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 […]

Renewable Energy | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 15:31 :46 ): There is absolutely no discussion, no debate, no disagreement, between anybody on this side of the house that our state and in fact the world must transition away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy. That is an absolute given, but where we disagree […]

Unemployment & Alinta | QUESTION TIME

Unemployment Figures Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 15:14 :11 ): My question is to the Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy. Does the minister accept that the closure of the Northern Power Station and the Leigh Creek coalmine has directly contributed to the recently released unemployment figure for the Upper Spencer Gulf […]