples would lose $350.

• Tony Abbott's proposed Direct Action scheme would cost over 610,000 households in SA an extra $1,200 each when fully implemented.

• Tony Abbott would cut 5 Medicare Locals in SA which employ 230 frontline health workers which are delivering important health services.

• Around 77,000 people in SA work in occupations that could have their penalty rates and overtime cut by Tony Abbott.

• There are around 27,000 Federal Government employees in SA whose jobs could be at risk under Tony Abbott’s public service cuts.

• There are over 5,000 automotive workers who would lose their jobs due to cuts to automotive industry assistance, as well as up to 20,000 jobs in related sectors that would be put at risk.

• Tony Abbott wants to cut the NBN. This means that around 346,000 homes and businesses in SA would not get the NBN but have to rely on last century’s copper for their internet connection or pay up to $5,000 for a superfast fibre connection which Federal Labor delivers for free.

The Coalition needs to make $70 billion of cuts - what else will Mr Abbott cut in South Australia?

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We are delivering for South Australia

We will grow the new jobs and build the new industries of the future.

We’ve delivered $1.3 billion for 2,062 BER projects including the building building or upgrading of 386 classrooms, 205 libraries, 287 multipurpose halls and 61 science and/or language centres.

Around 100,000 families in South Australia are receiving the SchoolKids Bonus which Federal Labor delivered.

There are already around 100,000 homes and businesses in and around South Australia where the NBN fibre network is already under construction or complete.

We are investing in health. We have already invested $6.3 billion in health and hospitals infrastructure in SA since 2007.

What Tony Abbott will cut in South Australia

There are around 27,000 Federal Government employees in South Australia whose jobs could be at risk under Mr Abbott’s public service cuts.

Mr Abbott would make cuts to education. Compared to our Better Schools Plan, around 750 schools in South Australia would be $610,000 worse off on average if Abbott wins.

Mr Abbott has said he will cut the SchoolKids Bonus - a typical family with two kids will be $15,000 worse off over the period of their kids’ schooling if Tony Abbott has his way.

Nearly 340,000 premises in our current rollout schedule who would miss out. In total 346,000 homes and businesses that will miss out.

Mr Abbott would make cuts to health - just like he did as health minister. He has already said the Coalition will scrap Medicare Locals. This includes the 5 Medicare Locals which employs around 230 frontline healthcare workers.

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NBN

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SCHOOLKIDS BONUS

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WHAT WE’RE BUILDING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA, WHAT TONY ABBOTT WILL CUT

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