Vision:
We have a skilled and sustainable workforce.

Goal:
All South Australians have job opportunities.

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Primary Targets

47. Jobs

Increase employment by 2% each year from 2010 to 2016

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48. Ageing workforce participation

Increase the proportion of older South Australians who are engaged in the workforce by 10 percentage points by 2020

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49. Unemployment

Maintain equal or lower than the Australian average through to 2020

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50. People with disability

Increase by 10% the number of people with a disability employed in South Australia by 2020

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51. Aboriginal unemployment

Halve the gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal unemployment rates by 2018

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52. Women

Have women comprising half of the public sector employees in the executive levels (including Chief Executives) by 2014 and maintain thereafter

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53. Aboriginal employees

Increase the participation of Aboriginal people in the South Australian public sector, spread across all classifications and agencies, to 2% by 2014 and maintain or better those levels through to 2020

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Related Targets

10. Homelessness

Halve the number of ‘rough sleepers’ in South Australia by 2013 and maintain thereafter

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11. Housing for people with disabilities

Increase the number of people with a disability in stable, supported community accommodation to 7 000 by 2020

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16. Economic disadvantage

By 2020, increase by 2 percentage points the share of total household income earned by low income South Australians

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29. Elections

Increase the percentage of women nominating to stand in local, state and federal government elections in South Australia to 50% by 2014

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30. Boards and committees

Increase the number of women on all State Government boards and committees to 50% on average by 2014, and maintain thereafter by ensuring that 50% of women are appointed, on average, each quarter

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31. Chairs of boards and committees

Increase the number of women chairing State Government boards and committees to 50% by 2014

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35. Economic growth

Exceed the national economic growth rate over the period to 2020

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36. Labour productivity

Exceed Australia's average labour productivity growth rate through to 2020

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41. Minerals exploration

Exploration expenditure in South Australia to be maintained in excess of $200 million per annum until 2015

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42. Minerals production and processing

Increase the value of minerals production and processing to $10 billion by 2020

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43. Defence industry

Increase defence and defence industry annual contribution to our economy to $2.5 billion and employment to 37 000 people by 2020 (Milestone of $2 billion and 28 000 people by 2013)

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55. Apprentices

Increase the number of apprentice completions in trade occupations by 20% by 2020

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89. SACE or equivalent

Increase yearly the proportion of 15 -19 year olds who achieve the SACE or comparable senior secondary qualification

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91. Non-school qualifications

By 2014, equal or better the national average for the proportion of the labour force with non-school qualifications and maintain thereafter

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93. Tertiary education and training

Increase the proportion of South Australians aged 15 - 64 participating in tertiary education and training to 17% by 2016

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100. Screen industry

Increase South Australia’s share of Australian film and screen production to 6% by 2020

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