Speeches

Entries for June 2012

Migration Legislation

Rowan Ramsey (Grey, Liberal Party) The member for Wakefield; goodness me, I could go on all day! That is one of the very few light notes in this debate. The issue of asylum seekers and boat people has been a deeply troubling issue for Australia for a long period—over 10 years. As an outsider, whe... ... more

School Chaplaincy Bill

Rowan Ramsey (Grey, Liberal Party) I rise to speak on the Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2012, which has of course been brought to this House because of the decision of the High Court last week in Williams v Commonwealth, which found that the School Chaplaincy and Student W... ... more

Fair Work

Mr RAMSEY (Grey) (11:52): There are times when we believe that common sense will out. The fact that it took about two years in this particular case has been a cause for great amazement in my electorate, as people, both employers and children who are employed by local businesses, came to me asking wh... ... more

Coober Pedy Electricity

Rowan Ramsey (Grey, Liberal Party) Share this | Link to this | Hansard source Last week I visited one of my northern towns, Coober Pedy. It pains me to once again have to bring to the attention of the House the price of electricity in Coober Pedy. Last July in this place I moved a motion condemnin... ... more

Marine Parks

Mr RAMSEY (Grey) (15:50): I rise to speak on this matter of very great importance to the public. The widespread proposals for locking up millions of square kilometres of Australia's waters by the environment minister, Tony Burke, is yet another grand-sweeping statement—one of those grand gestures fr... ... more

Electricity Prices

I rise tonight to speak about the escalating electricity prices in South Australia with the recent announcement of an 18 per cent increase and the effect that government policies in the renewable energy area are having on our electricity grid. Retail electricity rates are set to rise by 18 per cent.... ... more

Shipping Reform (Tax Incentives) Bill 2012

Shipping Reform (Tax Incentives) Bill 2012, Shipping Registration Amendment (Australian International Shipping Register) Bill 2012, Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Bill 2012, Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) ... ... more

 

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