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Entries for September 2014

Indigenous Protected Area in Wardang Island

  The Australian Government has announced $460,199 in funding to support an Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) on Wardang Island just offshore from Point Pearce on Yorke Peninsula. The Point Pearce community has worked with the South Australian Aboriginal Lands Trust to develop a draft managemen... ... more

Ramsey Pleased Rex Services to Go Ahead in Coober Pedy

   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased with the announcement by Rex Airlines this morning they have relisted tickets for sale after November 13 and confirmation that services to Coober Pedy will continue.     “It is great news for residents, businesses and... ... more

Ramsey Angry at CASA’s Inflexibility

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has responded angrily to a decision by CASA which threatens to kill off the Rex service to Coober Pedy.   “I am very angry that a Federal bureaucracy in CASA has shown its sheer bloody-mindedness in trying to hitch on to international regulations to which ... ... more

Coastal Shipping Act

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has spoken in Parliament about the impact of changes made by the former Government to the Coastal Shipping Act. Mr Ramsey said fears he had two years ago are coming to fruition, citing the GRA gypsum mine near Penong and the significant loss of its market to imp... ... more

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