Speeches

Entries for November 2008

Banks Freeze- questions without notice

Rowan Ramsey My question is to the Treasurer. Having caused a freezing of funds in non-bank financial institutions by its action in guaranteeing bank deposits, what is the government planning to do when on 30 November GE Finance ceases to operate in Australia, leaving Bob Moulton and the partners ... ... more

Andamooka November 25, 2008

I rise today to share with you something of the history of the town of Andamooka and the plight that it faces at the moment. Andamooka has a rich opal-mining history and has been a producer of some of Australia’s best opals for the best part of a hundred years. But it is currently under incredible s... ... more

Aged Care Amendment November 25, 2008

I rise to address the Aged Care Amendment (2008 Measures No. 2) Bill 2008. Investment in the aged-care industry is becoming more tenuous by the day, particularly in a vast regional and rural electorate such as my seat of Grey. I have at least 50 registered aged-care facilities in my electorate. It i... ... more

Rural and Regional Australia Adjournment Debate november 11, 2008

In following the member for Brand in this debate, I am pleased to tell him that he should observe his home town of Whyalla—where the goodly residents of Grey have called upon a Liberal to represent them. I am sure he would be pleased with that result. It is appropriate that 12 months after Kevin Rud... ... more

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