Estimates Committees | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 12:14 :30 ): It is a pleasure to rise on behalf of the people of Stuart and make a few comments about the estimates process we have just been through. I will touch separately on each of the six portfolio areas I represent on behalf of the […]

Controlling the use of drug diversion programs

The State Liberals will today introduce amendments to the Controlled Substance Act that will limit the number of times an offender can participate in a drug diversion program after being apprehended with illicit substances. These amendments will ensure that an offender can only enter a drug diversion program twice, and that if apprehended a third […]

Electricity prices surge today

South Australian households are being hit with an average $85 increase in their annual electricity bills from today. “The ability of South Australian households to heat their homes in winter and cool them in summer has been further reduced by today’s 4.4 per cent increase in the price of electricity,” said Shadow Minister for Energy […]