Outback Communities Authority

Member for Stuart and Minister for Energy and Mining, Dan van Holst Pellekaan has welcomed the appointment of three Outback Communities Authority (OCA) Board members. The OCA’s responsibilities include: Managing the provision of existing public services and facilities to Outback communities; Promoting improvements in the provision of public services and facilities to Outback communities; and […]

Virtual Power Plant is powering forward

South Australia’s Virtual Power Plant is delivering cheaper energy to South Australians who need it most with more than 1,100 Housing SA households now signed up to the program. “This VVP is delivering affordable electricity to some of South Australia’s most disadvantaged households whilst increasing the reliability of the state’s electricity network,” said Minister Dan […]

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. […]

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 […]