Target History

2011 target alignment with 2007 South Australia’s Strategic Plan

Examine the 2011 Plan targets here

2007 Target

2011 Target

T1.1 Economic growth:
Exceed the national economic growth rate by 2014
Target 35 - Economic growth:
Exceed the national economic growth rate over the period to 2020 (baseline: 2002-03)

T1.2 Competitive business climate:
Maintain Adelaide’s rating as the least costly place to set up and do business in Australia and continue to improve our position internationally

Target 39 - Competitive business climate:
Maintain Adelaide’s rating as the least costly place to set up and do business in Australia and continue to improve our position internationally (baseline: 2004)

T1.3 Credit rating:
Maintain AAA credit rating

Target 34 - Credit rating:
Maintain AAA credit rating (baseline: 2004)

T1.4 Industrial relations:
Achieve the lowest number of working days lost per thousand employees of any state in Australia by 2014

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T1.5 Business investment:
Exceed Australia’s ratio of business investment as a percentage of the economy by 2014

Target 38 - Business investment: 
Exceed Australia’s ratio of business investment as a percentage of the economy by 2014 and maintain thereafter (baseline: 2002-03)

T1.6 Labour productivity:
Exceed Australia’s average labour productivity growth rate in trend terms by 2014

Target 36 - Labour productivity:
Exceed Australia’s average labour productivity growth rate through to 2020 (baseline: 2002-03)

T1.7 Customer and client satisfaction:
Increase the satisfaction of South Australians with government services by 10% by 2010, maintaining or exceeding that level of satisfaction thereafter

Target 32 - Customer and client satisfaction with Government services:
Increase the satisfaction of South Australians with government services by 10% by 2014, maintaining or exceeding that level of satisfaction thereafter (baseline: 2008)

T1.8 Government decision-making:
Become, by 2010, the best-performing jurisdiction in Australia in timeliness and transparency of decisions which impact the business community (and maintain that rating)

Target 33 - Government planning decisions:
South Australia leads the nation in timely decisions of development applications through to 2020 (baseline: 2009‑10)

T1.9 Government administrative efficiency:
Increase the ratio of operational to administrative expenditure in state government by 2010, and maintain or better that ratio thereafter

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T1.10 Jobs:
Better the Australian average employment growth rate by 2014

Target 47 - Jobs:
Increase employment by 2% each year from 2010 to 2016 (baseline: 2010)

T1.11 Unemployment:
Maintain equal or lower than the Australian average through to 2014

Target 49 - Unemployment:
Maintain equal or lower than the Australian average through to 2020 (baseline: 2004)

T1.12 Employment participation:
Increase the employment to population ratio, standardised for age differences, to the Australian average

Supplementary measure to Target 49

T1.13 Employment in the defence industry:
Increase defence industry employment from 16,000 to 28,000 by 2014

Target 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 (baseline: 2003)
Milestone of $2 billion and 28 000 people by 2013.

T1.14 Total exports:
Treble the value of South Australia’s export income to $25 billion by 2014

Target 37 - Total exports:
Increase the value of South Australia’s export income to $25 billion by 2020 (baseline: 2002-03)

T1.15 Tourism industry:
Increase visitor expenditure in South Australia’s tourism industry from $3.7 billion in 2002 to $6.3 billion by 2014

Target 4 - Tourism industry:
Increase visitor expenditure in South Australia’s total tourism industry to $8 billion and on Kangaroo Island to $180 million by 2020 (baseline: 2002 for South Australia, 2008 for Kangaroo Island)
Milestone of $6.3 billion (total industry) by 2014.

