Wardang Island Indigenous Protected Area Adjournment

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (19:45): In August 1998 the Nantawarrina Indigenous Protected Area was declared. It was the first one in Australia. It’s in the Gammon Ranges, or near that, in the northern Flinders Ranges, near Nepabunna. I went there two years ago for a celebration of the 20th anniversary. In 2015 another Indigenous protected area…

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COVID-19: Country Shows

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (10:22): Hot off the press! We all know that COVID-19 has created a lot of issues throughout Australia and particularly with country shows. In my electorate of Grey, not one of our country shows was able to operate this year. So I’m pretty happy to announce that 18 of them plus the…

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National Radioactive Waste Management Facility

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:59): In 2015, following the advice of an independent committee, the government called for people to volunteer their land for the siting of the new National Radioactive Waste Management Facility. We stand in this parliament 5½ years later, and we have found that community. It’s called Kimba. We have been through three…

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Trade with China

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:41): The announcement by China that it will put 100 to 200 per cent tariffs on Australian wine comes as a fairly cruel blow. South Australia will be badly hit by this, given that we are the biggest wine-producing state in Australia and the home of many of the premium brands which…

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Next round of Mobile Black Spot Program now open

Applications are now open for Round 5A of the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spots program.   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said Round 5A will have a specific focus on improving mobile coverage along major transport corridors and in disaster-prone regions. “Improving coverage in natural disaster-prone areas is critical for keeping people connected during…

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