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 […]

Orroroo Water Quality | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 15:41 ): I rise to speak about the challenges with regard to water quality in the Orroroo community. As this house knows, water quality is a very serious issue and a big challenge in many parts of the electorate I represent, particularly many outback areas. Also in the southern Flinders Ranges there are […]

Intervention Orders (Prevention of Abuse) (Recognition Of National Domestic Violence Orders) Amendment Bill | SPEECH

Second Reading Adjourned debate on second reading. (Continued from 22 June 2016.) Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 16:39 :04 ): I would like to say a few words on the Intervention Orders (Prevention of Abuse) (Recognition of National Domestic Violence Orders) Amendment Bill 2016. I will not speak for too long and […]