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Entries for June 2015

Road Funding Boost For Grey

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is ecstatic with the announcement by Minister Jamie Briggs that the electorate of Grey is set to receive an extra $8.3m under a Regional Roads Package to address a number of extremely pressing issues on our highway network.   “It is great n... ... more

Roads to Recovery Funding For Local Councils to Double

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is delighted with the announcement of a significant rise in Roads to Recovery funding for local councils. “This new boost to the Roads to Recovery Program is just what councils across the Grey electorate have been asking for. Only last week I hoste... ... more

Landcare projects announced for Yorke Peninsula and surrounds

19 June 2015     The Australian Government is strengthening its commitment to protect the Northern and Yorke natural resource management region with the announcement of $120,000 for on-ground activities under the National Landcare Programme.    “The funding is managed loc... ... more

Whyalla Steelworks Not Target in Arrium’s Strategic Review

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has expressed confidence that the announced strategic review of Arrium Mining will help ensure the Whyalla mining and steel making operations have a long and successful future and will continue to underwrite the city’s economy.   “Arrium is dealing with s... ... more

Critical Funding for Coober Pedy Community Child Links

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is thrilled Minister for Social Services Scott Morrison has extended funding for the Coober Pedy Community Child Links service.   “This centre has been providing vital programs to the community of Coober Pedy for ten years and it is paramount for t... ... more

Ramsey welcomes Public Consultation for Food Labelling

    Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed the move to the public consultation phase of the Government’s move to fix Country of Origin Food Labelling.   “This has been an ongoing project for me having spent last year chairing the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Industry’s... ... more

Training Providers in Grey to Lose Funding

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he was aghast to learn State Government funding for training providers has been cut from local skills providers.  “South Australian Labor’s flawed new training model WorkReady, clearly shows Minister Gail Gago is not in touch with rural students... ... more

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