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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Youth Parliament Program now open

Young South Australians have the unique opportunity to create change by having their voices heard at the highest level of State Government with applications now open for the 2019 Youth Parliament Program. The YMCA SA Youth Parliament is a personal development program for 15-24 year-olds which provides an opportunity for young people to gain a […]

Powering South Australia’s future energy needs

The Marshall Government says the arrival of major components for AGL’s Barker Inlet Power Station is another step towards more affordable, reliable and cleaner energy for South Australian households and businesses. “AGL’s investment in the $295 million, 210 MW fast-start gas plant will help address the problems created by the former Labor Government’s failed energy […]

State Government grant to support remote healthcare clinic at Innamincka

The Marshall Liberal Government is supporting the Royal Flying Doctor Service to develop a remote healthcare clinic at Innamincka. The Royal Flying Doctor Service (South Eastern Section) is being offered up to $387,000 from the State Government’s Regional Growth Fund to develop a purpose-built clinic, providing quality and culturally safe health care and related social […]