Port Augusta’s ‘super’ flies put to use

Tuesday, April 3, 2018   Sterile fruit flies from the breeding facility at Port Augusta were dropped from the sky over Adelaide today to assist in the $45 million fight against fruit fly.   The National Sterile Insect Technology (SIT) Facility which was officially opened at Port Augusta in late 2016, for the first time…

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Regional TAFE to offer new opportunities

Regional TAFE to offer new opportunities Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed details of the Naval Shipbuilding College in Adelaide, with TAFE to be a major player in training the submarine and shipbuilders of the future. With the Turnbull Federal Government and the new Marshall State Government supportive of…

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US Steel Tariffs Would Impact on Australia

  While Pesident Trump is yet to announce if US Steel Industry tariffs announced on Friday will apply to Australia, Federal Member for Grey has spoken out against the proposed move by the US to put large protectionist tariffs on imported steel.   “President Trump’s announcement that the US would impose tariffs of 25% on…

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90 Sec EP Oyster breeding hatchery

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:31): Last week I had a visit from the assistant minister for fisheries, Anne Ruston. We visited a number of businesses in my electorate. In particular, we went to Cowell, where we visited the brand-new Eyre Peninsula oyster breeding hatchery. What a wonderful visit it was. Some of you would be…

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PMB Regional Employment

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (11:20): This government has a very proud record and, in fact, a very exciting tale to tell on jobs at the moment, with 403,000 new jobs created in the economy last year, and 75 per cent of those being full time. That’s a record job creation package. It’s a great performance…

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PMB Home Care Packages

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (12:37): Last week I had the great pleasure of having the aged-care minister in my electorate. We visited Ceduna and Peterborough. I’ll come back to that in a moment. Let me say that, having spent a bit of time closely with the minister, I don’t think we could get a man…

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90 sec Eyre Premium Hay

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (16:05): Last week, on Friday and Saturday, I had the pleasure of a visit from Senator Anne Ruston, the assistant minister for agriculture, to my home town of Kimba. We visited two businesses. In particular today, I want to talk about one-this is a new business-Eyre Premium Hay. The Eyre Peninsula…

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Constituency Syatement Rural Doctors

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (10:12): I rise again to speak in this place on the supply of doctors in rural areas. I prepared a report about two years ago, and updated it 12 months ago, with some suggestions to address this shortfall. Twelve months ago there were 28 vacancies listed in rural South Australia and…

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MPI Health funding

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (15:59): I sometimes think those opposite are living in a parallel universe. Yesterday I made some comments in this House that upset some people-that if a lie is repeated often enough people start to believe it. That’s what is happening from that side of the chamber. It is a fact that…

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