Speeches

Health Insurance Amendment (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation)

Rowan Ramsey February 23 Before I speak on the Health Insurance Amendment (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation) Bill 2009 I would like to draw attention to the member for Shortland’s seeming preoccupation with the member for O’Connor. I just hope that it is purely platonic. While she is dwelling on th... ... more

Drought

I rise to inform the House that the 2009-10 harvest in South Australia has been one of the best for many years. Following years of drought, it has come as a welcome relief and it will allow most farms to restore some balance to their operations to start the new season. It is expected that the total ... ... more

Appropriation Bill MRI BER Green Loans Broken Promises

Mr RAMSEY (Grey) (10.18 am)—I rise to speak to Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2009-2010 and Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2009-2010 I am reminded of the delivery of the budget back in May, when I went to a briefing by KPMG after the event and they were giving their assessment of the budget. At the briefing... ... more

Green Loans Speech February 8, 2010

I take this short opportunity today to bring to the attention of the House contact with some of my constituents in relation to the Green Loans Program. I quote from a letter from Warren Lane: Dear Mr Ramsey, I was recently contacted by your office in regards to passing on my contact details to some ... ... more

ETS

This Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2010 and related bills are amended versions of the bills we last saw in this House. On that occasion I did not support the bill and while I acknowledge the amendments as an improvement, if anything my opposition to the bill has increased since that time. M... ... more

National Archives Speech February 8

Yes. I support this motion that recognises the importance of the national archives and their value to the community, and asks that the Special Minister of State reverse the decision to close the South Australian National Archives Office. This attack on the archives is a further example, if any is ne... ... more

Appropriation (Water Entitlements and Home Insulation) Bill 2009-2010; Appropriation (Water Entitlem

I rise to speak today on the Appropriation (Water Entitlements and Home Insulation) Bill 2009-2010 with special reference to both the pink batts program and the water issues. The insulation program—the pink batts program—has been a shemozzle since day one. Very popular indeed with many of the shonks... ... more

Coober Pedy Solar Power Plant; Rudd Government Promises

It is appropriate, as this government passes its second birthday, that we should measure its rhetoric against its performance. Unfortunately, we are likely to find some large gaps. In the short time I have available to me, I will focus on just one commitment—and what a good one it was. In this time ... ... more

Petition: Spencer Gulf and Outback Australian Technical College

I would like to take this opportunity to place on the record the disbelief, the bewilderment and the anger of my constituents at the Deputy Prime Minister’s decision to close the highly successful and acclaimed Spencer Gulf and Outback Australian Technical College in my electorate. I have with me th... ... more

Australian Live Export Industry

Rowan Ramsey (Grey, Liberal Party) Share this | Link to this | Hansard source I rise to support the member for Kalgoorlie’s motion. This motion supports the industry and acknowledges the significant contribution it makes to Australian farmers. It acknowledges that our non-participation in the trade ... ... more

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