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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

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

SOLAR POWER FOR COOBER PEDY IS ALL HOT AIR

The Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has said in a speech to Parliament that by the repeated refusal to answer any questions about the Solar Power Station for Coober Pedy, the Minister for the Environment Peter Garret has virtually confirmed his promise was just so much hot air. Mr Ramsey recen... ... more

Volunteers Recognised at Morning Tea

Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey recognised the vital work of volunteers at a morning tea in Port Lincoln this week to mark International Volunteer Day. He presented 70 hard working community members of the Port Lincoln region with certificates of recognition and appreciation. Mr Ramsey said volunteers... ... more

COALITION SWITCHES TO ABBOTT AND DIGS IN ON LOCAL JOBS

Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has said the artificial timeframe being forced on the Australian Parliament by Kevin Rudd to pass his ETS before the end of the year for no better reason than his desire to strut the world stage, in the end, was a step too far for the Liberal Party. “The Liberal Party ... ... more

OPPOSITION WINS ON CHAPLAINCY PROGRAM

Pressure exerted by the opposition last week in parliament has resulted in the government making a commitment to extend the funding of the school chaplaincy program until December 2011. Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey said “I welcome the Government’s announcement; this provides some reassurance to c... ... more

Major Win for Australia’s Agriculture and Aquaculture Export Industries

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey says he is pleased to announce Minister for Agriculture, Tony Burke has agreed to a $127.4 million package put forward by the Coalition to reform the AQIS Export Certification program. In September the Coalition successfully moved to disallow a bill by the Rudd ... ... more

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