T1.16 Share of overseas students:
Double South Australia’s share of overseas students by 2014

Target 90 - Share of overseas students:
Increase the number of overseas students across all education and training sectors from 13 737 in 2003 to 45 000 by 2014 (baseline: 2003)

T1.17 Minerals exploration:
Exploration expenditure in South Australia to be maintained in excess of $100 million per annum until 2010

Target 41 - Minerals exploration:
Exploration expenditure in South Australia to be maintained in excess of $200 million per annum until 2015 (baseline: 2003)

T1.18 Minerals production:
Increase the value of minerals production to $3 billion by 2014

Target 42 - Minerals production and processing:
Increase the value of minerals production and processing to $10 billion by 2020 (baseline: 2002-03)

T1.19 Minerals processing:
Increase the value of minerals processing to $1 billion by 2014

Target 42 - Minerals production and processing:
Increase the value of minerals production and processing to $10 billion by 2020 (baseline: 2002-03)

T1.20 Defence industry:
Double the defence industry contribution to our economy from $1 billion to $2 billion annually

Target 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 (baseline: 2003)
Milestone of $2 billion and 28 000 people by 2013.

T1.21 Strategic infrastructure:
Match the national average in terms of investment in key economic and social infrastructure

Target 56 - Strategic infrastructure:
Ensure that the provision of key economic and social infrastructure accommodates population growth (baseline: 2010-11)

T1.22 Total population:
Increase South Australia’s population to 2 million by 2050, with an interim target of 1.64 million by 2014

Target 45 - Total population:
Increase South Australia’s population to 2 million by 2027 (baseline: 2003)

T1.23 Interstate migration:
Reduce annual net interstate migration loss to zero by 2010, with a net inflow thereafter to be sustained through to 2014

Supplementary measure to Target 45

T1.24 Overseas migration:
Increase net overseas migration gain to 8500 per annum by 2014

Supplementary measure to Target 45

T1.25 Population fertility rate:
Maintain a rate of at least 1.7 births per woman

Supplementary measure to Target 45

T1.26 Aboriginal unemployment:
Reduce the gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal unemployment rates each year

Target 51 - Aboriginal unemployment:
Halve the gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal unemployment rates by 2018 (baseline: 2008)

T2.1 Smoking:
Reduce the percentage of young cigarette smokers by 10 percentage points between 2004 and 2014

Target 80 - Smoking:
Reduce the smoking rate to 10% of the population and halve the smoking rate of Aboriginal South Australians by 2018 (baseline: 2008)

T2.2 Healthy weight:
Increase the proportion of South Australians 18 and over with healthy weight by 10 percentage points by 2014

Target 82 - Healthy weight:
Increase by five percentage points the proportion of South Australian adults and children at a healthy body weight by 2017 (baseline: 2009)

T2.3 Sport and recreation:
Exceed the Australian average for participation in sport and physical activity by 2014

Target 83 - Sport and recreation:
Increase the proportion of South Australians participating in sport or physical recreation at least once per week to 50% by 2020 (baseline: 2011-12)

T2.4 Healthy South Australians:
Increase the healthy life expectancy of South Australians by 5% for males and 3% for females by 2014

Target 78 - Healthy South Australians:
Increase the healthy life expectancy of South Australians to 73.4 years (6%) for males and 77.9 years (5%) for females by 2020 (baseline: 1999-2001)

T2.5 Aboriginal healthy life expectancy:
Lower the morbidity and mortality rates of Aboriginal South Australians

Target 79 - Aboriginal healthy life expectancy:
Increase the average healthy life expectancy of Aboriginal males to 67.5 years (22%) and Aboriginal females to 72.3 years (19%) by 2020 (baseline: 1999-2003)

T2.6 Chronic disease:
Increase, by 5 percentage points, the proportion of people living with a chronic disease whose self-assessed health status is good or better.

Target 85 - Chronic disease:
Increase, by five percentage points, the proportion of people living with a chronic disease whose self-assessed health status is good or better (baseline: 2003)

T2.7 Psychological wellbeing:
Equal or lower than the Australian average for psychological distress by 2014

Target 86 - Psychological wellbeing:
Equal or lower the Australian average for psychological distress by 2014 and maintain thereafter (baseline: 2001)

T2.8 State-wide crime rates:
Reduce victim reported crime by 12% by 2014

Target 17 - State-wide crime rates:
Reduce victim reported crime by 38% by 2014 maintaining or improving thereafter (baseline: 2002-03)

T2.9 Road safety – fatalities:
By 2010, reduce road fatalities to less than 90 persons per year

