$150 million country health backlog to be addressed

A decade long $150 million country hospital capital works and maintenance backlog will be addressed under the State Liberals’ Investing in Country Health policy. Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, has been advocating for the need to ensure there is adequate investment in health facilities in the electorate of Stuart. “Hospitals and health […]

Diesel Jay’s dirty little secret

News that Jay Weatherill’s promised 250 megawatt gas-fired electricity generator won’t be operational until 2020 highlights the economic damage of the Premier’s decision to shut down the Northern Power Station. “As a consequence of Jay Weatherill’s failure to deliver the new power station as promised South Australian taxpayers will be hit with a $110 million […]

No answers on diesel powered disaster

The State Liberals are demanding the Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis details exactly how much taxpayers will be handing over to pay for the 200 megawatts of temporary diesel generation he is hiring as insurance against blackouts in South Australia this coming summer. “The Weatherill Government’s decision to close the Northern Power Station has left South Australia […]

Prevention is the best cure for healthy regions

Ahead of the March 2018 Election, the State Liberals have launched a key health policy, ‘Better Prevention – A Healthy South Australia’ to strengthen and support community-wide health and prevention services. The policy identifies activities that will help reduce the burden of disease, improve health outcomes, and get better value for health expenditure, and will […]

$240 million of power pain bites deep

Steven Marshall MP State Liberal Leader Origin Energy’s announcement today that it is jacking up residential electricity prices by 16 per cent means that combined with AGL and EnergyAustralia’s price rises, South Australian households will be paying at least $240 million more for electricity next financial year.* “Had Jay Weatherill invested just $8 million a […]

Desperately needed light at the end of the tunnel

The State Liberals have welcomed the release of the Finkel Report which offers a solution to the chaos and crisis that have engulfed South Australia’s electricity system under the Weatherill Government. “With South Australians reeling from the news their electricity bills will skyrocket by another 18 per cent, Dr Finkel offers a desperately needed correction […]

Youth Volunteer Scholarship Awards now open

Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, is pleased to announce the 2017 Youth Volunteer Scholarship Awards are now open for applications. The awards reward young South Australians aged 25 years and under who volunteer with up to $3000 towards their education. Youth Volunteer Scholarship Awards are awarded in recognition of young volunteers who […]

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 […]

Thousands of South Australians powerless

The latest Australian Energy Regulator statistics paint a bleak picture for thousands of South Australian families struggling to cope with the highest power prices in the country. South Australia has the most per capita electricity disconnections, gas disconnections, the most people with an energy debt, the highest average electricity debt in the country and the […]

Smart State PC Donation Program

Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan, is pleased to announce the Smart State PC Donation Program – Round 43 opens Monday, 5 June 2017. The program gives not-for-profit community organisations access to personal computer equipment from surplus government stocks. The South Australian Government aims to reduce its ecological footprint as part of its commitment […]