Constituency Statement Regional Airport Funding

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (10:25): I’m very pleased to discuss the fact that the Grey electorate received seven separate grants under the recent Regional Airports Program. Two of them, Orroroo and Quorn, are for fencing and lighting. The fencing is to keep vermin off the strips. Down at Jamestown, we have an installation going in…

PMB Diabetes

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (11:42): I move: That this House: (1) notes that there are: (a) 1.3 million Australians with diabetes registered on the National Diabetes Services Scheme, with over 280 new people diagnosed and registered each day and an estimated 500,000 Australians with type 2 diabetes which remain undiagnosed; and (b) an estimated 2…

Prostate cancer nurse boost in Grey

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased Eyre Peninsula prostate cancer sufferers and their families will benefit under an expansion of the Australian Government’s Prostate Cancer Nurses Program with the creation of a new nursing position based in Port Lincoln.. Mr Ramsey said the Government is investing $23 million in…

Important step for national radioactive waste facility in South Australia

Legislation has been introduced to federal parliament that will pave the way for a critical piece of national infrastructure to support the increasing use of nuclear medicine in Australia and provide an economic boost to a regional South Australian community. The National Radioactive Waste Management Amendment (Site Specification, Community Fund and Other Measures) Bill today…

National Radioactive Waste Management Amendment (Site Specification, Community Fund and Other Measures) Bill 2020

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (10:57): Let me say from the outset that I am both surprised and disappointed at the member for Macarthur’s comments, and particularly the shadow minister’s comments, on this bill, the National Radioactive Waste Management Amendment (Site Specification, Community Fund and Other Measures) Bill 2020. The members are either seeking to deliberately…

MPI Pensions and Benefits

  Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (15:58): I think there’s a bit of a point being missed here by those on the other side. Most of the rules, laws and regulations that sit within our modern society are built on the foundations of those that have gone before. We had the shadow Attorney-General in here speaking…