International Nurses Day | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 12:06 :03 ): It is a pleasure to support the member for Elder and bring this fantastic motion forward that we recognise International Nurses Day and that we recognise this year’s theme—Nurses: A Force for Change: Care Effective, Cost Effective—and that we congratulate South Australian nurses for […]

Supply Bill – Grievance | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 16:35 :53 ): I appreciate this opportunity to say a few more words in conjunction with the Supply Bill. I would like to speak about infrastructure, and I am prompted to do this because of the government’s announcement this morning that they are going to start to […]

Labor must support mining industry with infrastructure

The Weatherill Labor Government must ensure it provides support to the entire mining industry, including providing the productive infrastructure that the industry requires. Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Tom Koutsantonis has today outlined plans to develop a comprehensive long-term South Australian Copper Strategy.”While the State Liberals are supportive of today’s summit, it cannot be at […]

Pastoral Board retained in legislative win

Member for Stuart Dan van Holst Pellekaan has welcomed the decision by the Weatherill Government to agree, after many months, to the Liberal Party’s amendment in Parliament to retain the state’s Pastoral Board. “The Liberal Party stood firm by refusing to allow the passage of the Statutes Amendment (Boards and Committees) Bill abolishing the Pastoral […]