Speeches

Motion Thai Cave Rescue

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (11:13): I commend the member for Makin on those comments. I also rise today to support the member for Forrest, whose motion I wholeheartedly concur with. It is at times of great adversity that we're reminded of the true selflessness and compassio... ... more

Adjournment Debate Energy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (15:48): One would read into the wording of this matter of public importance today—which is 'The division in the government over its energy policy'—that the Labor Party, of course, doesn't have any division on major issues. I welcome the fact that... ... more

Mental Health PMB Federation Chamber

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (11:54): I thank the member for Macquarie for those comments. I do concur with that view that it is difficult to provide all services in regional areas, and, certainly, I represent a large part of Australia. But we must do the best we can, because... ... more

Gas Crisis Federation Chamber

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (11:18): Thank you very much, Mr Deputy Speaker. I'm very pleased that the member for Bruce has finally discovered that there is a connection between viable manufacturing industries and low energy prices, low energy costs, low input costs, and tha... ... more

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (17:21): I rise to speak on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018. I spent some time in my electorate meeting with local action groups and people trying to deal with the scourge of drug addiction in our communi... ... more

90 sec Drought Forum

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:46): It comes as no surprise to members of this House that there is a drought gripping most of Australia. A lot of publicity and attention has quite rightly been on eastern Australia, New South Wales and Queensland, but it is my melancholy dut... ... more

Investment in sport infrastructure to build stronger communities

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey encourages local sporting groups in Grey to apply for funding for a national $29.7million program aimed at upgrading community sport infrastructure.   The Community Sport Infrastructure grant program has been launched today by Federal Spo... ... more

90 Sec Diabetes

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:37): I am currently the co-chair of the Parliamentary Friends of Diabetes—I often say that I'm actually the chair of the enemies of diabetes. We are holding a number of events in the House this week, including announcements today—which I was p... ... more

Drought Relief

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (10:45): Sadly, there are regions in South Australia that are starting to use the dreaded d-word, 'drought'. Rainfall has been patchy. For many it's okay—on my own farm, in fact, it's okay—without being outstanding, and it hangs in the balance. Un... ... more

Aged Care PMB

The DEPUTY SPEAKER ( Mr Buchholz ): I just remind honourable members that the member for Franklin was heard in silence. The member for Grey has the call. Mr RAMSEY: They 'call on the governm... ... more

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