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he epartment of Planning, Transport and nfrastructure ( PT ) is integral to the outh ustralian community. ts sole aim is to deliver effective planning policy, efficient transport and social and economic infrastructure. With a population of over 1.6 million people to cater for, the department harnesses the diversity of purposes and people with the aim of improving the lifestyle of all South Australians. The DPTI has three divisions that work together to connect with every part of the community and deliver positive outcomes every day. The People and Business Division brings together people and financial strengths, while the Safety and Service Division controls project development and building management. The Development Division provides a focus upon the economic opportunities, investment and employment.

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leaDership The DPTI is led by the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Stephen Mullighan, who became the MP for Lee in March 2014. He was also appointed the, Minister Assisting the Minister for Planning and Minister Assisting the Minister for Housing and Urban Development. A resident of Largs Bay, Mullighan completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Adelaide before working his way up to senior levels of Government. He also led Deloitte’s economics team in Adelaide.

rail revitalisation South Australia’s state capital of Adelaide has undergone a major and complex upgrade in recent years in what was the biggest single investment ever by a state government. This included a significant Australian government contribution, with the central focus being a rail revitalisation programme.

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Australasian Business Coverage Issue 15  

Australasian Business Coverage Issue 15