90 Sec Steel Order for Liberty OneSteel

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:46): As Christmas nears, it gives me great joy to be delivering good tidings to Whyalla. In fact, we have announced a 14,000-tonne rail order for the Inland Rail, for Parkes to Narromine-something I am sure you’re very pleased about, Mr Deputy Speaker Coulton. The order will be worth around $20…

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MPI NBN

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (15:52): When the coalition was elected to parliament in 2013 there were no premises in my electorate of Grey connected to the NBN. Work had started in Port Augusta, but it had ceased because the contractor had withdrawn from the contract. In fact, they’d gone broke. It was the same in…

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Whyalla Steel Contract for Inland Rail

·         Liberty OneSteel Whyalla Steelworks has been awarded the contract to supply steel for the first section of Australian Inland Rail infrastructure project ·         14,000 tonnes of steel rail required for the first section – Parkes to Narromine Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed the announcement that Liberty OneSteel Whyalla Steelworks has secured…

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Marriage Equality

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (15:15): I rise to speak in support of these amendments. Of the five amendments put forward, this one is the most palatable to all. I actually find it quite difficult to believe that this chamber would not overwhelmingly adopt these amendments, which have no reflection at all upon the Marriage Act…

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Marriage Equality

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (17:57): It was Churchill who told us that democracy was the worst form of government, except for all of the rest. So it has been with our postal survey: democracy has been celebrated. It has shown that it can succeed, with a postal survey to assess the country’s desire to legalise…

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Same Sex marriage

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey is pleased there has been a definitive result in the same sex marriage survey.  Mr Ramsey said the process was embraced by Australians with almost 80 percent of eligible voters expressing their view.   “The process was conducted in a very respectful way with little of the vitriol and…

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Second round of the Building Better Regions Fund open

·         Applications now open for funding under the Building Better Regions Fund Round Two ·         Two streams available: Infrastructure Projects and Community Investments ·         Applications close on 19 December 2017   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has urged organisations to apply for Round Two of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF), with…

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