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Entries for February 2017

Ramsey welcomes action to supply medicinal cannabis products

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey is pleased his government moved last year to allow the establishment of the Australian medical cannabis cultivation and manufacture scheme and made changes in November to allow medicinal cannabis to be prescribed by authorised specialist medical practitioners... ... more

February 22 Ovarian Cancer Day

Fifteen hundred Australian women are likely to be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year. The survival rate is less than half. It is these tough statistics that has seen a commitment by the Coalition Government to improve not just awareness, but treatment outcomes and drug availability. ... ... more

Ramsey Welcomes Announcement for Energy Project at Cultana

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is finalising a grant for a feasibility study by EnergyAustralia to assess the viability of a pumped hydro energy storage project in the Upper Spencer Gulf.   “EnergyAustralia alread... ... more

$21.4m contract awarded for APY Lands Main Access Road upgrade

 Work is set to start on building 43 kilometres of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Main Access Road, after the $21.4 million contract was awarded to Toll Mining Services. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the contract covered a section of road bet... ... more

Funding delivered to upgrade remote SA airstrips

More than $355,000 allocated to 13 remote airstrip upgrades in the Grey electorate under Round 4 of the Australian Government’s $33.7 million Remote Airstrip Upgrade ProgrammeThe upgrades will improve access to fresh food, medical services, other communities, and work and education opportunities ... ... more

Regional Jobs and Investment Package for Upper Spencer Gulf

Local committee to identify investment priorities for the Coalition’s $20 million jobs package announcedFunding for local infrastructure, business innovation and skills and training.Coalition Government letting local communities decide their own future Minister for Regional Development Fio... ... more


Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the Federal Government’s announcement of support for large-scale storage through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will be extremely timely in encouraging investment in energy storage in Grey. ... ... more

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