Opposition Leader Stephen Marshall described the plan as expensive and said it would not reduce South Australians' electricity bills."It is absolutely chaotic and to make matters worse there is no suggestion that anything that the Government is doing is going to address the sky-high prices that we have here in South Australia at the moment," he said.Seoul proposed athletes from the two Koreas march together at the opening ceremony, and engage in other joint activities during the Winter Games.The talks were being closely watched by world leaders eager for any sign of a reduction in tensions on the Korean peninsula amid rising fears over North Korea's missile launches and development of nuclear weapons in defiance of United Nations Security Council resolutions.
Ms Lee also said the family reunions could be the last chance for many Koreans to see family members for the first time in 50 years.
The South said it would consider a temporary lifting of sanctions against North Korea if it was necessary to facilitate the visit."North Korea said that they are determined to make today's talks fruitful, and make it a ground-breaking opportunity," South Korea's vice unification minister Chun Hae-sung told reporters.
Mr Chun said the South Koreans proposed resuming negotiations over the North's nuclear program, but neither side made significant statements on nuclear disarmament.
All major inter-Korean communication channels had been shut down amid animosities over the North's nuclear program in recent years.
But North Korea reopened its cross-border hotline last week as signs emerged of improving ties.