Media Releases

Entries for November 2009

OPPOSITION WINS ON CHAPLAINCY PROGRAM

Pressure exerted by the opposition last week in parliament has resulted in the government making a commitment to extend the funding of the school chaplaincy program until December 2011. Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey said “I welcome the Government’s announcement; this provides some reassurance to c... ... more

Major Win for Australia’s Agriculture and Aquaculture Export Industries

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey says he is pleased to announce Minister for Agriculture, Tony Burke has agreed to a $127.4 million package put forward by the Coalition to reform the AQIS Export Certification program. In September the Coalition successfully moved to disallow a bill by the Rudd ... ... more

QUESTIONS SURROUND NEGOTIATIONS ON TUNA QUOTAS

Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said last week’s slashing of Australia’s quota for Southern Blue-Fin Tuna (SBT) has raised questions about the government’s ability to negotiate the best deal for our tuna industry. “It seems there were a number of “side deals” done behind the scenes at the negotiation ... ... more

CATARACT SERVICES FOR THE REGION STILL IN DOUBT

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he has serious fears for cataract services in the region. “The refusal of the Federal Government to recognise the impact of the cut to the Medicare Rebate on the delivery of cataract services in Whyalla and other regional areas means despite the Coalition’s... ... more

 

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