Schubert to benefit from free volunteer screening

Volunteering will be simpler and more efficient from November 1, when volunteer screening fees are abolished.

18 OctoberSee more >>

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.


18 OctoberSee more >>

Infrastructure SA chair appointed

The Marshall Government has today appointed Mr Tony Shepherd as the inaugural Chair of Infrastructure SA.

18 OctoberSee more >>

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.

15 OctoberSee more >>

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...

04 OctoberSee more >>

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.

04 OctoberSee more >>

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.

04 OctoberSee more >>

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.

30 SeptemberSee more >>

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...

27 SeptemberSee more >>

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.

21 SeptemberSee more >>

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...

05 SeptemberSee more >>

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...

04 SeptemberSee 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.

04 SeptemberSee more >>

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. 

02 SeptemberSee more >>

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.

01 SeptemberSee more >>

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.

01 SeptemberSee more >>

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.

31 AugustSee more >>

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.

29 AugustSee more >>

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.

27 AugustSee more >>

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).

16 AugustSee more >>

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.

14 AugustSee more >>

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.  

13 AugustSee more >>

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.

02 AugustSee more >>

$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.

31 JulySee more >>

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.


30 JulySee more >>

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.

27 JulySee more >>

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.

25 JulySee more >>

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...

25 JulySee more >>

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.

16 JulySee more >>

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.

13 JulySee more >>

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.

12 JulySee more >>

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.


09 JulySee more >>

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...

06 JulySee more >>

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.

29 JuneSee more >>

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.

29 JuneSee more >>

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.

25 JuneSee more >>

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...

22 JuneSee more >>

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.

19 JuneSee more >>

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.

19 JuneSee more >>

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...

18 JuneSee more >>

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.

13 JuneSee more >>

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.

08 JuneSee more >>

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.

04 JuneSee more >>

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.

01 JuneSee more >>

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.

29 MaySee more >>

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...

28 MaySee more >>

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.

26 MaySee more >>

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.

25 MaySee more >>

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.

24 MaySee more >>

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...

21 MaySee more >>

‘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. 

18 MaySee more >>

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...

16 MaySee more >>

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...

11 MaySee more >>

$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.

07 MaySee more >>

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.

06 MaySee more >>

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.

05 MaySee more >>

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...

29 AprilSee more >>

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.

27 AprilSee more >>

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).

23 AprilSee more >>

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.

13 AprilSee more >>

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.

11 AprilSee more >>

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...

30 NovemberSee more >>

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...

29 NovemberSee more >>

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...

11 NovemberSee more >>

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...

28 SeptemberSee more >>

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...

10 AugustSee more >>

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...

14 AprilSee more >>

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...

24 MarchSee more >>

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.

15 MarchSee more >>

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...

07 JanuarySee more >>

Speech - Pinery Bushfires

Mr KNOLL ( Schubert ) ( 15:44 ): I rise today to talk on the Pinery fire that affected parts of my electorate last week. At the start, I...

01 DecemberSee more >>

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...

22 SeptemberSee more >>

ESL hides Labor’s true intentions

I recently wrote an article for regarding the Emergency Services Levy which I've reproduced here: 

Off the Bench: ESL Hides Labors's True Intentions


22 SeptemberSee more >>

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...

10 SeptemberSee more >>

Reforming SA's Electoral Laws

I recently wrote an article for regarding South Australia's Electoral Laws which I've reproduced here: 

Off the Bench: Reforming SA’s electoral laws


17 AugustSee more >>

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...

30 JuneSee more >>

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...

02 JuneSee more >>

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.

02 JuneSee more >>

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...

29 MaySee more >>

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...

22 MaySee more >>

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.

21 MaySee more >>

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...

12 MaySee more >>

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.

08 MaySee more >>

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...

06 MaySee more >>

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.

05 MaySee more >>

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.

10 AprilSee more >>

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)...

02 AprilSee more >>

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.

02 AprilSee more >>

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...

26 MarchSee more >>

BlazeAid needs your help

Recently in Parliament, Member for Schubert, Stephan Knoll, spoke about the community organisation, BlazeAid and his recent experiences with them.

06 MarchSee more >>