Target 22 - Road safety:
Reduce road fatalities and serious injuries by at least 30% by 2020 (baseline: 2008-10)

T2.10 Road safety – serious injuries:
By 2010 reduce serious injuries to less than 1000 per year

Target 22 - Road Safety:
Reduce road fatalities and serious injuries by at least 30% by 2020 (baseline: 2008-10)

T2.11 Greater safety at work:
Achieve the nationally agreed target of 40% reduction in injury by 2012

Target 21 - Greater safety at work:
Achieve a 40% reduction in injury by 2012 and a further 50% reduction by 2022 (baseline: 2001-02)

T2.12 Work-life balance:
Improve the quality of life of all South Australians through maintenance of a healthy work-life balance

Target 13 - Work-life balance:
Improve the quality of life of all South Australians through maintenance of a healthy work-life balance (baseline: 2007)

T3.1 Lose no species:
Lose no known native species as a result of human impacts

Target 69 - Lose no species:
Lose no native species as a result of human impacts (baseline: 2004)

T3.2 Land biodiversity:
By 2010 have five well-established biodiversity corridors aimed at maximising ecological outcomes particularly in the face of climate change

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T3.3 Soil protection:
By 2014, achieve a 20% increase in South Australia’s agricultural cropping land that is adequately protected from erosion

Target 70 - Sustainable land management:
By 2020, achieve a 25% increase in the protection of agricultural cropping land from soil erosion and a 25% improvement in the condition of pastoral land (baseline: 2002-03 and 2005-06 respectively)

T3.4 Marine biodiversity:
By 2010 create 19 marine parks aimed at maximising ecological outcomes

Target 71 - Marine biodiversity:
Maintain the health and diversity of South Australia’s unique marine environments (baseline: 2011)

T3.5 Greenhouse gas emissions reduction:
Achieve the Kyoto target by limiting the state’s greenhouse gas emissions to 108% of 1990 levels during 2008-2012, as a first step towards reducing emissions by 60% (to 40% of 1990 levels) by 2050

Target 59 - Greenhouse gas emissions reduction:
Achieve the Kyoto target by limiting the state’s greenhouse gas emissions to 108% of 1990 levels during 2008-2012, as a first step towards reducing emissions by 60% (to 40% of 1990 levels) by 2050 (baseline: 1990)

T3.6 Use of public transport:
Increase the use of public transport to 10% of metropolitan weekday passenger vehicle kilometres travelled by 2018

Target 63 - Use of public transport:
Increase the use of public transport to 10% of metropolitan weekday passenger vehicle kilometres travelled by 2018 (baseline: 2002-03)

T3.7 Ecological footprint:
Reduce South Australia’s ecological footprint by 30% by 2050

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T3.8 Zero waste:
Reduce waste to landfill by 25% by 2014

Target 67 - Zero waste:
Reduce waste to landfill by 35% by 2020 (baseline: 2002-03)
Milestone of 25% by 2014.

T3.9 Sustainable water supply:
South Australia’s water resources are managed within sustainable limits by 2018

Target 75 - Sustainable water use:
South Australia’s water resources are managed within sustainable limits by 2018 (baseline: 2003)

T3.10 River Murray – flows:
Increase environmental flows by 500 GL in the River Murray by 2009 as a first step towards improving sustainability in the Murray-Darling Basin, with a longer-term target of 1500 GL by 2018

Target 76 - River Murray – flows:
Increase environmental flows in the River Murray by a minimum of 1500 GL by 2018 (baseline: 2003)

T3.11 River Murray - salinity:
South Australia maintains a positive balance on the Murray-Darling Basin Commission salinity register

Target 77 - River Murray – salinity:
South Australia maintains a positive balance on the Murray-Darling Basin Authority salinity register (baseline: 2008)

T3.12 Renewable energy:
Support the development of renewable energy so that it comprises 20% of the state's electricity production and consumption by 2014

Target 64 - Renewable energy:
Support the development of renewable energy so that it comprises 33% of the state’s electricity production by 2020 (baseline: 2004‑05)
Milestone of 20% by 2014.

