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
Toll Free:
1300 301 742

Electorate Office 2

Shop 3, 47 Taylor Street
Kadina, SA, 5554

Postal address

Shop 3, 47 Taylor Street
Kadina, SA, 5554

Telephone:
(08) 8821 4366

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
Toll Free:
1300 301 651

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 of the Speaker's Panel from 9.3.2010 to 9.5.2016.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 14.9.2016 to 15.9.2016.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; 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
  • Name: Grey
  • Location: The Division of Grey consists of: Adelaide Plains Council, Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara, City of Port Lincoln, Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council, Corporation of the City of Whyalla, District Councils of Barunga West, Ceduna, Cleve, Coober Pedy, Elliston, Franklin Harbour, Kimba, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Mount Remarkable, Orroroo Carrieton, Peterborough, Streaky Bay, Copper Coast and Tumby Bay, Flinders Ranges Council, Maralinga Tjarutja, Municipal Council of Roxby Downs, Northern Areas Council, Port Augusta City Council, Port Pirie Regional Council, Regional Council of Goyder, Wakefield Regional Council, Wudinna District Council, Yorke Peninsula Council, part of Light Regional Council, Pastoral Unincorporated Area, and Unincorporated Area Whyalla.
  • Area: 908,595 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 119,949 (at 7.6.2019)
  • Industries: Aquaculture, cattle, copper, fishing, gas, gypsum, iron ore, lead smelting, oil, opals, steel industry, salt, slate, tourism, uranium, viticulture, wheat and wool.