National Disability Insurance Scheme

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (16:49): I rise to speak on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Savings Fund Special Account Bill 2016. This bill legislates for the establishment of a savings fund to allow the government of the day to properly manage what will be the biggest effort ever attempted to provide the kind of living…

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Tunarama 90 sec

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:37): Every year for last 57 years, the city of Port Lincoln has staged the Tunarama Festival-originally to mark the departure of the tuna fleet. In more recent times, the industry that spawned the festival has changed into a modern, dynamic industry focused on quality production and marketing; so too the…

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MPI Energy Three Minute Statement

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (15:46): It gives me no pleasure at all to stand here today and proclaim myself as a modern-day Cassandra, but I can say, ‘I told you so.’ I have been saying for quite some time-in fact, for over four years; I have checked my records-what would happen to the South Australian…

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Tarcoola Rail

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (10:46): I rise today to give the House an update on the government’s commitment to invest in the Adelaide-Tarcoola rail project, which falls within my electorate of Grey. As members are probably aware, it was only in April last year that Whyalla’s Arrium steel works went into administration following a very…

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Regional Jobs and Investment Package for Upper Spencer Gulf

Local committee to identify investment priorities for the Coalition’s $20 million jobs package announced Funding for local infrastructure, business innovation and skills and training. Coalition Government letting local communities decide their own future  Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash together with Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey announced the Upper Spencer Gulf Regional Jobs and…

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Energy Question to the Prime Minister

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (14:07): My question is to the Prime Minister. Will the Prime Minister update the House on how the government’s energy and childcare policies are backing hardworking Australians and supporting family budgets, including in my electorate of Grey? Mr TURNBULL (Wentworth–Prime Minister) (14:07): I thank the honourable member for his question. I…

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Interactive Gambling Amendment

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (11:59): The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 deals with online gambling and, in particular, international online gambling, which is deemed as illegal. Gambling is a great Australian pastime, and although I am not a big gambler myself, I do not mind a flutter. Normally I need to be at the races;…

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Interactive Gambling Amendment

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (11:59): The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 deals with online gambling and, in particular, international online gambling, which is deemed as illegal. Gambling is a great Australian pastime, and although I am not a big gambler myself, I do not mind a flutter. Normally I need to be at the races;…

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