Telstra Towers for Bute/Alford and Robertstown

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased to announce Round 3 Mobile Black Spots sites Robertstown and Bute/Alford will soon have mobile phone reception with Telstra committing to jointly funding towers in the two locations.   “The tender process for these sites took place late last year after Robertstown and…

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Reassuring state’s livestock producers

  Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has reassured livestock producers in his electorate that the Coalition Government condemns cruelty to animals and takes animal welfare very seriously.  Mr Ramsey’s comments follow the government urgently investigating information and footage provided of on-board conditions on a number of live export voyages to…

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Ramsey Welcomes Proposed Electoral Redistribution

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he welcomes the release today by the Australian Electoral Commission of the proposed redistribution of South Australia’s electoral divisions. Mr Ramsey said the proposal is broadly in line with his submission to the committee. “The seat of Grey currently covers 92% of South Australia and a vast range…

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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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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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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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