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 my role as Minister for Energy and Mining as well as promoting regional development more broadly throughout our State. 

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

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Latest News

Statement regarding SolarReserve

The South Australian Government has been informed by SolarReserve, the company proposing the Aurora Solar Thermal Plant in Port Augusta, that it will not be in a position to achieve Financial Close by the 31 of May 2019 as required under the Generation Project Agreement Amendment Deed. The date to achieve Financial Close was amended […]

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Zero bills with zero emissions

South Australian households that moved early to access the Marshall Liberal Government’s subsidies of up to $6000 for home batteries are now seeing the benefits, with some household electricity bills dropping to zero. “The Marshall Liberal Government’s Home Battery Scheme (HBS) means participating households’ can slash their electricity bills while helping to deliver cheaper electricity […]

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Energy Security | QUESTION TIME

Mr PATTERSON (Morphett) (15:03): My question is to the Minister for Energy and Mining. Can the minister please update the house on ElectraNet’s plan to address system strength and stability in South Australia? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (15:04): Yes, I can. Thank you very much to the member […]

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Christchurch Mosques Attack

The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (11:54): I strongly support the Premier’s motion and acknowledge the unanimous support for the motion in this chamber—and I am not in the very least surprised by that. As I have said in this chamber before, any loss of life is sad, any unexpected […]

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