Mining jobs in freefall for last 20 months

The State Liberals have labelled the Weatherill Government economically illiterate for predicting a surge in jobs in the mining industry in the middle of a collapse in commodity prices. In the 12 months leading up to the Weatherill Government’s November 2014 prediction of an extra 5,000 jobs in the resources sector in South Australia commodity […]

Mobile Black Spot Program | QUESTION TIME

QUESTION TIME TRANSCRIPT Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 15:17 :21 ): My question is to the Minister for Regional Development. As the relevant state minister for the federal government’s Mobile Black Spot program, can the minister explain to the house why the state government offered no financial contribution towards this program which […]

State Labor drops out on mobile phone blackspots

Due to the Weatherill Labor Government’s refusal to contribute any funding towards mobile blackspots, South Australia will receive just 11 out of 499 new mobile phone base stations to be constructed across the nation. “Once again the Weatherill Government has turned its back on the interests of regional South Australians,” said Member for Stuart, Dan […]

Speed Limits | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 12:04 :37 ): I very strongly support the member for Hammond’s motion. I will not read out all of it, but the intent of the motion is made very clear in paragraph (a): (a) opposes mandatory maximum speed limit reductions on country roads when there is no […]