Media Releases

Entries for March 2016

National Landcare grants open in Eyre Peninsula

Landcare and community groups in the Eyre Peninsula area are now able to apply for 2016 Annual Natural Resource Management (NRM) Grants totalling $290,000 to help care for the region's natural environment and support sustainable agriculture.   The Annual NRM Grants are available for Eyre Pen... ... more

Gunner Bills Gallery Receives Stronger Communities Funding

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey MP said he is delighted to announce the first successful project under the Government’s Stronger Communities Programme.   “Gunner Bills Gallery and Craft in Bute is the first project in Grey to receive approval and the District Council of B... ... more

Ramsey Pushes for Clean Energy Hub for Port Augusta

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey says he has been pressing the Prime Minister and Environment Minister Greg Hunt to consider establishing a ‘Clean Energy Hub’ at Port Augusta.   “Today’s confirmation of the government’s ongoing commitment to Arena, the Clean Energy Finance Co... ... more

$3m Boost for Aged Care in Grey

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said older Australians in Grey will benefit from a substantial increase in funding for aged care services, with the Australian Government announcing more than $3m funding for aged care in Grey under the 2015 Aged Care Approvals Round.   Mr Ramsey said he i... ... more

Rates Rise Imposed on Contractor Drivers

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he fully supports the proposal to delay the implementation of the Contractor Driver Minimum Payments order passed down by the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) in December until January 1st 2017.   “The order is to be enacted on April... ... more

Rates Rise Imposed on Contractor Drivers

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased the implementation of the Contractor Driver Minimum Payments order passed down by the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) in December have been deferred to January 1st 2017.   “The order was to have been enacted on April 4... ... more

Turnbull Announcement Provides Positive News for Whyalla

  A new order for more than 70,000 tonnes of rail from the Government’s Australian Rail Track Corporation will be a tremendous shot in the arm for Arrium Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said following Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s visit to Whyalla yesterday.   “It’s a bit like runnin... ... more

Defence White Paper

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is excited about the millions of dollars set to be spent at Woomera and Cultana over the next decade as identified in the Defence White Paper.  “Local contractors in the Upper Spencer Gulf will be in the box seat to take advantages of the oppo... ... more

 

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