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66,200 RESIDENTS OF GREY TO BE IMPACTED BY LEGISLATION TO MEANS TEST PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE   Federal Member for Grey Mr Rowan Ramsey said the 66,200 residents of Grey who meet their own hospital expenses by buying private health insurance will all pay extra as a result of the decision by ... ... more

RAMSEY HIGHLIGHTS WINDFARM CONCERNS IN PARLIAMENT

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey raised the future of wind-farms in his electorate this week in parliament.   “There is an Australia-wide debate developing around wind-farms and their environmental and health impacts. It is not surprising those concerns are echoed in the G... ... more

RAMSEY RAISES NBN SHORTFALLS IN RURAL COMMUNITIES

 Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey again raised the issue of telecommunications black spots in his electorate of Grey in Parliament last week.   With the spectre of the $50billion Labor Government’s National Broadband Network hanging over Australian taxpayers at a cost of more than $6... ... more

Mining Tax of Significant Concern for Industry in Grey

  After a marathon sitting of Parliament last night, the Labor Government’s Minerals Resource Rent Tax (MRRT) passed through the House of Representatives, with current and future local miners to be significantly affected Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said today.   “While I recogn... ... more

REDUCING SPEED LIMIT A BANDAID SOLUTION

  “Investing in the State’s roads, not implementing a revenue raising speed reduction, is the way to reduce road fatalities on country roads,” Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said today.   “The recent decision by State Roads Minister Jennifer Rankine to reduce the speed limit on 86... ... more

Grains Corporation Left Floundering by Minister

    Grains Corporation Left Floundering by Minister   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is extremely disappointed by Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig’s failure to ensure the appointment of the new board for the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).   ... ... more

Labor Hypocrisy Over Steel Package

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey spoke in Parliament on Tuesday opposing the Government’s proposed carbon tax and highlighting the Labor Government’s determination to send Australian industry offshore.   Earlier in the day on ABC radio, Australian Workers Union head Paul Howes acc... ... more

Ramsey Welcomes Roxby Expansion Announcement, But……

The Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed the announcement of approval for BHP Billiton’s $30billion expansion, but again calls for the release of SARDI’s report into the proposed desalination plant at Port Bonython, which was given approval by both the State and Federal Government’s yes... ... more

Ramsey Calls for Immediate Review of APVMA

  Ramsey Calls for Immediate Review of APVMA   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has spoken in Parliament calling for the Government to get on with the promised review of the Australian Pesticide and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) despite the APVMA announcement today to incre... ... more

Labor Backs Down on Unfair Youth Allowance Criteria

  All regional students will now be on a level playing field in accessing Youth Allowance following another back-down announced by the Labor Government today.   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is delighted to hear that common sense has finally prevailed in this issue. “For ... ... more

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