Fishing Regulations | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 15:34 :03 ): Let me support the member for Elder in saying no to domestic violence. Any effort whatsoever that can go towards doing that is incredibly important. The subject of my grievance speech today is the soon to be imposed new fishing regulations for coastal waters […]

Energy/Alinta | QUESTION TIME

Excerpt from Question Time transcript 29 March 2017 Mr MARSHALL ( Dunstan—Leader of the Opposition) (14:04:57): My question is to the Premier. Will the Premier tell the people of South Australia why, on 17 March this year, he claimed that Alinta had not made an offer to keep the Northern power station open given today’s revelation […]

Energy generation/Alinta/Hazelwood | QUESTION TIME

Excerpt from Question Time transcript 28 March 2017 Mr MARSHALL ( Dunstan—Leader of the Opposition) (14:33:37): My question is to the Premier. Did the government undertake any modelling to determine whether 250 megawatts of reserve generation could be contracted from existing providers at a lower price and sooner than the government’s proposed $360 million gas generator? […]

Electricity Market | MOTION

Mr MARSHALL ( Dunstan—Leader of the Opposition) (10:51:17): I move: That this house expresses its concern at the state of the South Australian electricity market and, in particular, notes— (a) the state government’s energy policy over the last 15 years has delivered South Australian consumers the worst outcomes in the nation; (b) the first ever […]

Electricity Generation/Supply | QUESTION TIME

Excerpt from Question Time transcript 2 March 2017 Mr MARSHALL ( Dunstan—Leader of the Opposition) (14:04:22): My question is to the Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy. Does the minister stand by his statement on radio this morning that, when the government takes back South Australia’s electricity generation assets, load shedding ‘won’t ever happen again’? The Hon. […]

Electricity Generation/Prices | QUESTION TIME

Excerpt from Question Time transcript 1 March 2017 Mr MARSHALL ( Dunstan—Leader of the Opposition) (14:13:35): My question is to the Premier. Can the Premier inform the parliament and, more importantly, can he inform the people of South Australia, precisely when he will detail his plan for resolving the state’s energy crisis? The Hon. J.W. WEATHERILL ( […]

Electricity in South Australia | QUESTION TIME

Excerpt from Question Time transcript 14 February 2017 Mr MARSHALL ( Dunstan—Leader of the Opposition) (14:12:11): My question is to the Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy. What contingencies are in place to protect South Australian power consumers from the imminent closure of the Hazelwood power station, and the subsequent loss of supply through the […]