Recharging our regional communities

Time is running out to apply for the first round of the Regional Growth Fund and Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, is encouraging communities in Stuart to apply. The Regional Growth Fund is a $15 million per year commitment to help unlock new economic activity in our regions. “Not only will the […]

Country to Canberra leadership competition

Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, is encouraging female students in Years 10-12 to apply for the Country to Canberra leadership competition. Entries have opened for the fifth annual competition where at least 15 rural girls will win an all-expenses paid “Power Trip” to Canberra. They will have the opportunity to meet with […]

Lowering South Australian electricity bills

The Marshall Liberal Government has welcomed the release of ElectraNet’s draft report into its investigation of options to transform South Australia’s energy future.   “In particular I welcome the news that a new, high capacity interconnector between South Australia and New South Wales would deliver South Australian households a $30 annual savings,” said Minister for Energy […]

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 […]

Grants for disaster resilience

Grants to help communities better prepare for natural disasters have opened for applications, with up to $250,000 per year available as a contribution towards projects. Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP said our electorate of Stuart was susceptible to bushfires, storms and floods, with many communities in the past experiencing firsthand the devastating […]

Thanking our volunteers

Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, is encouraging volunteers and their organisations to register for the 2018 Thank You event on Monday, June 11. “We have so many dedicated volunteers in our electorate who help make our communities wonderful places to live,” Mr van Holst Pellekaan said. “While they don’t expect to be […]

Future bill shock

The State Liberals are warning the Weatherill Government’s 75 per cent renewable energy target will drive up electricity prices for South Australian households and businesses even further. “South Australia already has the most renewable electricity in the country and the highest electricity bills in the country and today Jay Weatherill has committed to increasing both […]

Grants for fire and flood protection

Individuals and community groups can apply for grants to better protect themselves from natural disasters, such as fire and flood, when the Regional Capability Community Fund opens on Monday, March 5. “As many people in the electorate of Stuart would know, bushfires, storms and floods can be devastating,” said Dan van Holst Pellekaan, Member for […]

2018 South Australian Volunteer Awards

The Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP is pleased to advise nominations for the 2018 South Australian Volunteer Awards are now open. Mr van Holst Pellekaan would like to encourage people to nominate community members, groups and businesses who they believe play an integral role in their local community as volunteers.   Award […]