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Entries for May 2017

Whyalla Wins $4m for Aged care Places

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased to announce aged care funding totalling almost $4 million for Whyalla Aged Care. “This is fantastic news for Whyalla aged care and for families looking for good options for their loved ones”, Mr Ramsey said.   “The 2016... ... more


 Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has announced the Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), has progressed the development of a solar thermal plant at Port Augusta.  “This announcement... ... more

Ramsey - Schools to Get Record Federal Funding

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has described claims by the Australian Education Union (AEU) that the Federal Government is slashing funding to state schools as an appalling and misleading political campaign.   “All schools in this state will receive significantly increased fund... ... more


Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said disadvantaged parents of young children in Port Augusta and Whyalla will soon have access to the training and support they need to become work ready, thanks to the Turnbull Government’s decision to expand the successful ParentsNext program.  “The ... ... more

2017 Budget Brings Good News for Grey

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed Treasurer Scott Morrison’s second Budget and said the Government remains on target to bring to deliver a surplus by 2021.   “There are a number of Budget announcements which will directly affect people living in Grey and I am... ... more

Elliston coastal trails provide scenic views

Elliston is one of the secluded jewels of the state’s West Coast the Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said on Sunday when he co-opened the new Elliston Walking Trail with Mayor Kym Callaghan.   I am pleased to have helped facilitate the Federal Government’s $802,000 commitment to help th... ... more

National Heritage Listing for Iconic Copper Mining Towns in Grey

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said it is terrific news that two historic mining towns in Grey have been added to the National Heritage list.   “Both Burra and Moonta have been recognised for their part in establishing South Australia and are the 109th and 110th places in Austra... ... more

Adani Rail Track Contract Great News for Arrium

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the announcement that the steel rail required for Adani's $21 billion Carmichael coal mine in Queensland will be sourced from the Whyalla steelworks is great for the steelmaker’s future. The contract was signed today in Whyalla where Ada... ... more

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