Brock votes against CFS cancer compensation motion

Regional Development Minister Geoff Brock has today voted against a Parliamentary motion calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to ensure CFS firefighters received equal access to cancer compensation. Liberal Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan today moved that Parliament: a) recognises Firefighters’ Cancer Awareness Day; and b) calls on the Government to guarantee that […]

Rex Minerals’ approval

The State Liberals cautiously welcome the announcement that Rex Minerals Limited has accepted the State Government’s 99 conditions attached to the development of the Hillside Copper Project near Ardrossan. “Rex Minerals’ acceptance and, more importantly, fulfilment of these conditions is fundamental to environmental and community protection,” said Shadow Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy Dan […]

Estimates Committees | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN ( Stuart ) ( 12:14 :30 ): It is a pleasure to rise on behalf of the people of Stuart and make a few comments about the estimates process we have just been through. I will touch separately on each of the six portfolio areas I represent on behalf of the […]

Controlling the use of drug diversion programs

The State Liberals will today introduce amendments to the Controlled Substance Act that will limit the number of times an offender can participate in a drug diversion program after being apprehended with illicit substances. These amendments will ensure that an offender can only enter a drug diversion program twice, and that if apprehended a third […]