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3D Printing – The benefits, the opportunities and the future

Two upcoming events brought to you through the University of South Australia and the Polaris Centre aim to help northern industry understand and embrace the opportunities around 3D printing. The first seminar on the 4th of November presented by 3 experts in the area of additive manufacturing, Professor Gordon Wallace, Associate Professor Peter Murphy and […]

National Training Program launched at Car Service Salisbury

The Minister for Higher Education and Skills Sharon Bird and the Member for Wakefield, Nick Champion, have announced a $2.8 million automotive training program while visiting the premises of Car Services Salisbury. Care Service Salisbury is a participant in the Polaris Centre’s Mentoring for Success program. The program, funded through the National Workforce Development Fund, […]

Polaris provides support to GMH workers

Workers considering voluntary separation packages from General Motors Holden, and other organisations, are being encouraged to contact the Polaris Centre if they are thinking about starting or buying a business. To provide information about career options to workers and the broader community, the Australian Government funded the “Boost Career and Life Planning Day” which was […]

Fitness Power Train

Fitness Power Train, based at Para Hills, is a community based gym that has already developed a true family atmosphere after just five years of operation. The gym provides personal training, massage, group training, supplements and clothing. “I would give anyone the Polaris Centre’s number straight away and point them in the right direction” – […]

New research – hub skilling

New research hub skilling innovative scientists and engineers: A new research hub at Mawson Lakes will help UniSA skill a new generation of scientists and engineers and help secure an innovative and dynamic future for Australian industries. The recently completed $72 million Materials and Mineral Science Learning and Research Hub at Mawson Lakes in Adelaide’s […]

Talking Matters

Talking Matters, based at Elizabeth Downs, provides speech pathology, occupational therapy and psychology services to children aged 18 months to 18 years. The business opened eight years ago and began with two staff members, eventually expanding into new premises. “As a small to medium business you need to be able to tap into what resources […]