Kaiserstuhl expansion bolsters natural asset
A bid to expand Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park through the purchase of private land has been finalised by the Marshall Liberal Government.
Redeemer students equipped for digital future
Students at Redeemer Lutheran School will be set up for success in the digital world as a result of a State Government grant.
Angaston club bowling towards a brand new future
Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll was delighted to deliver news of a $200,000 State Government grant to Angaston Bowling Club this week.
Signed and ready to seal: Lyndoch Road gets green light, on track for completion this year
Works on the troublesome Lyndoch Road are due to commence within weeks and the road will be sealed before the year is out, weather permitting.
State Government puts the call out for Barossa rail corridor future use ideas
The Marshall Liberal Government has today released a tender seeking expressions of interest for the use of the Barossa rail corridor, which runs from Gawler Central station to Penrice Quarry,...
Marshall Government boosts Clare rejuvenation
A $145,000 State Government grant will help Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council to deliver Stage 1 of its Clare Main Street Renewal project.
Knoll’s $150,000 boost for Freeling Skate Park
A $150,000 State Government grant will boost Light Regional Council’s $300,000 plan to redevelop the Freeling Skate Park and entrance to the new Freeling Agriculture, Recreation and Multi-use Centre.
Horrocks Hwy shoulder sealing works complete
A 13-kilometre stretch of the Horrocks Highway in the Mid North has been widened and its shoulders sealed to increase driver safety and convenience.
More than $550,000 for local sport facilities
Barossa sporting facilities have been delivered a $556,250 windfall in Round One of the State Government’s Grassroots Football, Cricket and Netball Facility Program.
Building grade separations to bust congestion and cut travel times
The Marshall Liberal Government is building infrastructure and busting congestion, with $402 million to be delivered in the 2019-20 State Budget for two grade separations.
ESCOSA releases council rate cap
The State Government has slammed Mr Malinauskas and the Labor Party for opposing rate capping and denying households cost of living relief, following the release of...
More responsive security for our Public Transport network
The State Government will be rolling out additional security measures across the public transport network to improve the safety of commuters, transport staff and the general public.
Charging ahead on the Seaford and Tonsley lines
The Marshall Liberal Government is installing 24 USB charging units on every train along the Seaford and Tonsley lines, meaning passengers can charge their mobile phones...
Resurfacing work starts on Horrocks Highway
Uneven road surfaces along Horrocks Highway, near Roseworthy, will be addressed with resurfacing works starting this week.
Knoll bumps up funding to smooth out Sturt Hwy
Resurfacing works to improve the ride quality and safety of Sturt Highway near Gomersal Road are set to commence this month, with a promise of extra funding to address some...
$5.4 billion on table to help finish North-South Corridor
The Morrison and Marshall Governments have put $5.4 billion on the table towards completion of the final section of the North-South Corridor, between Darlington and the River Torrens.
Speed limits reduced in Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary
The Marshall Government has announced that new speed limits within the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary (ADS) to improve safety for dolphins and watercraft users will come into...
Bolstering safety on South Eastern Freeway
The Marshall Government has announced tough new offences and penalties will come into effect on May 1 this year for drivers of trucks and buses who are detected driving unsafely...
Artist sought to create an iconic artwork in the heart of Adelaide Riverbank
The State Government is seeking Expression of Interest (EOI) submissions from artists to deliver a significant, large-scale, ceiling-based public art installation as part of the redevelopment...
Waterloo Corner Interchange overpass set to open
Construction on the $885 million Northern Connector project has reached a significant new milestone, with the Waterloo Corner Interchange overpass set to open tomorrow.
Local students prepare to enter digital world
A landmark contract between the Marshall Liberal Government and Telstra worth more than $80 million will see almost every government school in the state with a high-speed, fibre optic internet...
Game Changer Footy Express launched and free travel to the AFLW preliminary final
The Marshall Government has launched the rebranded free footy express service, the Game Changer Footy Express.
Modelling sinks Labor’s Springbank Road intersection proposal
The State Government has released traffic modelling confirming that the “staggered T” solution for the Springbank/Goodwood/Daws Road intersection upgrade will deliver the best traffic outcome.
Research to clear the air on smoke taint in wine
The question of whether smoke from stubble burning has any effect on wine grapes will be tested as part of new research being conducted in South Australia’s wine regions.
Pedestrian crossing in full stride
The Marshall Liberal Government and the City of Adelaide have partnered to deliver new and upgraded pedestrian crossings at the West Terrace/Currie Street/Glover Avenue intersection to improve safety and access...
