90 Sec Speech Nicolle Flint

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:53): This morning the House witnessed a valedictory from a highly talented, progressive young woman, my friend and fellow Whip, member for Boothby, Nicolle Flint. Nicolle will be remembered for the many things she’s done in this place over the last six years, perhaps most notably for her campaign on endometriosis, which…

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PMB Road Safety program

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (12:53): This is a great program, particularly if you’re responsible for an electorate like Grey, with thousands and thousands of kilometres of road that needs maintenance and, in some cases, upgrading. This program alone has delivered $82.8 million to the electorate of Grey. It comes amongst— A division having been called in…

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Willowie Forest Trails

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:59): Last week, I was very pleased to participate in the opening of the Willowie Forest bike and walking trails, which are in the southern Flinders, between Melrose and Wirrabara. They are part of the Remarkable Southern Flinders Project, a $10 million project, with 50 per cent funded by the state and…

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MPI Aged Care

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:13): The first half of the statement that we are debating today infers that the government has been neglecting the aged-care system. I absolutely reject that part of the statement. The second half of the statement, which says we are in crisis, I think may be closer to a sustainable statement, insomuch…

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Adjournment Roads in Grey

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (19:55): I’ve got some good news to share with you. Today, the heavy work began on the duplication of the Augusta Highway beginning at Port Wakefield, with the first two sections to go through to Lochiel. That’s a distance of about 32 kilometres. That section will cost $260 million, of which the…

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Constituency Statement SA Floods

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:39): I’m very mindful of the member for Kingston’s comments there about the loss of the life of a wonderful volunteer. It just reminds us of what an amazing place Australia is, because in another part of South Australia we’ve been dealing with floods—in my electorate, I must say, and on my…

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Cost of Living

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:29): Australia, undoubtedly, in the face of a tough couple of years, has one of the most outstanding economies in the world, which is currently just 0.2 per cent smaller than it was in December 2019, in the prepandemic stage. And, of the advanced economies of the world, we are bettered only…

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National Radioactive Waste Management Facility

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:19): Mr Deputy Speaker, you, like other members of this place, would sometimes have people make complaints to your office about various things, whether it’s about being vaccinated or about not being vaccinated or about 100 other topics, but I’d have to say that, in the last four years, my office has…

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Roads of Strategic Importance

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:19): Mr Deputy Speaker, you, like other members of this place, would sometimes have people make complaints to your office about various things, whether it’s about being vaccinated or about not being vaccinated or about 100 other topics, but I’d have to say that, in the last four years, my office has…

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