NAIDOC Week | SPEECH

The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (15:11): I am very grateful for the opportunity to inform the house about the very positive events that happened in and around Port Augusta for NAIDOC Week just recently. It is an absolutely outstanding nationwide celebration of Aboriginal and Islander people—our traditional and Indigenous […]

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 […]