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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Adjournment – South Australia

Tonight, I wanted to speak about the state that we find South Australia in, and not just on water issues. We are losing another seat at the federal level. We have a redistribution underway at the moment. In 1997, we had 13 seats in South Australia and, in 1998, we had a redistribution and went…

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PMB Education Funding

Mr RAMSEY: I do believe, though, that a mistruth is being repeated here which is simply not correct. Labor and the member opposite claim to have the high moral ground on education. On one hand they say David Gonski’s the font of all knowledge on education, when in fact Mr Gonski was never happy with…

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Indigenous Entrepreneurs in the APY Lands

$246,000 investment for   The Coalition Government is providing a $246,000 boost to Indigenous entrepreneurs in the electorate of Grey, as part of its $115 million Indigenous Entrepreneurs Package election commitment.   Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey MP, said today this investment in the APY Arts Collective…

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Clontarf Foundation

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:53): On Tuesday I had the very great pleasure of catching up with Gerard Neesham. I met him many years ago with the great member for Canning Don Randall, who unfortunately has passed now. Gerard was a former teacher, a WAFL and AFL player, and the inaugural coach of the Fremantle…

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Cashless Debit Card

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (17:59): I’m very proud to stand in this chamber as the member representing the first community in Australia that had the gumption to attack one of the great social evils within its midst-in particular, excessive alcohol consumption. That community is Ceduna and the surrounding communities of Yalata, Oak Valley, Koonibba and…

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