Electricity relief begins today

In welcome news, from today tens of thousands South Australia households and small businesses will be paying up to 12 per cent less for their electricity, with hundreds of thousands of others across the state also benefiting from more modest reductions in their electricity bills. “Some of the 80,000 households and businesses on standing contracts […]

Interconnector gets major project status

In another significant step towards the proposed SA-NSW interconnector, the Marshall Liberal Government has granted the nation-building infrastructure Major Project Status. Major Project Status recognises the economic significance of the interconnector to South Australia and delivers a rigorous whole of government assessment process. The $1.5 billion SA-NSW interconnector will deliver cheaper electricity to consumers in […]

South Australian Women’s Honour Roll

The Member for Stuart, Mr Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP is pleased to advise the deadline for nominations for the 2019 South Australian Women’s Honour Roll have been extended until Sunday, June 30. The Honour Roll acknowledges South Australian women for their outstanding contribution and achievements in leading the community towards greater respect and inclusivity. […]

Copper Mining | QUESTION TIME

Ms LUETHEN (King) (15:02): My question is to the Minister for Energy and Mining. Can the minister update the house on the opportunity for copper in South Australia and what the Marshall government is doing to support growth in this mineral? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (15:02): I thank […]

Energising South Australia’s economic growth | STATE BUDGET

The 2019-20 State Budget reinforces the Marshall Liberal Government’s commitment to providing reliable, affordable energy for South Australian households and businesses as part of its agenda for investment, jobs creation and economic growth. “The Government’s $100 million Home Battery Scheme, $50 million Grid Scale Storage Fund, $30 million investment in demand management and integrated distributed […]

Speak up on sport, recreation and racing

Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, is encouraging communities in Stuart to have their say on the future of sport, recreation and racing in South Australia, including on funding opportunities and infrastructure development. The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing (ORSR) is seeking feedback on the following three projects identified as key priorities […]

Liberal Government saves community more than $1.3 million since delivering free volunteer screening checks

Hon Michelle Lensink MLC Minister for Human Services The Liberal Government has saved the community sector more than $1.3 million since making volunteer screening checks free for all South Australians late last year. Since 1 November, 2018, a total of 23,379 South Australians have applied for more than 30,000 free volunteer screening checks conducted by […]

Education Minister’s visit to Stuart | SPEECH

Stuart Electorate The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (15:21): I rise with great pleasure to share with the house information about a trip that I took recently to some schools and station homesteads with the Minister for Education, the member for Morialta. It was terrific that he accepted my invitation […]