The Marshall Liberal Government has announced it has successfully secured the agreement of Trafigura Group Pte Ltd, the new majority owner of the Port Pirie lead smelter, to repay the entire remaining $262.1m owed under the $291.1m SA taxpayer-guaranteed

Mr President, I would like to update the house on the current status of the financing arrangement for Nyrstar’s redevelopment project of its smelter in Port Pirie. The Marshall Liberal Government has successfully secured the agreement of Trafigura Group, the new majority owner of the Port Pirie lead smelter, to repay the remaining $262.125 million…

Government response to Coroner’s recommendation

In the interests of transparency and accountability, I would like to update the house on the government’s response to the State Coroner’s Finding of 1 November 2018, following the Inquest into the death of Mr Castillo-Riffo. Mr Castillo-Riffo was fatally injured whilst performing patching work from an elevating work platform, or EWP, at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital construction site…

GOVERNMENT APPROVALS TO PERMIT MINERAL EXPLORATION AT LAKE GAIRDNER

South Australian Government approvals to permit mineral exploration at Lake Gairdner in South Australia’s north have been finalised. In July 2017, the former Government granted approval under the Mining Act for an exploration program proposed by Cartwheel Minerals Pty Ltd (Cartwheel) and Mr Rudy AM Gomez (Mr Gomez). However, at the time of the last election, a second approval…

INQUIRY INTO WATER PRICING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA – Terms of reference

The Marshall Liberal government established the Inquiry into water pricing in South Australia, as part of our election commitments, with Mr Lew Owens appointed to conduct this independent Inquiry. The Inquiry will provide valuable independent advice to the Government on the complex methodology used to determine what South Australians pay.  Today I provide the terms…