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Rowan Ramsey Hears Resident’s Views in Coober Pedy

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey met with locals in Coober Pedy last week giving people the opportunity to discuss their concerns and hopes for the town. Mr Ramsey said about 25 people joined him at John’s Pizza Bar, enjoying some pizza, coffee and a good discussion. “Coober Pedy today is more ... ... more

Mismanagement of National Economy

Local Initiatives Will Be Impacted by Mismanagement of National Economy The mismanagement of the national economy will continue to impact on our ability to deliver the assistance needed to build water infrastructure, hospitals and provide jobs for our youth Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey sa... ... more


Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has continues to fight for road upgrades and recently met with transport officials to push for road upgrades in Grey. Mr Ramsey met with Transport SA officials including regional manager Peter Short and a representative of State Transport Minister Patrick Conlon... ... more


Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said today the deal struck between the Government and the “Big Three” miners, BHP, Rio and Xstrata, provides a public display of the absolute disarray of the Labor Government policies. “We now have a new Prime Minister trumpeting a deal when she has consulted onl... ... more

Grey Electorate: Building the Education Revolution ProgramAll House debates on 22 Jun 2010

It gives me no pleasure to have to report more BER disasters and rip-offs. The Port Broughton Area School Chairperson, Mr Andrew Bowley, has reported the school is extremely disappointed to have been advised, late in the planning procedure for their BER project, that severe cuts will have to be made... ... more


Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the Government has shown once again it can make big announcements, but deliver very little after confirmation a promise of $3.55 million for the construction of a solar power station at Coober Pedy is unlikely ever to be delivered. Mr Ramsey said the fundin... ... more


Prime Minister Kevin Rudd today failed to offer any assurances to the steel industry in Whyalla when questioned in Parliament by Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey. Mr Ramsey said threats to the industry identified by Credit Suisse have confirmed his fears that the Government’s Resource Super Profits Tax... ... more

EC regions extended

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he welcomed the announcement by Agriculture Minister Tony Burke that Exceptional Circumstances has been extended to two regions still suffering drought in South Australia. South Australia’s Central North East region and the North West Rangelands have had EC... ... more

Federal Health Minister Avoids MRI Issue

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said while he applauds the Federal Government’s announcement of a Cancer Centre to be built at the Whyalla Hospital, he was disappointed Minister Roxon snuck into Whyalla yesterday without advising him or the regional Mayors. “The Cancer Centre is an excellent c... ... more

Mining Industry and Smokers to Pay in a Weak Budget

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said today this year’s Budget is relying on new taxes, not tough decisions to bring it into the surplus which the Government claims will be achieved by 2013. The Coalition believes the figures used are overly optimistic and even if achieved it will still leave a ... ... more

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