Ministerial Statements

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…

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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…

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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…

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OPEN AND ACCOUNTABLE GOVERNMENT

The Marshall Liberal Government was elected on a platform of lower costs, better services and more jobs. We also promised South Australians greater transparency and openness in government, and as part of that commitment, we would make public information about the use of Consultants and Contractors by government departments. Prior to the election, we promised…

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Budget Speech 2018-19

Mr Speaker — I thank you for the honour of visiting with you for what I can assure you will be a relatively brief visit solely for the purpose of presenting the second reading of the Appropriation Bill. After 16 very long years the people of South Australia on March 17 overwhelmingly elected a new…

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