Mr Rowan Ramsey MP

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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

Shop 3, 47 Taylor Street
Kadina, SA, 5554

Postal address

Shop 3, 47 Taylor Street
Kadina, SA, 5554

Telephone:
(08) 88214366

Electorate Office 3

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

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Grey, South Australia, 2007. Re-elected 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 9.3.10 to 9.5.16
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 14.9.2016 to 15.9.2016; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 14.9.2016 to 1.7.2019; Parliamentary Library from 10.10.2016 (Chair from 10.10.2016); Trade and Investment Growth from 23.7.2019.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Industry, Science and Innovation from 11.3.2008 to 19.7.2010; Employment and Workplace Relations from 10.11.2008 to 19.7.2010; Education and Employment from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Agriculture and Industry from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016 (Chair from 9.12.2014 to 9.5.2016); Indigenous Affairs from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Communications and the Arts from 12.11.2015 to 9.5.2016; Agriculture and Water Resources from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Appropriations and Administration from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; House from 14.9.2016; Selection from 4.7.2019; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 4.7.2019.
  • House of Representatives Select: Regional Development and Decentralisation from 13.6.2017 to 28.6.2018; Intergenerational Welfare Dependence from 28.6.2018 to 2.4.2019.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Government Whip in the House of Representatives from 30.8.2016.
Party positions
  • Delegate to the Liberal Party State Council (SA) from 1998.
  • President of the Liberal Party Kimba Branch from 1999 to 2004.
  • President of the Liberal Party Grey Federal Electorate Council from 2000 to 2004.
  • President of the Liberal Party Giles State Electorate Council from 2005.
Personal
  • Born 4.8.1956, Kimba, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Farmer
  • Chair, Eyre Peninsula Agricultural Research Foundation
  • Chair, Kimba District Hospital 1988-95
  • Chair, Eyre Peninsula Hospitals Association 1992-95
Electorate
  • Description: Grey
  • 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 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: lead smelting, steel industry, tourism, fishing, oil, gas, opals, iron ore, uranium, wheat, cattle, wool, forestry, salt, slate, aquaculture, copper and gypsum.