Anti-throw screens on T2T
The Marshall Government has announced anti-throw screens will be installed on all five shared use bridges along the Torrens to Torrens (T2T) motorway to help keep...
Liberals to vote down Labor’s shambolic local government reform bill
The Marshall Government has announced that it will not support Labor’s shambolic Local Government (Ratepayer protection and related measures) Amendment Bill (the Bill) in...
Nuriootpa High secures infrastructure upgrade
Nuriootpa High School is set to undergo significant capital works following the Marshall Liberal Government’s commitment to improving public school infrastructure.
New City Skate Park
The Marshall Liberal Government and Adelaide City Council have partnered to deliver a new City Skate Park, which will be integrated into the Gladys Elphick Park/Narnungga...
Permanent anti-throw screens installation complete
The State Government has announced the completion of the installation of permanent anti-throw screens on bridges along the South Expressway.
Button pushed on City’s four-week e-scooter trial
The State Government has partnered with the City of Adelaide to allow a trial of e-scooters (electric scooters) in the Adelaide CBD during the 2019 Adelaide Fringe.
More CBD tram services for Mad March
The Marshall Government will be putting on additional Mad March City Loop tram services every Friday and Saturday night during the Fringe (15 February to 16 March), as well as...
Knoll requests Nuriootpa traffic study
In a win for “people power”, the State Government will work with The Barossa Council to develop a broader response to safety and traffic concerns on Gawler Street, Nuriootpa.
City South Tram Line Replacement Project to get underway
The State Government has this week begun consulting with local businesses and the community as the City South Tram Line Replacement Project gets underway.
Knoll puts safety first on Sturt Highway
Following an extensive review, the speed limit on Sturt Highway at Nuriootpa will be reduced from 110 kilometres an hour to 80km/hr from next month.
Lyndoch bridge replacements to unlock economic activity in Barossa’s south
Bridge upgrades at Lyndoch worth a combined $5.456 million are set to enhance access and facilitate higher productivity access in the Southern Barossa.
Planning to get underway for Main South Road duplication
The Marshall Government will commission a planning study for the $305 million Main South Road Duplication project.
Thiele’s turn for resurfacing works
In another win for road safety in Schubert, the Liberal State Government has committed $140,000 for resurfacing works on the Thiele Highway near Roseworthy this financial year.
Knoll boosts Gawler St pedestrian safety
Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll says pedestrians in the heart of Nuriootpa can look forward to improved safety and retail outlet access thanks to a $200,000 commitment from the State...
Knoll delivers $1.5m Barossa Valley Way revamp
Barossa commuters can look forward to a smoother drive between Tanunda and Nuriootpa, with $1.5 million worth of works to be undertaken in early 2019.
Schubert to benefit from free volunteer screening
Volunteering will be simpler and more efficient from November 1, when volunteer screening fees are abolished.
Appointment of new Valuer-General
The State Government has announced the appointment of Ms Katherine Bartolo as the next Valuer-General, for a term of five years commencing from January 1, 2019....
Infrastructure SA chair appointed
The Marshall Government has today appointed Mr Tony Shepherd as the inaugural Chair of Infrastructure SA.
Business case for last piece of the North-South Corridor puzzle underway
The Marshall Government has awarded the contracts for the business case development of the remaining section of the North-South Corridor and the investigation into the viability of tunnels.
Nine regional airports to receive high-priority upgrades
The Marshall Government has announced nine priority projects at regional airports across South Australia will share almost $850,000 as part of the latest round of Support...
Appointment of new State Planning Commission Chair
The State Government has announced the appointment of Michael Lennon as the Chair of the State Planning Commission (the Commission) following the resignation of inaugural Chair Tim Anderson QC.
Delivering better bus services
The Marshall Government has announced that a number of bus services across metropolitan Adelaide will be upgraded with the changes coming into effect on Sunday, October 14.
Ring of steel secures Adelaide Oval
The Marshall Government has completed the installation of 125 bollards around the Adelaide Oval precinct, including 72 retractable bollards and 53 fixed bollards.
True extent of Labor’s tram scandal revealed
The State Government can reveal the true cost of Labor’s mismanagement of the North Terrace tram extension could result in the project costing as much as...
Business as usual around big projects
The Marshall Government has developed and released a Small Business Engagement policy to better protect small businesses adversely affected during the construction of infrastructure projects.
Major investment in regional roads
The Marshall Liberal Government will deliver its election commitment to establish a Royalties for Regions program, with $315 million budgeted over the next four years to invest in regional roads...
Building an infrastructure pipeline
The Marshall Liberal Government will deliver a record level of General Government Infrastructure spending in 2018-19, building a significant pipeline of infrastructure works to grow the economy and create more...
