Grey secures funding for Regional Study Hub

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has said the decision by the Federal Government to back the Upper Spencer Gulf Regional Study Hub (USGRSH) will provide unprecedented access for regional students to study closer to home and slash the cost of tertiary access. “I have advocated for years to bring about better access for regional…

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YOUNG APPRENTICES, SMALL BUSINESS BENEFIT

The Coalition Government will invest $60 million to trial a wage subsidy as an incentive for employers in regional and rural communities to engage more apprentices.   Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education Senator Michaelia Cash said the trial would see up to 1,630 new Australian Apprentices in areas of skills…

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Aviation Transport Security Amendment Bill 2018

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (10:42): It does give me great pleasure to rise to speak on the Aviation Transport Security Amendment Bill 2018, because it addresses some issues that I had raised with the minister and in the party room about the impact of the security rearrangements-the toughening of security-at regional airports across Australia, which, I…

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REGIONAL GROWTH FUND DELIVERS FOR EYRE PENINSULA

SA grower-owned agribusiness Free Eyre has been invited to submit a Full Business Case for assessment under the Australian Government’s highly anticipated $272.2 million Regional Growth Fund to construct Port Spencer Deep Sea Wharf on Eyre Peninsula.   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said Free Eyre had put a bid in for $10m to assist…

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Live Animal Export

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (11:41 I rise to speak on the Inspector-General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports Bill 2018, this private member’s bill by the member for Hunter. It seems to me that, in so much of our political conversation in Australia, conversations taking place are often mired in misinformation. Certainly, so it…

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Drought- Burra Eudunda

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (16:20): About a week ago, I took the opportunity to visit a region out to the east of Burra in my electorate, to Eudunda, which is severely affected by the current dry conditions of the drought. I toured with some young farmers and had a look at the properties out there.…

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Aged Care

  Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (17:11): I rise to speak on the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Bill 2018 and the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018. Aged care is not always perfect, but it is our job here to make it as near to perfect as…

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