THE Gawler region’s unemployment rate has jumped in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, but local social support charities fear the worst of the virus’ impact is on the horizon.
THE State Government has rejected claims the completion of the Northern Connector will leave a jobs “valley of death” in the state, as workers prepare to move on from the four-year construction project.
PETER Kittle Motor Company is planning to down-size its proposed car dealership at Kudla, blaming “changes in the automotive industry” for the alterations.
THE Gawler region will find out tomorrow if its high unemployment rate will continue to rise faster than the rest of the state, after new statistics revealed yesterday South Australia has the highest jobless rate in Australia.
SOUTH Australia’s unemployment rate has plunged by a full percentage point, with local unemployment statistics, to be released tomorrow, also expected to show improvement.
RISING unemployment in the Adelaide-North region, including Gawler, is being matched by record numbers of jobs being created, according to one Liberal minister.
SOUTH Australian supermarket company Drakes officially opened its $125 million Edinburgh North distribution centre on Thursday, with the development set to create 150 jobs and distribute stock to affiliated stores around the country.
SOUTH Australia’s nation-topping unemployment rate of 7.3 per cent has been garnering statewide attention since being revealed last week, but the figure in Adelaide’s north – including Gawler – is still higher.