Home Batteries going like hot cakes

Thousands of South Australian households have rushed to signed up to the State Government’s Home Battery Scheme (HBS) in the weeks before the maximum subsidy was reduced from $6000 to $4000. In the five weeks between subsidy step-down being announced and implemented more than 5000 subsidies were approved, which takes the total number of subsidies […]

Grassroots program to fund upgrade of Victoria Park, Jamestown

More than $6 million will be injected across South Australian grassroots sporting facilities to address critical infrastructure upgrades as part of Round 2 of the Marshall Government’s Grassroots Facilities Program.Work will commence over the next six months and include projects such as construction of family friendly changerooms, lighting upgrades and playing surface improvements.Member for Stuart, […]

Fee relief for COVID19-hit resources sector

The South Australian Government has deferred costs linked to exploration and licence fees for the minerals and petroleum sectors to alleviate the impact on industry of coronavirus containment measures.   Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan said the impact of travel restrictions and social distancing on the operation of the state’s mining […]

State Government welcomes Federal economic stimulus

Hon Steven Marshall MP Premier The Marshall Liberal Government has welcomed the Federal Government’s $17.6 billion stimulus package, announced today, which will work in tandem with the state’s immediate response to help cushion South Australia’s economy and jobs from the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Premier Steven Marshall said consumer confidence should be boosted […]

Local communities set to benefit from $350 million stimulus

Hon Steven Marshall MP Premier Hon Stephen Wade MLC Minister for Health and Wellbeing South Australians will benefit almost immediately from the Marshall Liberal Government’s unprecedented $350 million stimulus package, which includes a $15 million investment in upgrades at our country hospitals. The $15 million will boost local economies, trigger immediate jobs and provide better […]

Unprecedented response and economic stimulus to drive SA jobs, economy in wake of bushfires, coronavirus

Hon Steven Marshall MP Premier An immediate economic stimulus package, worth $350 million, has been announced by the Marshall Liberal Government to help drive the South Australian economy and secure local jobs in the wake of the ongoing impact of bushfires, drought and coronavirus. Major infrastructure maintenance projects including road and hospital upgrades, new tourism […]

Home Battery Scheme’s first step-down of subsidy

The South Australian Government’s subsidy under the $100 million Home Battery Scheme, which helps households cut power bills by installing battery systems, will have its first planned reduction in six weeks’ time. A strong surge in the number of households accessing the subsidy has pushed the number of homes signed up to the scheme past […]

Drought package expanded to help more people

Hon Steven Marshall MP Premier Hon Tim Whetstone MP Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Expand mental health outreach support with enhanced Family and Business Support Program Introduce a $120 per dog wild dog bounty $330,000 for community drought recovery events Extend the 50 per cent rebate for pastoral lease rents An extra wild […]

Job creation | QUESTION TIME

Mr BASHAM (Finniss) (15:17): My question is to the Minister for Energy and Mining. Can the minister update the house on how the Marshall Liberal government is creating jobs in the energy and mining sectors? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (15:17): Thank you, member for Finniss, for that very important question. […]