Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (General) Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (Customs) Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (Excise) Bill 20

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (12:42): I speak to the motion, and let me say that recycling is the buzzword and so it should be. The world has finite resources. Recycling is imperative for the environment. Recycling is imperative for the world’s resources. And I hope that recycling will become lucrative for regional communities, because I think…

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NDIS Private Member’s Motion

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (11:54): The NDIS, like every other arm of government, should be open to sunlight. It should be clear and transparent and we should understand what is going on within the NDIS. It’s interesting that this motion put forward by the member for Maribyrnong comes only a short while after the member for…

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Clare Valley Wine Awards 90 second speech

Mr RAMSEY ( Grey — Government Whip ) ( 16:21 ): It’s been a tough year for grape producers in the electorate of Grey. They’ve battled a drought that affected them with low yields, but it has led to extremely high-quality wines. Due to the COVID crisis, the global distribution chain has broken down, cellar doors are closed and airline businesses have wound…

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Men’s Sheds Grants Now Open

Men’s Sheds across Grey are invited to apply for funding as part of the latest round of the National Men’s Shed Development Programme (NDSP). In response to COVID-19, IT equipment and training will be prioritised to facilitate increased connectivity amongst shedders. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey encourages all Men’s Sheds in Grey to apply.…

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Aviation Industry PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BUSINESS

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (11:17): I’m a bit bemused by this motion actually, but I thank the member for Ballarat for putting it forward. In fact, I did wonder when it was written because it calls for the government to immediately intervene in the administration of Virgin. Well, we’ve seen that the government actually held its…

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LPG Labelling Private Member’s Motion

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (18:18): I move: That this House: (1) recognises that: (a) Patrick Ryan, aged 16 years, from Port Lincoln South Australia died in February 2020 at a party with friends as a result of inhaling Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) from a barbecue gas bottle; (b) a number of young Australians have died from…

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2020 Budget E-News

My recent e-newsletters have focussed primarily on the Covid virus and changes to the relevant rules and regulations in SA. Not much has changed since my last edition except perhaps the rules concerning the “vertical consumption” of liquor outdoors, at a licensed venue, but I am sure most are across that issue anyway. However, a budget has been delivered this week and…

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