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Entries for December 2013


  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed the launch of the Emergency+ smartphone app by the Australian Government.   When activated, the Emergency+ app provides users with their GPS reference which they can verbally provide to an emergency call taker to pinpoint their physica... ... more

Income Management Consultations in Ceduna

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey, Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion and regionally based Senator Anne Ruston spent time in Ceduna last week collaborating with community leaders on the implementation of income management in the region.   “We travelled to Ceduna to ... ... more

Port Augusta Drug and Alcohol Centre Funding Announced

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said after five years of procrastination by the former Government, he is delighted funding has been approved for a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre to be established in Port Augusta.   Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion was in Grey with Mr Ra... ... more

Federal Sign-Off Brings Long Awaited News For Tumby Bay Health Service Redevelopment

      Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he was pleased Health Minister Peter Dutton has signed off on funding for the Tumby Bay Health Service redevelopment after protracted issues with the State Government had stalled the development.   Mr Ramsey said the former Fed... ... more

Important Committee Appointment for Member for Grey

      Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has said he is thrilled to be appointed as Chair of the House of Representatives Standing Committee for Agriculture and Industry in the new Coalition government.   Mr Ramsey said his appointment by Prime Minister Abbott was recognit... ... more

Ramsey Calls for a Solution to Providing Doctors to Regions

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey spoke out in the Federal Parliament on Thursday to call for a solution to the lack of medical services in rural areas. Citing his hometown as an example of what many regional centres are experiencing, Mr Ramsey said the gradual loss of medical services h... ... more

Elliston Coastal Project Funding Approved

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased to announce Federal Government funding for a $1.7 million coastal trail at Elliston will go ahead. After previous concerns the new Government would not fund projects under the Regional Development Australia program which were uncontracted... ... more

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