Putting the public back into public transport
The 2018-19 State Budget will invest in South Australia’s public transport network to deliver better services for South Australians, making it more customer focused, efficient and accessible.
Federal funds flow for infrastructure
The Marshall Liberal Government has welcomed today’s announcement that the Coalition Government is bringing forward $395 million of funding for three key infrastructure projects.
Permanent throw screens on Southern Expressway
The Marshall Liberal Government has revealed that Tuesday’s State Budget will include $15 million to fund solutions to combat rock throwing along the Southern Expressway.
North-South Corridor business case in Budget
The Marshall Government has announced Tuesday’s State Budget will allocate $5.5 million to complete the business cases for the remaining sections of the North-South Corridor.
Peter Malinauskas punishes South Australian families and businesses
Peter Malinauskas and the Labor Party have driven the wrecking ball through South Australian household and business budgets by opposing the Marshall Government’s plan to cap council rates.
Liberals prioritise Paradise and Golden Grove Park ‘n’ Rides
The Marshall Liberal Government has announced the upcoming State Budget will include $18.5 million to deliver the Paradise and Golden Grove park ‘n’ rides as a priority.
Barossa hospital business case progress
The business case for a new Barossa hospital is progressing, as promised by the Marshall Liberal Government prior to this year’s state election.
Statewide cladding audit progress update
The State Government is progressing the state-wide audit of buildings in response to concerns about the non-compliant use of Aluminium Composite Cladding (ACP).
Have YourSAy on driver training industry
The Marshall Government is reviewing the current driver training and assessment process to deliver a best practice driver training model that is both customer and road safety focused.
Temporary throw screens installed on Southern Expressway
The State Government has completed the installation of approximately 1.1 kilometres of temporary throw screens on bridges along the Southern Expressway.
Regional SA set to benefit from rural GP training
More than double the number of junior doctors will undertake training in country South Australian hospitals as the Marshall Liberal Government continues to deliver for regional South Australia.
$1 million for regional airport upgrades
The State Government has opened the next round of the Support Regional Aviation initiative which provides funding for important South Australian regional airport upgrades.
Character Preservation Act review complete
A review of the Character Preservation (Barossa Valley) Act 2012 and the Character Preservation (McLaren Vale) Act 2012 has recently been completed and signed off by Planning Minister Stephan Knoll....
Government takes first $2.5 million step towards fixing Horrocks Hwy
Regular commuters on the Horrocks Highway, north of Roseworthy, can look forward to improved safety and driving conditions when travelling to the Mid North and back.
Time for dog owners to speak up
Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll is encouraging local residents to take part in The Barossa Council’s consultation on the need for dog parks in the community.
Council rate capping one step closer
The Marshall Government’s proposed rate capping policy is now one step closer to providing financial relief for South Australians after the proposed legislation passed through State Parliament’s Lower House last...
Welcome reception for Optus upgrades
Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll has welcomed the news that two Optus telecommunications facilities within the electorate will receive upgrades.
Gawler line electrification sparks into life
The much-anticipated Gawler Rail Electrification Project is set to spark into life after the Marshall Liberal Government signed-off on Stage 2 of the major $615 million project.
North Terrace tram extension to reactivate East End
The State Government has announced that passenger services along the North Terrace tram extension will begin on Sunday, July 29.
Roennfeldt Road set for revamp
Drivers in the western ridge of the Barossa can look forward to a safer – and ultimately, smoother – ride as Light Regional Council prepares to upgrade Roennfeldt Road, Marananga....
Nominate a Schubert legend
With just one month left to nominate for the South Australian Community Achievement Awards, Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll is urging constituents to shine the light on those who make...
Liberal Government delivers safety camera audit
The State Government’s safety camera audit has been a long time coming, according to Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll.
Knoll urges innovative ideas for RGF
Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll is encouraging local organisations to create and collaborate as the State Government’s Regional Growth Fund first competitive round opens in July.
Temporary throw screens to be installed along Southern Expressway
The State Government will commission the installation of temporary throw screens on all remaining bridges over the Southern Expressway to combat rock throwing in the area.
Marshall Government gives GlobeLink go ahead
The Marshall Government has signed off on the first stage of the development of the GlobeLink Master Plan, which will grow South Australia’s economy, boost exports and create more local...
Marshall Government moves to cap council rates
The Marshall Liberal Government will today move to introduce council rate capping legislation to ease cost pressures for South Australian households and businesses.
Flinders University’s driverless shuttle public trial to commence
The State Government will today launch a five-year public trial of Flinders University’s driverless electric shuttle.