T3.13 Energy efficiency – government buildings:
Improve the energy efficiency of government buildings by 25% from 2000-01 levels by 2014

Target 61 - Energy efficiency – government buildings:
Improve the energy efficiency of government buildings by 30% by 2020 (baseline: 2000-01) Milestone of 25% by 2014

T3.14 Energy efficiency - dwellings:
Increase the energy efficiency of dwellings by 10% by 2014

Target 60 - Energy efficiency – dwellings:
Improve the energy efficiency of dwellings by 15% by 2020 (baseline: 2003-04)
Milestone of 10% by 2014.

T3.15 Aboriginal lands – access and management:
Resolve 75% of all native title claims by 2014

Target 44 - Aboriginal lands - native title:
Resolve 80% of native title claims by 2020 (baseline: 2004)

T4.1 Creative industries:
Increase the number of South Australians undertaking work in the creative industries by 20% by 2014

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T4.2 Film industry:
Double the number of feature films produced in South Australia by 2014

Target 100 - Screen industry:
Increase South Australia’s share of Australian film and screen production to 6% by 2020 (baseline: 2009‑10)

T4.3 Cultural engagement – institutions:
Increase the number of attendances at South Australia’s cultural institutions by 20% by 2014

Target 99 - Cultural engagement – institutions:
Increase the number of attendances at South Australia’s cultural institutions by 20% by 2014 and maintain or improve thereafter (baseline: 2003-04)

T4.4 Cultural engagement – arts activities:
Increase the number of attendances at selected arts activities by 40% by 2014

Target 3 - Cultural vibrancy – arts activities:
Increase the vibrancy of the South Australian arts industry by increasing attendance at selected arts activities by 150% by 2020 (baseline: 2002-03)

T4.5 Understanding of Aboriginal culture:
Aboriginal cultural studies included in school curriculum by 2014 with involvement of Aboriginal people in design and delivery

Target 27 - Understanding of Aboriginal culture:
Aboriginal cultural studies is included in school curriculum by 2016 with involvement of Aboriginal people in design and delivery (baseline: 2009)

 T4.6 Commercialisation of research:
Increase gross revenues received by South Australian-based research institutions from licences, options, royalty agreements, assignments, licensed technology and patents by 2010

Target 95 - Industry collaboration, research and development commercialisation:
Increase to $650m total gross cumulative value of industry and other funding for research earned by universities and state-based publicly funded research institutions by 2020 (baseline: 2010)

T4.7 Business innovation:
The proportion of South Australian businesses innovating to exceed 50% in 2010 and 60% in 2014

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T4.8 Broadband usage:
Broadband usage in South Australia to exceed the Australian national average by 2010, and be maintained thereafter

Target 57 - Broadband access:
The proportion of South Australian premises with access to broadband services delivered by fibre technology meets the national average by 2020 (baseline: 2011)

T4.9 Public expenditure:
By 2010, public expenditure on research and development, as a proportion of GSP, to match or exceed average investment compared to other Australian states

Target 96 - Public research expenditure:
Public expenditure on research and development, as a proportion of GSP, to be maintained at 1.2% to 2020 (baseline: 2002-03)

T4.10 Australian Government resources:
Secure Australian Government research and development resources to 10% above South Australia's per capita share by 2010 and increase this share to 25% by 2014, for both public and private spheres

Target 97 - University research income:
 Increase the total gross value of university research income to 20% above South Australia’s per capita share by 2014 and maintain thereafter (baseline: 2008)

T4.11 Business expenditure:
Increase business expenditure on research and development to 1.5% of GSP in 2010 and increase to 1.9% by 2014

Target 98 - Business research expenditure:
Increase business expenditure on research and development to 1.5% of GSP by 2014, and increase to 2.0% by 2020 (baseline: 2000‑01)

T4.12 Venture capital:
South Australia’s share of Australian Government administered venture capital program funds to reach 7% by 2010, and be maintained thereafter

Target 94 - Venture capital:
Achieve a cumulative total of 100 private equity investments into South Australian companies between 2011 and 2020 (baseline: 2010-11)

T5.1 Boards and committees:
 Increase the number of women on all State Government boards and committees to 50% on average by 2008, and maintain thereafter by ensuring that 50% of women are appointed, on average, each quarter

