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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Adjournment Debate Energy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (15:48): One would read into the wording of this matter of public importance today-which is ‘The division in the government over its energy policy’-that the Labor Party, of course, doesn’t have any division on major issues. I welcome the fact that my party is able to discuss things in a robust…

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Motion Thai Cave Rescue

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (11:13): I commend the member for Makin on those comments. I also rise today to support the member for Forrest, whose motion I wholeheartedly concur with. It is at times of great adversity that we’re reminded of the true selflessness and compassion of the human race, and that was the case…

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Community Support for SA Farmers

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he has received a number of inquiries from constituents asking how they can help South Australia’s drought-stricken farmers.   “I am constantly humbled by the willingness of people to help others in tough times and there are farmers in some areas of South Australia who are going…

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90 sec Drought Forum

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:46): It comes as no surprise to members of this House that there is a drought gripping most of Australia. A lot of publicity and attention has quite rightly been on eastern Australia, New South Wales and Queensland, but it is my melancholy duty to inform you that it also affects…

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