Media Releases

Entries for February 2010

Digital Television concerns

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has raised doubts about Communications Minster Stephen Conroy’s January 5 commitment that, “All Australians, no matter where they live will have access to all free-to-air channels including the original three commercial and two national channels, as well as new d... ... more

PRESSURE BRINGS A WIN FOR LOCAL HISTORIANS

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey is very pleased to see the Government bow down to pressure on the relocation of our National Archives from Adelaide to Brisbane. “It is ludicrous to think local historians from this state would be expected to go to Brisbane to view our own state documents,” Mr R... ... more

Fair Work Kids Out of Work

Five after school workers in Wirrabara who have lost their jobs because of ridiculous provisions in Julia Gillard’s, ‘Fair Work’ are just the tip of the ice-berg as Australian businesses try to comply with inflexibility and non-productive wage increases caused by the new legislation Federal Member f... ... more

Ramsey labels Green Loans Program a debacle

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey spoke in Parliament yesterday on behalf of a number of his constituents who have been unable to access a Green Loan because there is no assessor available in their area. The Australian Government initiative, set-up to help tackle climate change, the Green Loans ... ... more

Country University Students Left Confused

Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has said with university due to start in the next few weeks, thousands of regional students are unable to make informed decisions on study options because the Education Minister Julia Gillard has completely mishandled the legislative process for her failed reforms of You... ... more

ROXON ABANDONS MRI IN REGIONAL SA

Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is disillusioned and angry with Health Ministers Nicola Roxon’s decision to abandon the Magnetic Resonance Imaging license for Port Augusta. “The machine was first promised by the Howard Government and confirmed in early 2008 by Nicola Roxon and I have been askin... ... more

LIBS DOWN TO EARTH, SIMPLE, CARBON ABATEMENT PROGRAM IS A RELIEF FOR REGIONAL INDUSTRIES AND JOBS

Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed the announcement that a Coalition Government will improve the environment and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through direct action and practical, local measures. “Our direct action plan will cost the Australian community just a fraction of the Government’s ... ... more

Some Farmers on Eyre Peninsula Still Need Drought Assistance

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has written to the Minister for Agriculture Tony Burke urging him to consider the continuation of Exceptional Circumstances funding to some farmers in the Eyre Peninsula. “I am advised that the Minister will receive a report from the National Rural Advisory Coun... ... more

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