Target 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 (baseline: 2004)

T5.2 Chairs of boards and committees:
Increase the number of women chairing state government boards and committees to 50% by 2010

Target 31 - Chairs of boards and committees:
Increase the number of women chairing State Government boards and committees to 50% by 2014 (baseline: 2004)

T5.3 Members of Parliament:
Increase the number of women in Parliament to 50% by 2014

Supplemenrary measure to Target 29

T5.4 Enrolment to vote:
Increase the proportion of eligible young South Australians (18-19 years) enrolled to vote to better the Australian average by 2014
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T5.5 Local government elections:
Increase voter participation in local government elections in South Australia to 50% by 2014
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T5.6 Volunteering:
Maintain the high level of volunteering in South Australia at 50% participation rate or higher
Target 24 - Volunteering:
Maintain a high level of formal and informal volunteering in South Australia at 70% participation rate or higher (baseline: 2006)
T5.7 Aboriginal leadership:
Increase the number of Aboriginal South Australians participating in community leadership and in community leadership development programs
Target 28 - Aboriginal leadership:
Increase the number of Aboriginal South Australians participating in community leadership and in community leadership development programs (baseline: 2007-08)
T5.8 Multiculturalism:
Increase the percentage of South Australians who accept cultural diversity as a positive influence in the community
Target 5 - Multiculturalism:
Maintain the high rate of South Australians who believe cultural diversity is a positive influence in the community (baseline: 2008)
T5.9 Regional population levels:
Maintain regional South Australia’s share of the state’s population (18%).
Target 46 - Regional population levels:
Increase regional populations, outside of Greater Adelaide, by 20 000 to 320 000 or more by 2020 (baseline: 2010)
T6.1 Aboriginal wellbeing:
Improve the overall wellbeing of Aboriginal South Australians
Target 6 - Aboriginal wellbeing:
Improve the overall wellbeing of Aboriginal South Australians
T6.2 Early childhood – Year 1 literacy:
By 2014 achieve a 10% improvement in the number of children reading at an age appropriate level by the end of Year 1
Target 14 - Early childhood – Year 1 literacy:
By 2014 achieve a 10% improvement in the number of children reading at an age appropriate level by the end of Year 1 and maintain thereafter (baseline: 2007)
T6.3 Early childhood – Birthweight:
Reduce the proportion of low birthweight babies
Target 26 - Early childhood – birth weight:
Reduce the proportion of low birth weight babies and halve the proportion of Aboriginal low birth weight babies by 2020 (baseline: 2003)
T6.4 Early childhood – AEDI:
Improve South Australia’s performance on the Australian Early Development Index
Target 12 - Early childhood:
Increase the proportion of children developing well (baseline: 2009)
T6.5 Economic disadvantage:
Reduce the percentage of South Australians receiving government benefits (excluding age pensions) as their major income source to below the Australian average by 2014
Target 16 - Economic disadvantage:
By 2020, increase by 2 percentage points the share of total household income earned by low income South Australians (baseline: 2007‑08)
T6.6 Homelessness:
Halve the number of ‘rough sleepers’ in South Australia by 2010 and maintain thereafter
Target 10 - Homelessness:
Halve the number of ‘rough sleepers’ in South Australia by 2013 and maintain thereafter (baseline: 2001)
T6.7 Affordable housing:
Increase affordable home purchase and rental opportunities by 5 percentage points by 2014
Target 7 - Affordable housing:
South Australia leads the nation over the period to 2020 in the proportion of homes sold or built that are affordable by low and moderate income households (baseline: 2010)
T6.8 Housing stress:
Halve the number of South Australians experiencing housing stress by 2014
Target 8 - Housing stress:
South Australia leads the nation over the period to 2020 in the proportion of low income households not experiencing housing stress (baseline: 2010)
T6.9 Aboriginal housing:
Reduce overcrowding in Aboriginal households by 10% by 2014
Target 9 - Aboriginal housing:
Reduce overcrowding in Aboriginal households by 10% by 2014 (baseline: 2002)
T6.10 Housing for people with disabilities:
Double the number of people with disabilities appropriately housed and supported in community based accommodation by 2014
