Ramsey Welcomes Port Lincoln headspace

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey officially launched the new Port Lincoln Headspace today and said the facility will enable the region’s young people access to support through a wide range of services. Mr Ramsey said the Government is investing $1.5 million into the project over four years, including $400,000 for the set up. “I have…

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Budget 2020

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:35): There’s been some rain in South Australia. It’s my duty to tell the chamber today that the Strzelecki Track is cut. That is the road between Lyndhurst and Innamincka, 472 kilometres of dirt. It’s the only dirt stretch between Adelaide and Brisbane. But there is good news, because there was $100…

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headspace Statement by Member

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:40): Next Thursday will mark the official opening of the Port Lincoln headspace. It actually opened its doors on 1 July, so we’ve been a bit slow, but on Thursday we’ll be recognising the fact that they’re up and open for business. It’s been quite a process to get it in place.…

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Constituency Statement COVID-19: Parliamentary Procedure

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:21): We are certainly living in challenging times. The COVID virus is not only challenging Australia economically and in a health sense but also challenging this parliament. I say to the government and to the opposition, ‘Well done,’ for making the necessary adjustments to the parliamentary program that enable us at this…

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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…

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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…

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