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 […]

SA Community Achievement Awards

If you know an individual, business or group that is helping to reshape and inspire your community, Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, encourages you to nominate them for the SA Community Achievement Awards. “If there is someone that has provided support and made a real difference in your life, why not show […]

Sterile fruit fly production boosted with new irradiator at Port Augusta

Hon Tim Whetstone MP Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP Member for Stuart The sterilisation rate of fruit flies has been boosted at the Port Augusta-based national facility with the installation of an additional X-ray irradiator at the site. Recognising the urgent need to further strengthen South Australia’s […]

The burners are on at 1414 Degrees

The Marshall Liberal Government welcomes today’s announcement that Adelaide based company 1414 Degrees is advancing the commissioning of its gas Thermal Energy Storage System (GAS-TESS) at SA Water’s Glenelg Wastewater Treatment Plant. In a significant step the 10MWh GAS-TESS has begun taking on biogas from the wastewater treatment plant and will soon start to return […]

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 […]