Greens Parliamentary Leader Mark Parnell MLC’s response:
“The Greens have welcomed new spending on public transport including the new Park and Ride stations and the increased frequency on metro rail lines. However, the electrification of the Gawler line seems as elusive as ever with the Government commitment dependent on matching federal funding.”
The Greens will move in State Parliament to reverse changes made last year to the Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) Act, which the Government said were necessary to enable public consultation over whether South Australia should become the World’s nuclear waste dump.
Today's news that Beach Energy will be given $6m of taxpayers' money to explore for gas in the South East of SA, shows that the State Government is more interested in propping up the fossil fuel economy than promoting renewable energy or reducing carbon emissions, according to Greens SA Parliamentary Leader, Mark Parnell MLC.
New Gas = Epic Fail for the Climate
The State Government’s long-awaited “dramatic intervention” in South Australia’s electricity market has missed a golden opportunity to transform our State to a renewable energy powerhouse, according to Greens SA Parliamentary Leader, Mark Parnell MLC.
The State Government’s long-awaited “dramatic intervention” in South Australia’s electricity market must be environmentally-responsible as well as advancing reliability and affordability, according to Greens SA Parliamentary Leader, Mark Parnell MLC.
The Greens, Dignity Party and Animal Justice Party are calling on the Parliament to support an amendment to reduce exorbitant fees to run an election candidate in South Australia.