Mr Rowan Ramsey MP

Member for Grey, South Australia

Positions
Government Whip
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office 1

(Principal Office)

104 Ellen St
Port Pirie, SA, 5540

Postal address

PO Box 296
Port Pirie, SA, 5540

Telephone:
(08) 8633 1744
Fax:
(08) 8633 1749

Electorate Office 2

45a Playford Ave
Whyalla, SA, 5600

Postal address

45a Playford Ave
Whyalla, SA, 5600

Telephone:
(08) 8645 4255
Fax:
(08) 8645 5933

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4967
Fax:
(02) 6277 8440

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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/R_Ramsey_MP

Electorate details

Grey, South Australia

Electorate map
Electorate profile

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Grey, South Australia, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 9.3.10 to 9.5.16.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Industry, Science and Innovation from 11.3.08 to 19.7.10; Employment and Workplace Relations from 10.11.08 to 19.7.10; Education and Employment from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Agriculture and Industry from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 9.12.14 to 9.5.16); Indigenous Affairs from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Communications and the Arts from 12.11.15 to 9.5.16; Agriculture and Water Resources from 14.9.16; Appropriations and Administration from 14.9.16; House from 14.9.16.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 14.9.16; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 14.9.16; Parliamentary Library from 10.10.16 (Chair from 10.10.16).
  • House Select Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation from 13.6.17.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Government Whip from 30.8.2016.
Party positions
  • Delegate, Liberal Party State Council (SA) from 1998.
  • President, Liberal Party Grey Federal Electoral Council 2000-04.
  • President, Liberal Party Giles State Electoral Council from 2005.
  • President, Liberal Party Kimba Branch 1999-2004.
Personal
  • Born 4.8.1956, Kimba, SA.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Farmer.
  • Chair, Kimba District Hospital 1988-95.
  • Chair, Eyre Peninsula Hospitals Association 1992-95.
  • Chair, Eyre Peninsula Agricultural Research Foundation.
Electorate
    Description: rural.
    Location: a large electorate covering most of rural South Australia apart from south-east corner; it includes the centres of Ceduna, Port Lincoln, Whyalla, Port Augusta, Roxby Downs, Coober Pedy, Port Pirie, Kadina, Maitland, Orroroo, Peterborough, Burra and Eudunda.
    Area: 904 881 sq km.
    Electors enrolled: 102 059 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: lead smelting, steel industry, tourism, fishing, oil, gas, opals, iron ore, uranium, wheat, cattle, wool, forestry, salt, slate, aquaculture, copper and gypsum.