South Australia, the Dying State Dobbs | March 7, 2008 | South Australia | No Comments Here is a chart that breaks down the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth by state in Australia: It is pretty clear which Australian state is a drag on the national economy. I guess Brumby was right, Adelaide is a backwater. Share this:EmailTweetPrintLike this:Like Loading... Related About The Author Dobbs I am a avid hiker with a love for travel and the outdoors. I currently call the Aloha State of Hawaii my home. Add a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment:*Name:* Email Address:* Website: Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.