E-newsletter COVID Update

This is a short e-news to update you on restrictions that are being lifted in South Australia today and to give information to local Agricultural Societies who have not been able to go ahead with planned shows due to COVID-19. As of today the density requirements for all defined public activities will be 1 person per 2 square…

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…