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Entries for October 2014


The clarification of Australia’s food labelling practices is the subject of a Parliamentary report handed down today in the Parliament by the House of Representatives Agriculture and Industry Committee chair Rowan Ramsey.   The report for the inquiry into country of origin labelling fo... ... more

Wireless Broadband delivery gathers speed

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is delighted to announce the further rollout of the NBN to several small communities in Grey.  “Following on from the announcement of the rollout to the lower Yorke Peninsula earlier this year, I am pleased to announce that the communities of A... ... more

National Heritage Listing for Koonalda Cave’s outstanding Aboriginal heritage

Today the Australian Government placed the Nullarbor Plain’s Koonalda Cave on the National Heritage List in recognition of its rare Aboriginal archaeology and heritage. "I am delighted that Koonalda Cave has been given Australia’s highest heritage honour," Mr Hunt said. "Aboriginal people have l... ... more

State Government Confiscating Community Equipment

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey and State Member for Stuart Dan van Holst Pellekaan have said today they share with the Booleroo Centre community the sense of bewilderment and anger at the State Government’s low act of confiscating a community funded First Aid field unit, stripping it back and ... ... more

Grey schools win National Literacy and Numeracy Week prizes

  Students at St Joseph’s School Peterborough and Port Kenny Primary School today received formal recognition for their efforts during National Literacy and Numeracy Week (NLNW) after being announced as some of this year’s prize winners.   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said lo... ... more

South Australian Government Holding up School Chaplaincy Program

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey spoke in Parliament yesterday about his frustration with the National School Chaplaincy Scheme in South Australia.   “I have received a steady of inquiries and requests from the 57 schools and supporters of schools in my electorate that hav... ... more

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