Works underway to tackle rock throwing on Southern Expressway
Works to protect motorists on the Southern Expressway from rock throwing incidents have begun today with steel mesh to be installed over loose rocks along the motorway and additional CCTV...
Brewing up a new offering at Tonsley’s old Boiler House
The State Government has announced Kidd Retail Group (KRG) as the successful proponent to redevelop the Boiler House at the Tonsley Innovation District into a brewery.
Sturt Hwy set for $350,000 upgrade
Northern Barossans who travel to Gawler or Adelaide on the Sturt Highway between Kingsford Road and Shea-Oak Log can look forward to a smoother commute from 2019.
Tourism strategy to boost regional economy
With one in 32 Barossa jobs supported by the tourism industry, the State Government’s Regional Visitor Strategy will be a key tool to ensure the region’s future prosperity.
Bollards boost safety at Adelaide Oval
The installation of bollards to help protect Adelaide Oval patrons began today with the first 14 bollards being put in place along King William Road.
Port expansion to grow SA’s economy, exports and jobs
The State Government has signed off on Flinders Ports’ Channel Widening project which will grow South Australia’s economy, drive export growth and support more jobs.
Planning and council reforms set to boost SA's economic growth
Council rate capping and changes to the South Australian planning code were hot on the agenda when Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll – also the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and...
State Government demands answers on tram extension
The new State Government is demanding answers and will order a review into the North Terrace tram extension project to investigate continual project delays and cost overruns.
Celebrating Schubert's generous volunteers
As National Volunteer Week (May 21-27) draws to a close, Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll has paid tribute to the countless volunteers which are the lifeblood of this community.
Liberal Government backs local small business
Enabling business and tourism growth is a key priority for Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll as he embarks on his second term as the region’s local member of Parliament.
Local commitments top of mind for Knoll
In his first speech to parliament since the March state election, Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll has reaffirmed his pre-election commitments to his electorate, and paid tribute to the people...
‘Missing link’ completed to boost freight productivity
Freight productivity on Yorke Peninsula is set to be boosted following the completion of the ‘missing link’ on the Yorke and Copper Coast Highways.
Speech - Address in Reply
I noted earlier that the member for Kavel in his maiden speech talked about community spirit, and the Barossa is certainly full of that, and the broader Schubert electorate is...
Local faces join Schubert team
Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll has welcomed two local faces to his electorate office in Tanunda following the March state election, where the Marshall Liberal team successfully ended 16 years...
$1.8 billion of infrastructure committed for SA
The Marshall Government has welcomed the Federal Coalition Government’s $1.8 billion infrastructure investment in South Australia announced today ahead of the Federal Budget.
Security improvements for bus drivers
The State Government has signed off on the supply and installation of bus driver security screens for the remainder of the Adelaide Metro’s 990 strong bus fleet.
Stott Highway finally finished
Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll has welcomed the news that upgrades to the Stott Highway, east of Angaston, have finally been finished.
Marshmallow playspace family day
The State Government and City of Adelaide have officially opened the revitalised Marshmallow Playspace (Pelzer Park / Pityarilla) in the Southern Park lands meaning families can now enjoy the fantastic...
Charter to engage local community in planning process
The State Government has today launched a new Community Engagement Charter giving South Australians greater opportunities to help shape their neighbourhoods.
Council rates spiralling out of control
New data shows that South Australian households and businesses have been smashed with council rate increases over double the rate of the Local Government Price Index (LGPI).
Liberal Government reaffirms rate capping commitment
The Minister for Local Government Stephan Knoll will reaffirm the Liberal Government’s commitment to cap council rates during an address to the Local Government Association’s OGM today.
More train services, more often
The State Government has released new train timetables reflecting increases to the frequency of services on the Belair, Gawler, Outer Harbor and Seaford lines beginning Sunday, April 22.
Parliament - One vote one Value
I rise to oppose this bill in the strongest of terms, and in doing so think that it is important that South Australians, the Labor Party and everybody in this...
Speech - Paddock to the plate: a fair return for producers
I rise to speak to the 'Paddock to the plate: a fair return for producers' report conducted by the Economic and Finance Committee. I was gladly surprised when the member...
Parliament - Women in Agriculture and Business
I rise to make a brief contribution on this and not to go over the ground that other speakers have gone over except to say congratulations to the Women in...
Speech - Schubert Electorate
I rise also to wish the Crows well on the weekend. I have my scarf here ready to go and I look forward to sitting down with my five-year-old nephew...
Speech - Rate Capping
I want to start off with a quote because this is a topic that I have canvassed before and it is a topic that the member for Kaurna and I...
