Entries for November 2016

Private Members Business Child Sex Abuse

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (11:38): It is depressingly obvious that so many young and vulnerable people have been failed by Australian institutions, both public and private, over a very long period of time. Institutions that have often worked to the net benefit of Australia... ... more

Private Members Business Strzelecki Track

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (18:47): I move: That this House: (1) recognises that: (a) the Strzelecki Track is a vital freight and tourist route connecting Adelaide to the Moomba Gas fields in South Australia's far north-east and Sou... ... more

Working Holiday Visa

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (10:28): I thought I would take the opportunity today to make a contribution to the working holiday-maker reform package, which has its roots in the lifting of the tax-free threshold in 2012 from $6,000 to $18,200. This almost immediately absolved... ... more

Country of Origin

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (15:56): It is a pleasure to follow the member for Makin in this debate on the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Country of Origin) Bill 2016. He was a member of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture and Industry in th... ... more

Members Statements

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:56): I am pleased today to speak about some fine young winners who live in my electorate. The South Australian nominees for the Australian of the Year awards were annonced this week, and I am delighted to say that the winner of the 2017 SA Loc... ... more

Remembrance Day

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (19:44): We cannot steer a proper path for our future if we disregard our past. Friday is the 11th day of the 11th month; it is Remembrance Day. And on the 11th hour of that day every year, Australia stops to honour our past and the sacrifices our... ... more

MPI Rural and Regional Services

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (15:49): I refer to the member for Paterson where she speaks about a rural doctor shortage. I can tell her I have been dealing in this issue for over 20 years; I know more about rural doctor shortages than most people combined on the other side of... ... more

Migration Amendment

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (12:31): I rise to speak on the Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing Cohort) Bill 2016. I must say that uncontrolled immigration into Australia has been an issue of great concern to the public and to successive governments—since ... ... more

Arrium 90 Second Statement

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:33): Last week I was very happy to receive a call from the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Greg Hunt, from Korea, to inform me that he had just had a meeting with Posco in relation to possibly purchasing the Whyalla steel and ir... ... more

Cashless Welfare Card Constituency Statement

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (10:45): Last week I was fortunate enough to have the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, visit the electorate. Apart from a bit of a misfire in Port Lincoln, I must say, where for the second time in a month his prime ministerial jet was unable to l... ... more

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