The Labor Government’s plan to halve some patients visits to the Pharmacy has merit in principal according to the Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey, but he warns it is rushed and has consequences the government has not considered. “Because they have not consulted with pharmacies, failed to consider the implications for community pharmacies and…Details
Federal Communications Minister Michelle Rowlands is missing in action after the sudden shut down of the Spencer Gulf Nightly News services in South Australia. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the news is a major blow for regional SA. “This is an appalling outcome, seemingly taken with no consultation with the local community. Councils,…Details
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has called on the Government to commit funding to continue the duplication of the Augusta Highway begun by the Coalition Government in a speech to Parliament on Monday. “As a Government we had an amazing record of investment in roads right across the electorate of Grey delivering more than…Details
Good reliable communications will ensure opportunities presented by digital innovation to the farming community and rural Australians will see our regions grow and prosper. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey is encouraging people in Grey to have their say and participate in an ACCC survey to better prepare Government for regional communication needs through the…Details
Three projects in Grey recognising the service of Australians in times of conflict will receive funding through the Saluting Their Service Program. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the Saluting Their Service is a source of funding available from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs for projects and activities that commemorate the service and sacrifice…Details
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey MP is calling on the Albanese Government to pay out $7.4m in promised funding to to upgrade two road projects in Grey saying Labor is failing local communities by allowing country roads to fall into disrepair. “Persistent wet weather throughout winter and spring, torrential rain events and flooding…Details
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has spoken in Parliament to call on Health Minister Mark Butler to address the chronic doctor crisis in regional Australia. Mr Ramsey highlighted the devastating news that two doctors working in Cleve have announced they are leaving. “If Eyre Peninsula loses these doctors it leaves more than 7000 patients…Details
A decision by Labor to cut funding for security scanner operating costs at regional airports will have serious consequences for both Whyalla and Port Lincoln airports. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is disgusted support was scrapped in Labor’s Budget toward the ongoing cost of scanners at both airports. “The Coalition funded the…Details
Labor’s 2022 Budget has signalled some disappointing news for regional Australians.
In a huge blow to regional organisations across Grey, Minister for Infrastructure Catherine King MP, has announced the Labor Government will scrap Round Six of the Building Better Regions Fund.
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the Minister’s decision will leave applicants currently awaiting the outcome of latest round of the program bitterly disappointed.Details
Next week’s Federal Budget must include a line item at least matching the Coalition commitment to the cost of security scanning at the Whyalla Airport according to the Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey. “Our March Budget included a top-up of $28.5m for the Regional Airport Screening Infrastructure Program to assist with the cost of…Details