Posted on Monday, 23 November, 2009
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
Posted on Thursday, 19 November, 2009
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
Posted on Monday, 2 November, 2009
Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said last week’s slashing of Australia’s quota for Southern Blue-Fin Tuna (SBT) has raised questions about the government’s ability to negotiate the best deal for our tuna industry.
“It seems there were a number of “side deals” done behind the scenes at the negotiation ... ... more
Posted on Monday, 2 November, 2009
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he has serious fears for cataract services in the region.
“The refusal of the Federal Government to recognise the impact of the cut to the Medicare Rebate on the delivery of cataract services in Whyalla and other regional areas means despite the Coalition’s... ... more
Posted on Wednesday, 28 October, 2009
I note the recent decision by the State Education Minister to establish a Teacher Education Taskforce (TET) to explore opportunities to best address the critical skills shortage area of teaching.
“I am glad the Minister has raised the issue of the skills shortage in teaching. This is a problem pa... ... more
Posted on Monday, 26 October, 2009
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has met with Health Minister Nicola Roxon in Canberra to push the case for the government to recommit to the Medical Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine for Port Augusta and the region.
“People would be aware I have been pursuing this matter since February 2008 when... ... more
Posted on Tuesday, 22 September, 2009
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE
Senator Simon Birmingham
Liberal Senator for South Australia
Rowan Ramsey MP
Member for Grey
Tuesday, 22 September 2009
Senator Simon Birmingham and the Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey, have met with Southern Cross Broadcasting executives to discuss television coverage issue... ... more
Posted on Wednesday, 16 September, 2009
The Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has said the Deputy Prime Minister’s response to a questioned he asked in Federal Parliament today is misleading and confusing for the students of the Spencer Gulf and Outback Technical School.
“I asked the Minister if the $75,000 she had granted the Australian Tec... ... more
Posted on Thursday, 10 September, 2009
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey is extremely disappointed the Federal Government has not provided a path to the future for the Spencer Gulf and Outback Technical College which parents and students were informed this week will close at the end of the year.
“We have students enrolled in the coll... ... more
Posted on Wednesday, 9 September, 2009
STILL NO ANSWER ON MRI IN PORT AUGUSTA
The Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he has been fobbed-off by Health Minister Nicola Roxon in her failure to properly answer his Question in Parliament about Port Augusta’s promised Magnetic Resonating Imaging (MRI) unit.
Mr Ramsey put a Question on Notice ... ... more