South Australian Energy Plan | MOTION

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (16:02): The opposition takes the energy crisis in South Australia extremely seriously, but we do not take this motion seriously. It is just a political stunt by the government. The opposition wants to deal productively with this issue, but this motion is just a stunt by the government and a […]

National Footy Colours Day | MOTION

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (12:33): I rise to also support this motion from the member for Chaffey. I think he made an excellent contribution, as did the member for Fisher. I listened closely and I found that to be a terrific contribution from a government member and I really do appreciate that. The core […]

Budget Measures Bill 2017 | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (16:51): I rise on behalf of the people of the electorate of Stuart to make my contribution on the Budget Measures Bill. As I said earlier today, I accept and everybody on this side of the house accepts that budgeting is difficult. It really does go without saying. There is […]

Rural Freight | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (15:38): I rise today on behalf of the people of Stuart to take this opportunity to talk about rural freight. This is an issue that affects all our state, but of course I am far more familiar with it in my electorate; however, let me say that this is a […]

Child Abuse Reports | MOTION

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (12:13): I rise to support the member for Adelaide in her motion: That this house condemns the Labor government’s record on child protection and in particular notes— (a) the average waiting times on the Child Abuse Report Line having extended greater than one hour in 2016 compared to 10 minutes […]