Regional Jobs and Investment Package for Upper Spencer Gulf

Local committee to identify investment priorities for the Coalition’s $20 million jobs package announced Funding for local infrastructure, business innovation and skills and training. Coalition Government letting local communities decide their own future  Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash together with Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey announced the Upper Spencer Gulf Regional Jobs and…

Energy Question to the Prime Minister

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (14:07): My question is to the Prime Minister. Will the Prime Minister update the House on how the government’s energy and childcare policies are backing hardworking Australians and supporting family budgets, including in my electorate of Grey? Mr TURNBULL (Wentworth–Prime Minister) (14:07): I thank the honourable member for his question. I…

Interactive Gambling Amendment

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (11:59): The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 deals with online gambling and, in particular, international online gambling, which is deemed as illegal. Gambling is a great Australian pastime, and although I am not a big gambler myself, I do not mind a flutter. Normally I need to be at the races;…

Interactive Gambling Amendment

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (11:59): The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 deals with online gambling and, in particular, international online gambling, which is deemed as illegal. Gambling is a great Australian pastime, and although I am not a big gambler myself, I do not mind a flutter. Normally I need to be at the races;…

Taxation and Superannuation Amendment

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (17:31): I rise to speak on this bill to amend the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and Taxation Administration Act 1953. Largely, changes to these acts are noncontentious. I thank the previous speaker for his support even though I must admit I was a little bemused when he congratulated the member…

Question to Min Frydenberg Energy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (15:05): My question is to the Minister for the Environment and Energy. He would be well aware that my electorate of Grey bore the brunt of last September’s power outages in South Australia-Port Lincoln was out for three days; some places for four days-and how the doubling of electricity prices is…

RAMSEY WELCOMES FEDERAL ANNOUNCEMENT BACKING LARGE-SCALE ENERGY STORAGE

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the Federal Government’s announcement of support for large-scale storage through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will be extremely timely in encouraging investment in energy storage in Grey.   “With several serious investors looking into possibilities of building solar thermal plans…

Building Better Regions INformation Sessions

Building Better Regions Fund information sessions to be held in Grey Information sessions are being run in Port Lincoln and Port Augusta to assist organisations in applying for Building Better Regions Funding. The Building Better Regions Fund provides specific funding for investment ready projects in regional, rural and remote Australia. Funding will be available across…