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 […]

Funding opportunities for sports organisations

Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, is encouraging sporting organisations to make the most of an opportunity to apply for funding, with four grants programs opening this week. The Active Club Program, Community Recreation and Sports Facilities Program, Female Facilities Program and the Sporting Surfaces Program, which all come under the Office of […]

Stuart mobile phone black spots targeted

Some of the worst mobile phone “black spots” in regional South Australia, including in the Stuart Electorate, will be addressed through a $10 million funding commitment by a Marshall Liberal Government. Member for Stuart Dan van Holst Pellekaan has been fighting for mobile blackspot funding and welcomed the announcement with a number of notorious blackspots […]

Liberals deliver Bird Lake solution

If elected in March a Marshall Liberal Government will guarantee the additional funding required to remediate Bird Lake in Port Augusta as quickly as possible. The Port Augusta City Council has sought $3.2 million of funding assistance so that Council can implement its remediation solution. To date the State Government has only offered half of […]

Shop local this Christmas

Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan, is encouraging people to shop local this Christmas to provide a much needed boost to the local economy. Mr van Holst Pellekaan said spending money locally was more important than ever before. “South Australian businesses are facing many challenges at the moment, so every dollar we spend locally […]

Labor refuses additional protection for RFDS

The Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan has labelled the Weatherill Labor Government refusal to provide additional protection for Royal Flying Doctor Service staff as nothing short of disgraceful. Today in State Parliament the Labor Government again refused to support the State Liberal’s Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Bill which provides for a range of […]