Media Releases

Entries for November 2015

Future for Steel Industry

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey raised the future of the steel industry in Whyalla in the Parliament today with Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Christopher Pyne. Mr Ramsey said, “I used question time today to ask the Minister to express his confidence in the steel indust... ... more

Ramsey asks for Extra Support for Leigh Creek, Port Augusta and Whyalla Workers

Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey says he has contacted the Minister for Employment, Michaelia Cash asking her to access the Labour Market Support Stream Fund to provide extra support for workers who have lost their jobs at Arrium in Whyalla, Leigh Creek and for those about to lose their jobs in Port Aug... ... more

ARRIUM Job Cuts

Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said more job cuts announced today by Arrium is devastating news for the region. “The announcement that Arrium is to reduce its workforce at Whyalla by  more than 200 is a cruel blow for a community already struggling to absorb the knock-on effects of the downturn... ... more

Desert Pea comes to Yorke Peninsula and Mid North

    The Australian Government Mobile Service Centre ‘Desert Pea’ will hit the road to give people in the Yorke Peninsula and Booborowie easy access to essential government payments and services in November.    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the Mobile Service Cent... ... more

Three Potential Radioactive Waste Management Sites Announced in Grey

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased with the announcement of three potential sites for National Radioactive Waste Management Facilities in Grey. Sites announced by Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia Josh Frydenberg today as short-listed in Grey... ... more

Desert Pea comes to Yorke Peninsula and Mid North

    The Australian Government Mobile Service Centre ‘Desert Pea’ will hit the road to give people in the Yorke Peninsula and Booborowie easy access to essential government payments and services in November.    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the Mobile Service Cent... ... more

World Diabetes Day

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said World Diabetes Day (November 14th) was an important time to raise awareness about the size of the diabetes epidemic and what needs to be done to reduce the impact of the disease.   “Regional and rural South Australia has the highest ... ... more

2500 Premises in Port Augusta Switched on to Fast Broadband

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is delighted to announce almost 2500 premises in Port Augusta will experience fast reliable broadband when the first tranche of the fibre to the premises construction phases switches on this Friday.   “It is an exciting time with the completion of ... ... more

Ag White Paper delivers $1 million to combat pest animals & weeds in SA

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey is pleased to announce the Australian Government has continued to deliver on its commitment to better drought and risk management under the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, with up to $1 million to combat pest animals and weeds acros... ... more

Grants available to support volunteers in Grey

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has encouraged community organisations in Grey to apply for a grant of up to $5000 to assist the work of their volunteers.   Mr Ramsey said the funding is being provided under a $20 million Volunteer Grant funding round, announced by the Minister... ... more

 

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