Welcome to My Website

It is an honour to be elected to represent the people of the electorate of Stuart in the South Australian Parliament. I work very hard to give our electorate a strong and informed voice in all relevant matters and also to support people locally. Working effectively on behalf of the people of Stuart will always be my primary responsibility and I also put time and energy into promoting regional development more broadly throughout our State. 

My roles as Shadow Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy, Police, Correctional Services, Regional Development and Defence Industries allow me to contribute directly to improving the delivery of government services to all South Australians in these very important areas.

 I hope this website will be a useful insight into the Parliament of South Australia, how I represent you there and throughout the community and a source of other helpful information. Please feel free to contact me or my staff if you require any assistance with state government matters or if you wish to raise any issues which are of particular importance to you.

Yours sincerely,

Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP


Latest News

Have your say on $12 million to improve railway crossings

With $12 million allocated to upgrading or closing railway crossings in South Australia, Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, is encouraging the community to have their say on how this funding is spent. All level and pedestrian crossings in South Australia are being reviewed with a draft Railway Crossing Safety Strategy released for […]


Could SA’s electricity crisis have been prevented?

The Weatherill Labor Government has refused to release documents to the Opposition regarding negotiations with Alinta since May 2015, despite the Ombudsman making a preliminary decision that it is in the public interest for the documents to be made public. “Minister Koutsantonis must tell the public what deal was offered to the Government by Alinta […]


SA Liberals support calls for inquiry into electricity market

The State Liberals support calls to establish inquiries into South Australia’s spiralling electricity prices and the performance of the National Electricity Market. Local industry leaders have called for an independent inquiry into the electricity market and the State Liberals believe that a Federal Government inquiry into the failures of the National Electricity Market (NEM) is […]


Labor asleep at wheel as electricity crisis developed

The State Liberals say a 280 per cent surge in spot prices for electricity in South Australia from July 2015 to July 2016 is a damning indictment of the Weatherill Government’s incompetent handling of the energy portfolio. As of the 25th of July the average spot price for electricity for the month was $279.50 per […]


SA’s shocking surge in electricity prices

The State Liberals are warning the massive increase in the spot price of electricity this financial year threatens to undermine the future economic viability of some energy intensive industries in South Australia. “South Australia’s average price of $351 per megawatt hour so far this financial year is stratospheric and is almost 400 per cent higher […]