Mining Industry | QUESTION TIME

Mrs POWER (Elder) (14:26): Thank you. My question is to the Minister for Energy and Mining. Can the minister update the house on recent South Australian copper discoveries and milestones? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (14:26): Yes, I can, and I appreciate the member for Elder’s question. I won’t […]

Mining Bill to improve landowner rights and promote investment in the regions

The Marshall Liberal Government welcomes the passage of the Mining Bill through Parliament. It will increase landowner rights, improve our state’s competitiveness across both the Mining and Agricultural sectors and promote further investment in our regions. Some of the key benefits of the bill include: Increased money available to landholders for legal advice by 500%; […]

Energy savings on the horizon for South Australians

The Marshall Liberal Government has today welcomed the Australian Energy Regulator’s draft determination on SA Power Networks charges, showing additional savings of $63 per year for the average household from as early as next year. The draft determination covers the regulatory period from 2020-2025, and shows that in 2020, small businesses could also save $283 […]

Alpha-ESS ramps up battery production in South Australia and partners in new ShineHub VPP

Multinational battery company Alpha-ESS has ramped up South Australian production this week, opening its new assembly facility at Lonsdale, as part of its commitment to the South Australian Government’s Home Battery Scheme. With their first production line installed and operating at Lonsdale, Alpha-ESS will increase their production of batteries to roughly 500 systems per month […]

SA Government releases Hydrogen Action Plan to international experts

Hon Steven Marshall MP Premier Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP Minister for Energy and Mining Premier Steven Marshall will today release South Australia’s Hydrogen Action Plan, including the commitment of over $1 million towards a landmark study to identify optimal locations for renewable hydrogen production and export infrastructure. The announcement will be made to […]

Tree change for regional SA

Tens of thousands of South Australians living in regional towns will soon see the benefits of less drastic tree trimming near powerlines after the Marshall Government extended the regulations that have applied in Adelaide for many years to a number of regional cities. Gawler, Goolwa, Mount Barker, Mount Gambier, Murray Bridge, Port Augusta, Port Lincoln, […]

Apply now for Junior Parliament

Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, is encouraging 12-15 year olds to apply for YMCA SA Junior Parliament. Junior Parliament will run in the October school holidays and gives young people the opportunity to learn about parliament, meet new friends and develop their leadership skills. This apolitical program will give participants the chance […]