Fuel Pricing | SPEECH

The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (15:08): I rise today on behalf of the people of Stuart to talk about fuel pricing. I am particularly concerned about the fact that fuel prices in Port Augusta have for a long time now been consistently too much higher than those in other parts […]

Solar panels | QUESTION TIME

The Hon. A. KOUTSANTONIS (West Torrens) (15:05): My question is for the Minister for Energy. Does the Minister for Energy support the policy announced by AEMO of disconnecting household solar from the grid at times of negative demand? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (15:05): AEMO didn’t announce a policy of doing […]

Job creation | QUESTION TIME

Mr BASHAM (Finniss) (15:17): My question is to the Minister for Energy and Mining. Can the minister update the house on how the Marshall Liberal government is creating jobs in the energy and mining sectors? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (15:17): Thank you, member for Finniss, for that very important question. […]

Address in Reply | SPEECH

The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (11:01): It is my pleasure on behalf of the people of the electorate of Stuart to make my contribution to this Address in Reply debate. Let me start by saying that I personally thank His Excellency the Governor, Hieu Van Le, and his wife, Lady […]

Playford Trust Resources Industry Scholarships | QUESTION TIME

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (14:32): My question is to the Minister for Energy and Mining. Can the minister update the house on the Marshall Liberal government’s program for delivering growth in the mining industry through the Playford Trust scholarship for mining and petroleum engineers? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (14:33): Thank you […]

Accelerated Discovery Initiative | QUESTION TIME

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (14:27): My question is to the Minister for Energy and Mining. Can the minister update the house on how the South Australian government seeks to accelerate the growth of the mining industry through the advanced discovery initiative? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (14:27): Yes, the advanced discovery initiative […]

Stuart electorate – drought | SPEECH

The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (15:37): I follow the member for Mawson and before him the Minister for Education, both talking about the recent bushfire events, and I acknowledge them. The electorate of Stuart unfortunately experiences more bushfires than any other electorate in this state, but fortunately we have not […]