Flinders Ranges Art Exhibition

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:40): On the weekend I had the great privilege of opening the art exhibition for the painters of the Flinders Ranges at Wilpena Pound. This group has been operating since 2002, and it features nine highly-skilled artists: the chairman Graham Chapman, Don Gangell, Trevor Hancox, David Chalmers, John Simmons, Elizabeth Collins,…

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Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (10:54): To the member for Makin, it’s a pity they hadn’t put the money up then-that’s all I can say. But I thank the member for Wakefield for bringing this motion forward. He must be very pleased with his work. But before it got into the House we’d acted on it,…

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Adjournment Speech Renewable Energy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (19:54): Today in South Australia there was a rather significant announcement for my electorate with the state government announcing that they had done a deal on a purchase for renewable energy with a company called SolarReserve. SolarReserve have a solar-thermal concentrating facility in Nevada, which I’ve visited, where they store energy…

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90 sec statement Upper Spencer Gulf Mayors

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:50): Along with Senator Anne Ruston, I’m very pleased today to host a delegation from my Upper Spencer Gulf cities of Port Pirie, Port Augusta and Whyalla. Mayors, CEOs and councillors came to Canberra to lobby for a range of projects for that part of my electorate, that part of South…

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PMB Renewable Energy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (12:50): I’m very pleased to speak on the motion today. I think that renewables are all but certain to become the major supplier of electricity in Australia over the next two or three decades. It’s just a matter of when and at what cost. It was interesting-I actually referred to the…

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