National Footy Colours Day | MOTION

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (12:33): I rise to also support this motion from the member for Chaffey. I think he made an excellent contribution, as did the member for Fisher. I listened closely and I found that to be a terrific contribution from a government member and I really do appreciate that. The core […]

Budget Measures Bill 2017 | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (16:51): I rise on behalf of the people of the electorate of Stuart to make my contribution on the Budget Measures Bill. As I said earlier today, I accept and everybody on this side of the house accepts that budgeting is difficult. It really does go without saying. There is […]

Rural Freight | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (15:38): I rise today on behalf of the people of Stuart to take this opportunity to talk about rural freight. This is an issue that affects all our state, but of course I am far more familiar with it in my electorate; however, let me say that this is a […]

Child Abuse Reports | MOTION

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (12:13): I rise to support the member for Adelaide in her motion: That this house condemns the Labor government’s record on child protection and in particular notes— (a) the average waiting times on the Child Abuse Report Line having extended greater than one hour in 2016 compared to 10 minutes […]

Diesel Generators | QUESTION TIME

Excerpts from Question Time 2 August 2017 Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (14:32): My question is for the Minister for Energy. What is the duration of the lease period in the contract being entered into with APR Energy for the nine diesel generators? The Hon. A. KOUTSANTONIS (West Torrens—Treasurer, Minister for Finance, Minister for State […]

Northern Forests | SPEECH

Mr VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart) (15:24:05): I rise to put some comments on the record about the government’s handling of the Northern Forests subsequent to the Bangor fire. Most members would know that, back in January and February 2014, the Bangor fire ravaged much of the upper Mid North and southern Flinders district, including most […]