Carapateena

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:43): I apologise to OZ Minerals. Last Friday, they invited me to participate in an on-site inspection of Carrapateena, their newest mine, which is in the eastern portion of the Gawler Craton. OZ Minerals has operated for close to 20 years at Prominent Hill, a mine that has gone 10 years past…

Grocery Prices

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (10:59): Today I’m very pleased to hear the news that Minister Littleproud and Minister Frydenberg have announced an inquiry by the ACCC into the supply chain costs of fresh food, or perishable food, into our supermarkets. It is quite right that on one hand we applaud the fact that we have a…

Cashless Debit Card

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (19:55): I’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Prime Minister and the cabinet on the way they’ve dealt with the COVID-19 virus right from the very start when they closed the borders with China, to some controversy at the time. As I travel around my electorate, the support for the…

Schools-led Cattle and Goat Competition

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:38): Last week I had the honour of judging the grand parade of the schools-led cattle and goat competition held at Kadina. It was the first ever, and the reason it was the first ever is that normally these children would exhibit at the Adelaide show. Of course the Royal Adelaide Show…

Hydrogen Energy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (17:51): Green hydrogen offers great hope, not just for Australia but for the world, when it comes to the task of the transformation of our energy network—the shift from fossil fuel to renewables. Sitting suspended from 17:51 to 17:56 Mr RAMSEY: As I was saying, the important thing about transition is that the price of the renewable…

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…