World Environment Day | SPEECH

The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (11:07): I rise to support this motion. I congratulate the deputy leader on bringing this forward to acknowledge that yesterday was UN World Environment Day, to acknowledge the importance of a healthy environment in South Australia and of course other places as well and […]

Wild dogs | SPEECH

The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (17:15): Thank you very much, Mr Speaker, and congratulations on your election to that important role today. Unlike the member for West Torrens, I am going to talk about something that is very important to South Australia, particularly in the north of South Australia. […]

RFDS – Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) (Emergency Services Providers) Amendment Bill | SPEECH

Second Reading Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (11:07): I thank the Government Whip and very much thank the government for supporting this private member’s bill. This is an important but very simple and very straightforward change. I will not go over all the reasons why both the opposition and the government have decided to support […]

Energy Policy | VIDEO

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (15:22): I rise to speak about the very unfortunate and avoidable energy crisis that we have here in our state. Everybody in this chamber, and in fact all over the state and all over the nation, knows that unfortunately South Australia has the most expensive and the most unreliable electricity […]