Pt Wakefield overpass

PORT WAKEFIELD OVERPASS AND DUPLICATION

FEDERAL FUNDING FLOWS FOR PORT WAKEFIELD OVERPASS AND DUPLICATION The Federal Liberal and Nationals’ Government has committed $72 million to duplicate Port Wakefield Road and build an overpass which will enable users of the road to avoid having to navigate the intersection with the Augusta and Copper Coast highways. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure,…

Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed the end of a tumultuous week and said he is glad the turmoil in the Liberal Party is now behind them.   “I have been very disappointed with the events which unfolded this week and look forward to putting it behind us,” he said. “However it was…

MPI Energy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (16:23): This matter of public importance today focuses on ‘The Government’s chaos and division on energy policy which is forcing Australians to pay higher power prices’. But they’re not paying higher power prices, actually; power prices are receding. Let me give you the numbers. In South Australia, we have provided an…

Constituency Statement Drought in SA

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (16:38): There has been a lot of focus-quite rightly-on the drought across Australia and particularly in the eastern states, but I must report that there are also patches of South Australia, particularly in my electorate of Grey, that are badly affected. A couple of weeks ago I held a forum in…

Vietnam Veteran’s Day Whyalla

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:58): Lieutenant Richard John ‘Rick’ Abraham was born and raised in Whyalla. He attended Whyalla Memorial Oval Primary School and later Whyalla High. He apprenticed as and became a professional photographer. As a 20-year-old, he was called up for national service but declared medically unfit because he had a plate in…

90 sec Clontarf Foundation

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (16:29): I welcome the announcement by the South Australian Premier, Steven Marshall, that South Australia is to establish four Clontarf academies in the state-three in my electorate. I became interested in the work being done with young Indigenous boys by Clontarf in 2013 when I first met Gerard Neesham, the inaugural…

Motion Thai Cave Rescue

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (11:13): I commend the member for Makin on those comments. I also rise today to support the member for Forrest, whose motion I wholeheartedly concur with. It is at times of great adversity that we’re reminded of the true selflessness and compassion of the human race, and that was the case…

Adjournment Debate Energy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (15:48): One would read into the wording of this matter of public importance today-which is ‘The division in the government over its energy policy’-that the Labor Party, of course, doesn’t have any division on major issues. I welcome the fact that my party is able to discuss things in a robust…

Community Support for SA Farmers

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he has received a number of inquiries from constituents asking how they can help South Australia’s drought-stricken farmers.   “I am constantly humbled by the willingness of people to help others in tough times and there are farmers in some areas of South Australia who are going…

Mental Health PMB Federation Chamber

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (11:54): I thank the member for Macquarie for those comments. I do concur with that view that it is difficult to provide all services in regional areas, and, certainly, I represent a large part of Australia. But we must do the best we can, because one in five people across Australia…