Arrium sale a step closer

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed today’s news that two official bids have been placed for the take-over of Arrium, which includes the Whyalla assets. Mr Ramsey said Arrium had been in administration for more than a year and the Federal Government had invested $120m to improve the bottom line of the Whyalla…

Whyalla Wins $4m for Aged care Places

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased to announce aged care funding totalling almost $4 million for Whyalla Aged Care. “This is fantastic news for Whyalla aged care and for families looking for good options for their loved ones”, Mr Ramsey said.   “The 2016-17 Aged Care Approvals Round has…

MPI Budget

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (15:51): I read the topic of this matter of public importance and I thought, ‘There’s a typo.’ There has got to be something wrong here: The Government’s unfair Budget hurting ordinary Australians. It is not hurting ordinary Australians. It is helping them. It is rebuilding the Australian economy. It is mapping…

Whyalla Wins $4m for Aged care Places

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased to announce aged care funding totalling almost $4 million for Whyalla Aged Care. “This is fantastic news for Whyalla aged care and for families looking for good options for their loved ones”, Mr Ramsey said.   “The 2016-17 Aged Care Approvals Round has allocated…

Jeff Morgan Gallery

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (16:04): It gives me great pleasure to thank Jeff and Miriam Morgan of Jeff Morgan Gallery in Hawker in the central Flinders Ranges for giving me the honour the last Friday of opening the latest addition to Jeff’s art gallery. The latest addition is a panorama of the Arkaroola waterhole, Nooldoonooldoona,…

Adani Coalmine

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:37): I want to express to the House my appreciation of Adani for their commitment to purchase $74 million work of steel rail from Whyalla Steelworks. I am very concerned at the moment about the vacillation of the Queensland government, who do not seem to know whether they are coming or…

Education Amendment

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (12:16): This bill-the bill, not the amendment-should be greeted with nothing but acclaim in this parliament; it ticks all the boxes. Sadly, Labor members come in here bleating about non-existent cuts to non-existent funding. The funding that the Labor Party promised under Julia Gillard was virtual funding; it was the funding…

Adjournment Taxation

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (19:45): I must report to the House how pleased I am and how pleased my businesses are with the recent tax cuts that the government has legislated through and that will be flowing through to small and medium businesses from 1 July. We are, of course, immediately cutting the company tax…

NEXT STEP TAKEN IN SOLAR THERMAL DEVELOPMENT

 Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has announced the Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), has progressed the development of a solar thermal plant at Port Augusta.  “This announcement is the next step in bringing solar thermal to Port Augusta and confirms the…

Appropriation Speech

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (16:47): I am very pleased to be speaking on the Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2017-18 and related bills and supporting the government’s budget. Just as she leaves the chamber, I refer to some of the things that the member for Jagajaga raised, particularly her indignant response to the view that the…