Ovarian Cancer | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 17:35 :25 ): I take this opportunity to advise the house of an absolutely outstanding fundraiser run in Kapunda recently. It was a community fundraiser to raise money to contribute towards finding a cure for ovarian cancer. Unfortunately, I was not able to attend, but I was […]

Shop Trading Hours | MOTION

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN: I was very fortunate to be able to play professional sport for a few years. That allowed me to go to university. That was the best way I could have ever imagined to work my way through university. I spent a decade after that in a multinational company in the corporate […]

International Nurses Day | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 12:35 :09 ): I rise to wholeheartedly support the motion by the member for Fisher, as I know my colleagues will as well. I also believe that it is very important to have as many people as possible from as many different working backgrounds in our parliament. […]

Supply Bill 2017 | SPEECH

Second Reading Adjourned debate on second reading. (Continued from 13 April 2017.) Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 11:04 :46 ): In regard to the installation of the cameras, I wholeheartedly support that. We in this parliament should be absolutely transparent, and as soon as possible, so I welcome the fact that that […]

Loss of Power Grants | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 15:14 :05 ): As all members here know, on 28 September 2016 last year our state endured an unprecedented statewide blackout. Business SA has made it very clear that the cost to businesses was in excess of half a billion dollars from that event, but I want to […]

Recreational Fishing | MOTION

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 11:46 :55 ): On behalf of the member for Chaffey, I move: That this house – (a) notes the economic and social benefits of recreational f ishing to South Australia; (b) condemns the state government for not undertaking a regional economic impact a ssessment s tatement prior […]