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.
The decision by the Development Assessment Commission (DAC) to defer further consideration of plans to remove 83 significant and regulated trees at Glenside Hospital, is a welcome reprieve, according to Mark Parnell MLC, Parliamentary Leader of the Greens SA.
The SA Liberals’ policy of abandoning South Australia’s leadership on renewable energy would set back Australia’s contribution to tackling climate change by years, according to Greens SA Parliamentary Leader, Mark Parnell MLC.
The Greens will move in Parliament next week to expand the current upper house inquiry into the September state-wide power blackout to include examination of the National Electricity Market and its operator, AEMO, according to Greens SA Parliamentary Leader, Mark Parnell MLC.
The campaign to save the Glenside Hospital Trees took a political hit this afternoon in State Parliament as the Liberal Party sided with Labor and voted "no objection" to the rezoning of the land for 1,000 apartments.