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 […]

Emergency Services Motion | SPEECH

Dr McFETRIDGE ( Morphett ) ( 11:29 :06 ): I move: That this house— (a) condemns the state government for increasing cost of living pressures on South Australian families and businesses; and (b) supports significant reductions in the impact that emergency services levy charges have on South Australian families and businesses, whilst at the same […]

Power Infrastructure | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 15:16 :48 ): Mr Speaker, you know as well as every other member of parliament and every South Australian know what a dreadful situation we have across our state in regard to electricity. South Australians are suffering with the most expensive and least reliable electricity in the […]

Electricity Prices | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 15:06 :05 ): Today is a very unfortunate day for all South Australians, but also for the government, because today we have seen another example of the complete failure of the government’s electricity and energy policy for our state. Before anybody says, ‘It’s a privatised market. There […]