Media Releases

FEDERAL MEMBER ROWAN RAMSEY INSPECTS DAMAGE

Federal Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey visited Andamooka yesterday, (Wed 21 April) to inspect the damage caused by the repeated flooding events in the town. Mr Ramsey met with Peter Allen, Chairman of the Progress Association, local contractor Andrew Collins, Frontier Services Peter McCready, the SE... ... more

YOUTH ALLOWANCE BACKDOWN BY GOVERNMENT

Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased with the outcome of the protracted Youth Allowance issue. “Making a stand for rural and regional students has been well worth it,” he said “with agreement being reached between the Coalition and the Government on a deal which will enable almost al... ... more

COUNTRY HOSPITALS SHOULD BE CAREFUL ON HEALTH PLAN

Kevin Rudd’s half formulated plans for reform of the health system has all the hallmarks of its announcements on Green Loans, Pink Batts, NBN, Fuelwatch and national management for the Murray Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said today. “Like all these other schemes, the Prime Minister, because of polit... ... more

Government’s plan to Remove Ban on Importing Beef from Countries which have had Mad Cow Disease Huge

In a joint media release on October 20, 2009 Ministers Burke, Crean and Roxon stated they were scrapping the ban on imported beef from countries which have had BSE (Mad Cow Disease) outbreaks from March 1, 2010. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has echoed the widespread concern about this decisi... ... more

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

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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