Marshall Liberal Government welcomes further drought assistance funding in SA

Hon Vickie Chapman MP Acting Premier Hon Tim Whetstone MP Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development The Marshall Liberal Government welcomes the Federal Government’s drought assistance package announced at today’s National Drought Summit. In addition to the $5 billion Future Drought Fund announced today, drought-affected council areas in South Australia will also receive an […]

Prepare now for bushfire season

With the exceptional dry conditions bringing forward the start of the fire danger season, Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, is encouraging individuals and community groups to assess their bushfire survival plan and ensure it takes into consideration (among other things) the potential for a loss of power or mobile phone service. The […]


Livesey Report into Generator Acquisition The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (14:12): I seek leave to make a ministerial statement. Leave granted. The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN: Today, the report by Mark Livesey QC into the purchase of the diesel generators was tabled in parliament by the Attorney-General. It […]

Labor’s dirty diesel deal exposed

The State Government has revealed the former Labor Government’s deal for eight diesel generators would have cost South Australian taxpayers a staggering $609.5 million over their lifetime. A report into the diesel generators by Mr Mark Livesey QC, tabled in State Parliament today, shows that the total price of the former Labor Government’s energy plan […]