Veteran’s Entitlements Amendments Bill

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (12:26): To cut to the chase, no, I don’t support the amendment. But I do support the bill that is before the House, which is on variations to veterans’ entitlements, the Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2018. It is a relatively simple bill, correcting a drafting oversight that occurred back in 2005-that…

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PMB Infrastructure

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (17:43): The Australian government is committed to investing an unprecedented $75 billion in transport infrastructure across Australia over the next 10 years. It’s because we know that infrastructure matters and, as a key ingredient of our modern life, it affects the competitiveness of every business in Australia. It gets food to…

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90 Sec Clare Valley Cuisine

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:49): The recent South Australian redistribution has added an extra 5,000 square kilometres or 18,000 voters to the electorate of Grey. While increasing my workload, I’m looking forward to the opportunity to represent the remarkable Clare and Gilbert valleys and the Adelaide Plains. Clare Valley Cuisine is a vibrant group in…

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STRONG FEDERAL INVESTMENT INTO ROADS IN GREY

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased to announce more Federal investment into local roads.   “I am pleased to announce the Australian Government has committed funding of $2,250,000 towards the construction of two new rest areas and the upgrade of three existing rest areas on the Barrier Highway about 140km…

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STRONG FEDERAL INVESTMENT INTO ROADS IN GREY

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased to announce more Federal investment into local roads.   “I am really pleased the Australian Government has committed funding of $1,450,000 toward the widening of the road seal of 20 curves on the Tod Highway and 12 curves on the Birdseye Highway,” Mr Ramsey…

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed the end of a tumultuous week and said he is glad the turmoil in the Liberal Party is now behind them.   “I have been very disappointed with the events which unfolded this week and look forward to putting it behind us,” he said. “However it was…

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90 sec Clontarf Foundation

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (16:29): I welcome the announcement by the South Australian Premier, Steven Marshall, that South Australia is to establish four Clontarf academies in the state-three in my electorate. I became interested in the work being done with young Indigenous boys by Clontarf in 2013 when I first met Gerard Neesham, the inaugural…

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Vietnam Veteran’s Day Whyalla

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:58): Lieutenant Richard John ‘Rick’ Abraham was born and raised in Whyalla. He attended Whyalla Memorial Oval Primary School and later Whyalla High. He apprenticed as and became a professional photographer. As a 20-year-old, he was called up for national service but declared medically unfit because he had a plate in…

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Constituency Statement Drought in SA

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (16:38): There has been a lot of focus-quite rightly-on the drought across Australia and particularly in the eastern states, but I must report that there are also patches of South Australia, particularly in my electorate of Grey, that are badly affected. A couple of weeks ago I held a forum in…

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MPI Energy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (16:23): This matter of public importance today focuses on ‘The Government’s chaos and division on energy policy which is forcing Australians to pay higher power prices’. But they’re not paying higher power prices, actually; power prices are receding. Let me give you the numbers. In South Australia, we have provided an…

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