First section of $25m Dog Fence rebuild complete

 Steven Marshall MP | Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP | Tim Whetstone MP The once-in-a-generation $25 million rebuild of the South Australian Dog Fence has reached a major milestone, with the first section of the work completed. The project will ultimately see 1600-kilometres of fence upgraded to reduce the number of sheep being killed by […]

Futureproofing the Outback

Outback Communities Authority Media Release The Outback Communities Authority is inviting the Outback Community and regional stakeholders to identify what is wanted and needed for the long term sustainability of the outback as its own unique and autonomous region of South Australia. The Outback Futures Project seeks to engage the Outback Community in a lively […]

Australia’s largest electrolyser arrives at Hydrogen Park SA

Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP – Minister for Energy and Mining The installation of Australia’s largest hydrogen electrolyser at Tonsley Innovation District marks a significant milestone in the Marshall Government’s plans to deliver cleaner, more affordable energy to South Australian households and businesses. “Hydrogen is a fuel with tremendous potential and the Marshall Government […]

Port Augusta zoned a Distribution Priority Area for GPs

Port Augusta City Council Media Release Port Augusta was recently zoned and recognised as a Distribution Priority Area (DPA) by the Commonwealth Government. The DPA classification identifies locations in Australia with a shortage of medical practitioners based on the needs of the community. International medical graduates who are GPs need to work in an area […]

New resources information service to help landowners and rural communities

The Marshall Government is fully funding a new resources information service specifically designed to assist landowners, farmers and community members across South Australia in their dealings with the resources sector. From July 1, the Rural Business Support (RBS) Landowner Information Service will begin taking public enquiries and provide, free of charge, easy-to-understand information to any […]

Successful applicants for Petroleum Exploration Acreage in Cooper and Otway Basins announced

The State Government today announced the successful bids for five new Petroleum Exploration Licences (PELs) with a guaranteed work program valued at $58.85 million over the next five years. The Department for Energy and Mining announced the successful applicants for new PELs in the Cooper Basin are Leigh Creek Energy, Cordillo Energy, Gidgee Energy and […]

Expanded big battery charges up for testing

The Marshall Government welcomes today’s announcement that Neoen has begun final testing of the expanded 150 megawatt Hornsdale Power Reserve which was secured by $15 million from the State Government’s Grid Scale Storage Fund. Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan said the start of testing is a key milestone for the Hornsdale Power Reserve, which will allow the world’s largest lithium-ion battery to […]

You can bank on cheaper electricity

The Marshall Government has welcomed the announcement of further price reductions from a major electricity retailer as good news for South Australian households and businesses but urged everyone to make sure they are getting the best deal available. Last Friday Origin announced an average annual household saving of 5.6{9e5622066e1960f004879c952522e56bf2086272e245a02904d0a02db78f0cf3} or an average of $127 per […]

Successful exploration applicants announced

The State Liberal Government has announced the first round of successful applicants for its $10 million Accelerated Discovery fund which will assist in driving jobs and investment in South Australia’s resources industry during these difficult times. The 14 successful applicants for the ADI were announced today during Copper to the World Online – the first […]