Speech - Electorate of Schubert
I rise this afternoon to give a grievance on the Supply Bill as it relates to the unsurpassed electorate of Schubert. We may not have coastline—we may have, though, a...
Wine Tax - Adjournment Debate
Mr KNOLL ( Schubert ) ( 17:32 ):
I rise today to talk about an issue that is very pertinent to my electorate and to...
Marshall releases '2036'
State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall has today released ‘2036’ – a long-term vision for South Australia to coincide with the State’s Bicentenary.
Knoll counts Government waste
Mr Stephan Knoll MP, Member for Schubert and Chair of the State Liberals’ WasteWatch Committee has today released a book detailing ‘40 Reasons Why You Can’t Trust Labor with Your...
Speech - Compulsory Third Party Insurance Regulation Bill
Recently I spoke in Parliament with regard to the Motor Accident Commission and the Government's changes to Compulsory Third Party Insurance.
Mr KNOLL (Schubert) (12:41): I rise to also support...
ESL hides Labor’s true intentions
I recently wrote an article for www.indaily.com.au regarding the Emergency Services Levy which I've reproduced here:
Off the Bench: ESL Hides Labors's True Intentions
STEPHAN KNOLL | 22 SEPTEMBER 2015
Speech - Interstate and Intrastate Migration
This issue of people leaving South Australia is quite personal for me.
I commend the member for Chaffey for bringing this issue to the house. It is an issue that is...
Reforming SA's Electoral Laws
I recently wrote an article for www.indaily.com.au regarding South Australia's Electoral Laws which I've reproduced here:
Off the Bench: Reforming SA’s electoral laws
STEPHAN KNOLL | 17 AUGUST 2015
Budget Reply Speech: For the budget to rise, we must change the culture of waste
Can I say, Acting Speaker, that the Treasurer came into this place on 18 June and he spoke with a level of hyperbole that I think would make Homer...
WorkReady - Grievance Debate
June 2nd, 2015 Mr KNOLL (Schubert) (15:17): I rise to grieve today about the government's disastrous decision in regard to WorkReady replacing Skills for All. Can I say that this...
Speech - Strengthening Families to to improve child protection outcomes
I rise today to speak about the Children's Protection (Implementation of Coroner's Recommendations) Amendment Bill because it is something that, as a new father, has struck a chord.
Knoll to introduce buffer resolution
A number of factors within the peri-urban areas of South Australia have led to an increase in disputes between landholders of different land uses. As a result of this, Stephan...
Concession win for pensioners
Member for Schubert, Stephan Knoll, is pleased the Labor Government has finally recognised the need for our older residents to continue to be supported financially and restore certainty to concessions...
Knoll highlights priority projects for Gawler
Parliament is currently considering legislation regarding the Gawler Parklands. In his contribution Stephan Knoll, Member for Schubert, outlined priority projects for the Gawler region.
South Australian Economy - Grievance Debate
May 12th, 2015
Mr KNOLL ( Schubert ) ( 15:27 ): Last week, the member for Kaurna lectured this parliament about so-called conservatives stifling innovation and change in South Australia. His arguments were flawed and hide...
Knoll welcomes innovation to solve public transport woes
Stephan Knoll, Member for Schubert, has welcomed the introduction of a review of the regulatory framework relating to taxis in South Australia.
Government Procurement - Grievance Debate
May 6th, 2015 Mr KNOLL ( Schubert ) ( 15:31 ): Today, in the latest instalment of looking at the waste and mismanagement of this government, we turn to a...
Barossa providing pathways for people with a disability
Stephan Knoll MP, Member for Schubert, has labelled Barossa Enterprises as one of the most pre-eminent organisations in his electorate in a speech to Parliament.
Tourism Board saved
Stephan Knoll MP, Member for Schubert, is glad that the South Australian Tourism Commission’s Board will be spared from the Government’s list of boards and committees to be disbanded.
Thanking the Uniting Church
Member for Schubert, Stephan Knoll MP, recently took the opportunity to thank local Uniting Church Reverend Christine Manning in parliament during the second reading of The Uniting Church in Australia)...
Minister loses confidence of the CFS
Stephan Knoll, Member for Schubert has called for Minister Tony Piccolo, the Minister for Emergency Services, to turn around his destructive policies and rebuild confidence with CFS members.
Knoll thanks foster carers
Stephan Knoll MP, Member for Schubert recently spoke in Parliament to support the Statutes Amendment (Rights of Foster Parents and Guardians) Bill 2015. Liberal Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick recently...
BlazeAid needs your help
Recently in Parliament, Member for Schubert, Stephan Knoll, spoke about the community organisation, BlazeAid and his recent experiences with them.