Labor has no plan to manage Australia’s radioactive waste

“A mob of cowards sacrificing Australia’s interests at the altar of the Voice” is how Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has described the Albanese Government decision to walk away from the legislated commitment to build the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility at Napandee in the Kimba district. “It is clear the Albanese Government has…

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Court Decision Trashes the Value of Freehold Title

    Tuesday’s decision by the High Court to strike down the Federal Government’s decision to build the nation’s low-level radioactive waste repository at Kimba is a huge setback for the community according to Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey. “This decision endangers our nuclear medical industry and undermines previous High Court affirmation decisions determining…

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Stronger Communities Round 8 Projects

Nineteen community groups in Grey have been awarded funding under Round 8 of the Stronger Communities Program (SCP). Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey congratulated the successful applicants who will undertake a wide-range of projects to improve their local communities. “This has been a fantastic program for small community volunteer organisations,” he  said. “It has…

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Shadow Childcare Minister Angie Bell in Grey

Dire childcare shortage across Grey have been exacerbated by the Government’s lack of funding for more childcare places, forcing parents to put careers on hold, discouraging families from moving to communities with job vacancies, depriving us of skilled workers and in some cases even causing some families to leave. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey…

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Welcome Upgrades Last Gasp for Axed Program

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed news of floodway upgrades along Kempe Road and Anne Beadell Highway, to improve the resilience of the roads and all weather use, but laments the axing of the program which provided the money. “This funding is welcome because it is important, particularly on recently upgraded roads like…

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LABOR ROBS GRASSROOTS COMMUNITIES OF FUNDING

Local communities across Grey are set to be worse off under Labor as the recent Budget strips infrastructure funding streams designed to target regional communities. Assistant Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Tony Pasin MP who joined Rowan Ramsey in Grey today said community groups and local councils had lost millions of dollars in future…

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Labor Abandons Whyalla

The decision by Rex Airlines to scrap its Whyalla- Adelaide flights is a direct result of Labor’s refusal to fund security screening costs at Whyalla Airport Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said. “The Coalition Government had allocated a top-up of $28.5m for the Regional Airport Screening Infrastructure Program in our last Budget to assist…

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Higher Taxes – More Spending

The Federal Budget is a huge spendathon built on the temporary windfall benefits provided by the low unemployment rate, record resources exports and strong profits, largely provided by decisions of the former government according to Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey. “While direct relief to families struggling with bills will be welcome, higher budget expenditure, which…

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Labor’s Changes to Pharmacy Lack Consultation

  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…

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LABOR MIA AS SA REGIONAL TV NEWS SERVICE SHUTS DOWN

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,…

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