Mr Rowan Ramsey MP

Rowan Ramsey

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Member for Grey, South Australia

Liberal Party of Australia
House of Representatives

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4967
(02) 6277 8440

Electorate Office 1

(Principal Office)

104 Ellen St
Port Pirie, SA, 5540

Postal address
PO Box 296
Port Pirie, SA, 5540

(08) 8633 1744
(08) 8633 1749
Toll Free:
1300 301 742

Electorate Office 2

45a Playford Ave
Whyalla, SA, 5600

Postal address
45a Playford Ave
Whyalla, SA, 5600

(08) 8645 4255
(08) 8645 5933
Toll Free:
1300 301 651

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Grey, South Australia, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Parliamentary positions

  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 9.3.10 to 9.5.16.

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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.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13.

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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.

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  • Born 4.8.1956, Kimba, SA.
  • Married.

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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.

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  • Description: rural.
    Location: a large electorate covering most of rural South Australia apart from south-east corner; it includes the centres of Burra, Ceduna, Coober Pedy, Eudunda, Kadina, Maitland, Orroroo, Peterborough, Port Augusta, Port Lincoln, Port Pirie, Roxby Downs and Whyalla.
    Area: 904 881 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 100 758 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: lead smelting, steel industry, tourism, fishing, oil, gas, opals, jade, iron ore, uranium, wheat, cattle, wool, forestry, salt and slate.
    State electorates: Grey includes the South Australian House of Assembly electorates of Flinders and Giles, and parts of Frome, Goyder and Stuart.

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