RFDS – Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) (Emergency Services Providers) Amendment Bill | SPEECH

Second Reading Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (11:07): I thank the Government Whip and very much thank the government for supporting this private member’s bill. This is an important but very simple and very straightforward change. I will not go over all the reasons why both the opposition and the government have decided to support […]

Energy Policy | VIDEO

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (15:22): I rise to speak about the very unfortunate and avoidable energy crisis that we have here in our state. Everybody in this chamber, and in fact all over the state and all over the nation, knows that unfortunately South Australia has the most expensive and the most unreliable electricity […]

Shop local this Christmas

Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan, is encouraging people to shop local this Christmas to provide a much needed boost to the local economy. Mr van Holst Pellekaan said spending money locally was more important than ever before. “South Australian businesses are facing many challenges at the moment, so every dollar we spend locally […]

Labor refuses additional protection for RFDS

The Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan has labelled the Weatherill Labor Government refusal to provide additional protection for Royal Flying Doctor Service staff as nothing short of disgraceful. Today in State Parliament the Labor Government again refused to support the State Liberal’s Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Bill which provides for a range of […]

Port Augusta bridges | VIDEO

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (15:17): I rise today to talk about a very important issue for us in Port Augusta at the moment. Of course, it also affects a lot of people in the broader district and, in some ways, people in Perth, Adelaide, Sydney and Darwin because we are having great difficulty with […]

Women in Agriculture and Business

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (12:29): I rise to support this very good motion from the member for Frome. Women in Agriculture and Business is an absolutely outstanding organisation in South Australia and have been for 100 years now, as we know from the centenary celebrations that were held in late October in Riverton. Unfortunately, […]