Inspiring South Australian Women’s Award

The Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP is pleased to advise nominations are open for the newly named Inspiring South Australian Women’s Award. The award (previously known as Women Hold Up Half the Sky Award) acknowledges the outstanding contribution of women in the community and Mr van Holst Pellekaan says there are many […]

Marshall Government welcomes the acceleration of the SA-NSW interconnector

The Marshall Liberal Government has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement accelerating delivery of the critical $1.5 billion Project Energy Connect interconnector. This significant energy project in South Australia will deliver cheaper and more reliable energy for the South Australia and New South Wales. This crucial project will create jobs and unlock further investment in renewable […]

State Government delivering cheaper electricity

ESCOSA has today released its annual update of energy retail prices showing that the average South Australian residential Market Offer for electricity went down by $96 reduction in 2019-20. The $96 saving in electricity bills for South Australian households in 2019-20 follows an average $62 fall in household electricity bills during 2018-19, delivering $158 in […]

Nominate now for the 2020 Ag Town of the Year

Hon David Basham MP – Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP – Minister Energy and Mining & Member for Stuart Regional communities across South Australia are being encouraged to shine the spotlight on their town through the 2020 South Australian Ag Town of the Year award with nominations […]

Energy projects delivering jobs

Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan has welcomed Nexif Energy’s announcement that it is on track to deliver an additional 240 MW of generation capacity into South Australia’s electricity market. “The relocation of 154 MW of fast start generators to Snapper Point at Outer Harbour and the beginning of construction of 86 […]

AGL’s big battery

The State Government has welcomed AGL’s announcement that it is planning to build a big battery at Torrens Island. “AGL’s announcement is a vote of confidence in the ongoing transformation of South Australia’s energy system to one of lower-cost, lower-emission electricity,” said Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan.  “Power generation at Torrens […]

South Australians one-step closer to real time fuel prices

Hon Vickie Chapman MP The Marshall Liberal Government’s plan to deliver real time fuel pricing for South Australians is one-step closer after legislation passed the State Parliament today. The legislation will mandate South Australian petrol stations to disclose their prices to a central database within half an hour of them changing. Attorney-General, Vickie Chapman said […]