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 […]

Diesel Generators | QUESTION TIME

Excerpts from Question Time 2 August 2017 Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (14:32): My question is for the Minister for Energy. What is the duration of the lease period in the contract being entered into with APR Energy for the nine diesel generators? The Hon. A. KOUTSANTONIS (West Torrens—Treasurer, Minister for Finance, Minister for State […]

Northern Forests | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (15:24:05): I rise to put some comments on the record about the government’s handling of the Northern Forests subsequent to the Bangor fire. Most members would know that, back in January and February 2014, the Bangor fire ravaged much of the upper Mid North and southern Flinders district, including most […]

Electricity prices | QUESTION TIME

Electricity Prices Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 14:43 :28 ): My question is to the Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy. Does the minister stand by his comments on 1 December last year that he is comfortable with the level of reliability in our electricity network and that ‘prices will come down […]

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 […]