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 […]

Rural Women’s Award

The Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, is pleased to advise applications for the 2019 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award are now open. The award acknowledges the outstanding contribution of women in rural communities, industries and businesses. Mr van Holst Pellekaan says there are many extremely dedicated and capable women in the electorate of […]

Smart Meters | QUESTION TIME

Mr MURRAY (Davenport) (14:36): Thank you for the opportunity to ask this question. Can the Minister for Energy and Mining please update the house on the rollout of smart meters in South Australia? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (14:36): I thank the member for Davenport for this important question. […]

Backing our farmers and our communities

With parts of the electorate of Stuart experiencing one of the driest seasons in decades, State Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan is encouraging people to seek support. “Unfortunately there are large areas in our electorate experiencing extremely dry conditions, with many farmers and pastoralists facing their second consecutive poor season,” he said. “There […]

German energy giant to deliver 430 manufacturing jobs to SA

German energy storage giant sonnen will begin assembling its world-leading home battery technology in Adelaide after announcing plans today to establish an Australian headquarters in South Australia. In a major coup for South Australia, the company expects to transition from assembling to manufacturing battery technology in Adelaide. The assembly and manufacture of 50,000 energy storage […]

SA Government collaborates with Clean Energy Finance Corporation on Home Battery Scheme

The Marshall Government has today revealed the details of its Home Battery Scheme, delivering on its commitment to provide more affordable, reliable, secure energy for all South Australians. From October this year, 40,000 South Australian households will have access to $100 million in State Government subsidies to pay for the installation of home battery systems. […]

Apply now for Junior Parliament

Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, is encouraging 12-15 year olds to apply for YMCA SA Junior Parliament. Junior Parliament will run in the October school holidays and gives young people the opportunity to learn about parliament, meet new friends and develop their leadership skills. This apolitical program will give participants the chance […]

Speak up to improve road safety

People can now have their say on driver training and assessments in South Australia so the industry can be improved. Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan, is encouraging people to consider their interactions with driver training and assessments and provide feedback about their experiences as well as their suggestions on how it can be […]