Target 11 - Housing for people with disabilities:
Increase the number of people with a disability in stable, supported community accommodation to 7 000 by 2020 (baseline: 2003‑04)
T6.11 Participation by people with disabilities:
Increase by 400 the number of people with disability involved in day options program by 2014
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T6.12 Year 3:
By 2010, 93% of students in Year 3 to achieve the national benchmarks in reading, writing and numeracy
Target 87 - Reading, writing and numeracy:
By 2020, for reading, writing and numeracy, increase by five percentage points the proportion of South Australian students who achieve
- above the National Minimum Standard
- higher proficiency bands
(baseline: 2008)
T6.13 Year 5:
By 2010, 93% of students in Year 5 to achieve the national benchmarks in reading, writing and numeracy
Target 87 - Reading, writing and numeracy:
By 2020, for reading, writing and numeracy, increase by five percentage points the proportion of South Australian students who achieve
- above the National Minimum Standard
- higher proficiency bands
(baseline: 2008)
T6.14 Year 7:
By 2010, 93% of students in Year 7 to achieve the national benchmarks in reading, writing and numeracy
Target 87 - Reading, writing and numeracy:
By 2020, for reading, writing and numeracy, increase by five percentage points the proportion of South Australian students who achieve
- above the National Minimum Standard
- higher proficiency bands
(baseline: 2008)
T6.15 Learning or earning:
By 2010 increase the number of 15-19 year olds engaged fulltime in school, work or further education/training (or combination thereof) to 90%
Target 54 - Learning or earning:
Increase the proportion of 15-24 year olds engaged full-time in school, post-school education, training or employment (or combination thereof) to 85% by 2020 (baseline: 2003)
T6.16 SACE or equivalent:
Increase yearly the proportion of 15-19 year olds who achieve the SACE or comparable senior secondary qualification
Target 89 - SACE or equivalent:
Increase yearly the proportion of 15-19 year olds who achieve the SACE or comparable senior secondary qualification (baseline: 2003)
T6.17 Science and maths:
By 2010 increase by 15 percent the proportion of students receiving a Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) or equivalent with at least one of the follow subjects: mathematics, physics or chemistry
Target 88 - Science and maths:
By 2020, increase by 15% the number of students receiving an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank or equivalent in at least one of the following subjects: mathematics, physics or chemistry (baseline: 2003)
T6.18 Aboriginal education – early years:
Increase yearly the proportion of Aboriginal children reading at age appropriate levels at the end of Year 1
Target 15 - Aboriginal education – early years: Increase yearly the proportion of Aboriginal children reading at age appropriate levels at the end of Year 1 (baseline: 2007)
T6.19 Non-school qualifications:
By 2014, equal or better the national average for the proportion of the labour force with non-school qualifications
Target 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 (baseline: 2002)

T6.20 Higher education:
Increase South Australia’s proportion of higher education students to 7.5% of the national total by 2014

Target 93 - Tertiary education and training:
Increase the proportion of South Australians aged 15-64 participating in tertiary education and training to 17% by 2016 (baseline: 2009)

T6.21 VET participation:
Exceed the national average for VET participation by 2010

Target 93 - Tertiary education and training:
Increase the proportion of South Australians aged 15-64 participating in tertiary education and training to 17% by 2016 (baseline: 2009)

T6.22 People with disabilities:
Double the number of people with disabilities employed by 2014

Target 50 - People with disability:
Increase by 10% the number of people with a disability employed in South Australiaby 2020 (baseline: 2009)

T6.23 Women:
Have women comprising half of the public sector employees in the executive levels (including chief executives) by 2014

Target 52 - Women:
Have women comprising half of the public sector employees in the executive levels (including Chief Executives) by 2014 and maintain thereafter (baseline: 2003)

T6.24 Aboriginal employees:
Increase the participation of Aboriginal people in the South Australian public sector, spread across all classifications and agencies, to 2% by 2010 and maintain or better those levels through to 2014

Target 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 (baseline: 2003)