Electricity prices surge today

South Australian households are being hit with an average $85 increase in their annual electricity bills from today. “The ability of South Australian households to heat their homes in winter and cool them in summer has been further reduced by today’s 4.4 per cent increase in the price of electricity,” said Shadow Minister for Energy […]

CFS Cancer Compensation Bill | SPEECH

Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Firefighters) Amendment Bill Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 10:59 :24 ): I am extremely seriously and passionately behind the member for Morphett on this issue. This is incredibly important and very close to my heart, and I commend speakers on this side, my colleagues, who are also just […]

Operation Flinders | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 15:18 :54 ): I rise today to speak about an absolutely outstanding program that operates in my electorate of Stuart, Operation Flinders, and to share with the house very concerning media reports this morning that the government is considering cutting its funding support to Operation Flinders in […]

Bangor Bushfire | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 15:41 :17 ): I rise today to advise the house of some of the issues about the Bangor fire, which happened in my electorate in January this year, shortly before the last election. I acknowledge that it was not the only bushfire taking place at the time: […]

Domestic Violence prevention | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 12:05 :49 ): I move: That this house— (a) recognises Domestic Violence Prevention Month; (b) condemns all forms of domestic and family violence; and (c) calls on the government to more proactively address the prevention of domestic violence throughout South Australia. This is a very important topic […]

Address in Reply | SPEECH

Adjourned debate on motion for adoption (resumed on motion). Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 16:12 :12 ): Thank you very much, Deputy Speaker. I appreciate the opportunity to give my Address in Reply, and I am pleased to see you in the Deputy Speaker’s chair. I can tell that you are enjoying […]