Media Releases

Entries for August 2009

Volunteer Grants 2009

Grants of up to $5,000 for non‐profit organisations Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey today encouraged local non‐profit organisations to apply for grants of up to $5,000 to purchase equipment and cover the cost of petrol under the 2009 Volunteer Grants program. “Since 2001, non‐profit organi... ... more

Country shows will suffer under new awards

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said Julia Gillard’s proposed award modernisation will have a severe and adverse impact on country shows. Under the new awards the proposed changes will cause a rise in labour costs in the amusement industry that may cost country shows thousands of dollars. “Es... ... more

Government ignores rural and regional students shutting down debate on Youth Allowance

The Government has shut-down a debate in Federal Parliament about its controversial Youth Allowance changes which will leave hundreds of students in Grey without the chance of attending tertiary education. “The Government had a chance to come out and defend its policy, but instead shut down the de... ... more

Renewable Energy

It is inevitable if man is to survive on this planet that we will have to wean ourselves off fossil fuel not only because of the imperative of reducing carbon emissions but because fossil fuels are finite and the oil shortages of last year underline just how this has become of increasing importance.... ... more


RAMSEY CALLS FOR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO COME GOOD WITH MRI The Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has called on the Federal Government to “make good” on a promise of a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) service in Port Augusta. The funding for the MRI was first announced by the Howard Government in Septem... ... more

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