National Electricty (South Australia) (Retailer Reliability Obligation) Amendment Bill | SPEECH

Introduction and First Reading The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (12:01): Obtained leave and introduced a bill for an act to amend the National Electricity (South Australia) Act 1996. Read a first time. Second Reading The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (12:01): I move: That […]

State Government grant to support remote healthcare clinic at Innamincka

The Marshall Liberal Government is supporting the Royal Flying Doctor Service to develop a remote healthcare clinic at Innamincka. The Royal Flying Doctor Service (South Eastern Section) is being offered up to $387,000 from the State Government’s Regional Growth Fund to develop a purpose-built clinic, providing quality and culturally safe health care and related social […]

Recognising our volunteers

Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan, is encouraging community organisations and groups to say thank you to their volunteers by nominating them for the 2019 Premier’s Certificate of Recognition.   Mr van Holst Pellekaan said this was a fantastic opportunity to nominate one or more volunteers who have made an outstanding commitment and contribution […]

Proposed expansion of Olympic Dam declared a major development

The Marshall Liberal Government has declared BHP’s proposed 75 per cent increase in annual copper production at Olympic Dam a major development proposal to ensure the highest level of environmental, economic and social assessment possible. The $3 billion proposal would increase Olympic Dam’s annual copper production from 200,000 tonnes to up to 350,000 tonnes and […]

Connecting to cheaper electricity

South Australians are another step closer to cheaper and more reliable electricity with the release of a Project Assessment Conclusions report into the viability of an interconnector between South Australia and New South Wales. “In welcome news, the report finds that the savings from the interconnector for South Australian households will more than double from […]

Rebates for drought resilience

Farmers and pastoralists can now register their interest in a $5 million Federal rebate scheme for new water infrastructure designed to improve their drought resilience. Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, is encouraging primary producers to consider the On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme, which will provide a 25 per cent rebate up […]

Australia’s first Compressed Air Energy Storage Project at Strathalbyn

Australia’s first Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) project will be developed at the former Angas Zinc Mine at Strathalbyn delivering cheaper, cleaner and more reliable electricity to South Australians. Energy and Mining Minister Dan van Holst Pellekaan hailed Hydrostor Australia’s commitment in Strathalbyn as further evidence that the Marshall Government’s energy policies were attracting […]