Renewable Enery

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (18:55): I’m addressing the Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, who knows my electorate well. I come from South Australia, and he would know that 60 per cent of South Australia’s electricity last year came from renewable energy, which is quite an achievement. In fact, there has been huge investment across South…

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Diabetes

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (11:07): I move: That this House: (1) notes that: (a) 2021 marks 100 years since the discovery of insulin by Canadian surgeon Frederick Banting; (b) Frederick Banting along with his colleagues Professor John McLeod, medical student Charles Best and researcher Dr James Collip, solved the problem of how extracted insulin could be…

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Regional Connectivity Program

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:10): I was very pleased that in the budget the Treasurer awarded another $84.8 million towards the Regional Connectivity Program. The program has already distributed $4½ million in the Grey electorate for some excellent projects, including 4G upgrades and better broadband in certain places. It comes with a long history of the…

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Adjournment Speech Inter Connector

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (19:35): This week there’s been some very good news for South Australia, with the agreement by TransGrid in New South Wales to build their end of the new Project EnergyConnect transmission line between South Australia and New South Wales. Of course, ElectraNet in South Australia have been keen proponents of this deal.…

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Appropriations Bill

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:24): I am not supportive of the amendments, but I am supportive of the Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2021-2022. The last 12 months, it must be said, have been among the most testing periods, outside of war, since the Great Depression. By comparison, the GFC, the global financial crisis, shrank the world…

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PMB Energy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (11:41): I’m amazed by the last speaker’s comments, which, on the one hand are decrying the lack of government policy and the lack of investment in electricity and then on the other hand shouting from the rooftops how magnificent it is that all these people are investing in renewable electricity. Sometimes we…

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Ramsey Takes AstraZeneca Jab

As of last week, people living in Australia who are aged 50 years and over were able to receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through participating general practices. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey wasted no opportunity to line up and have his vaccine at the Kadina Respiratory Clinic. “I was very happy to get my…

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Mobile coverage for Pichi Richi

People travelling on the Pichi Richi Explorer will now have better phone service to make calls, browse the internet and stay connected with family and friends. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey with Telstra General Manager SA Mark Bolton officially launched the site today. The new mobile base station which is now operating will significantly…

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