Clean Seas Award 90 sec speech

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:11): Last week at Clean Seas Seafood won the South Australian Exporter of the Year award at the Business SA 2019 Export Awards. They also won the Adelaide Airport Agribusiness, Food and Beverages Award. They also, in 2016 and 2017, won Best Fish at the Australian Food Awards. Their Spencer Gulf…

MPI Economy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:15): I must say, as I have listened to the other side in this debate, they are some of the least optimistic people you are likely to run across. Talk about the glass being half empty—they are down to the last few drops! They seem to believe that equality in Australia…

Regional News Services

  Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (12:48): Communications technology has been changing and will continue to keep changing at an almost frightening pace. I hesitate to identify myself as one who in 1979, as a newly married, sat on the end of a party line that had four kilometres of private line leading into the house.…

Address in Reply

  Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:44): It was a great pleasure to listen to the Governor-General when he opened this parliament in July this year. I have been reflecting upon his speech, and of course he was talking about what happened on 18 May: the return of a Morrison government, the return of the Liberal-led…

Get Your Socks Off Diabetes Event

  Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:34): Most would know that I am the co-chair of the ‘parliamentary enemies of diabetes’. Mr Deputy Speaker, I invite you, every other member of this place and their staff to come along to courtyard 27E between 11.30 am and 1 pm tomorrow and get your socks off to get…

Energy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (19:45): This government is committed to bringing down power prices and keeping the lights on while meeting Australia’s emissions reduction targets. In August I was pleased to welcome energy minister Angus Taylor to the electorate of Grey, where we met with representatives from the energy sector and announced up to $40…

Cashless Debit Card

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (11:37): It will come as no great surprise that I disagree with some of the comments from the member for Lingiari. I point out that it was just on four years ago that the then Assistant Minister for Social Services, the member for Aston, and I sat down with a leadership…

Space Infrastructure Fund

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (18:45): Quite excitingly, the 2019-20 budget provided $19.5 million for the Space Infrastructure Fund, and I want to speak on that today. I welcome the government’s ongoing interest in this area. My electorate has a strong connection with the space industry, through what is now the RAAF Woomera Range Complex, the…