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Entries for November 2014

White Ribbon Day

“I swear never to commit, excuse or remain silent about violence against women This is my oath” Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey recently became a White Ribbon ambassador and took the White Ribbon Oath as part of his strong belief that all women should live in safety, free from all forms... ... more

ABC Targets Coalition Members by Concentrating on Regional Cuts

Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has expressed strong disappointment with the ABC’s decision to axe the Port Augusta reporting team and the wind-up Adelaide based production.   “Managing Director Mark Scott has used the requirement for a 4.6% efficiency dividend to make some kind of politi... ... more

Join the club at Streaky Bay

    STREAKY Bay locals have a new place to gather and celebrate local events with today’s opening of the town’s new multi-purpose sporting facility, as part of the $3.9 million Streaky Bay Oval Precinct Project.   Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Wa... ... more

NBN Workers Hit the Streets in Port Augusta

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said work will finally get under way in the streets of Port Augusta as the preliminary work for the roll-out of the NBN commences. “Port Augusta saw some movement just over twelve months ago before the first version of the NBN collapsed under its own ineff... ... more

Free Trade Agreement with China Huge Boost to Australian Business

  The signing of a multibillion dollar Free Trade Agreement today by Tony Abbott and Chinese President Xi Jinping will be a huge boost to Australia’s export industries.  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said reducing the tariffs on Australian exports after a decade of negotia... ... more

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES IN PORT AUGUSTA IS MOVING

Port Augusta and surrounding residents will have access to a brand new Department of Human Services shop front from early 2015.  Minister for Human Services Senator the Hon Marise Payne said the purpose-built service centre on Mackay Street Port Augusta will undergo a fit out over the co... ... more

Whale viewing platforms will provide boost to Eyre Peninsula

  Tourists, locals and enthusiastic whale watchers in Eyre Peninsula will now have a better view of migrating whales as they travel up and down our coast with $25,000 in funding from the Australian Government’s Whale Trail initiative.   The Whale Trail initiative provides Commo... ... more

SPOTLIGHT ON COMMUNICATIONS IN BLINMAN

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey welcomed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications Paul Fletcher MP to the Grey electorate last week to visit Blinman and provide a first-hand opportunity to see the effects of poor communications on the ground. Mr Ramsey and Mr Fletcher ... ... more

Green Army on the ground in Roxby Downs

Young people involved in the Arid Nature Corridor species conservation in South Australia's arid zone Green Army project will commence on-ground works in December 1 "The Arid Nature Corridor will be an excellent project to continue the work being done by the Arid Recovery Trust in protecting ... ... more

Green Army on the ground in Whyalla

Young people involved in the Mt Laura Conservation Reserve Green Army project will commence on-ground works in December 1. "The Mt Laura Conservation Project will focus on weed control, replanting and animal management,” Mr Ramsey said.   To implement activities to protect and enha... ... more

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