Diversifying canola exports

The Federal Government is supporting Australian exporters to reach new markets, with exports of canola seeds to Pakistan resuming after five years. Australian canola seed producers can resume exporting later this year after the Australian Government worked with Pakistani authorities to resolve phytosanitary and technical import issues. The deal is expected to generate significant revenue…

INNOVATIVE MICROGRIDS TO BE DEVELOPED IN GREY

  The Federal Government is continuing to support the supply of secure, reliable and affordable power for regional and remote communities to drive economic growth and help them get ahead. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said affordable and reliable electricity is the life-blood of regional and remote Australian communities and he welcomes the Government’s…

BOOSTING MOBILE COVERAGE IN GREY

 The Eyre Peninsula is set to benefit from new and improved mobile coverage thanks to Round 5A of the Australian Government’s highly successful Mobile Black Spot Program which was announced today. In Grey Telstra will build two macrocells, one in Brooker (Tumby Bay) and one in Mosely (Kimba). Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey welcomed…

Keeping the projectors rolling in Grey

Independent cinemas in Grey have been allocated funding through the Government’s $20 million Supporting Cinemas’ Retention Endurance and Enhancement of Neighborhood’s (SCREEN) Fund. More than $8.7 million has now been granted for 158 independent cinema sites across Australia. Cinema Augusta, Lincoln Cinema and Statewide Cinema Kadina have all received $35,000. Blyth Cinema has likewise been…

WHALERS WAY LAUNCH LICENCE GRANTED

Today’s announcement that Southern Launch has gained a license for the operation of this Whalers Way facility is very exciting news for South Australia and more particularly the Eyre Peninsula the Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey stated. “There is enormous potential development in the growth  of this industry with some projections envisaging billions of…

SAFER COMMUNITIES FUND ROUND 6 NOW OPEN

  The Government is providing up to $20 million in funding for early intervention projects and up to $10 million for security infrastructure through round six of the Safer Communities Fund. The early intervention grant opportunity opens 28 May 2021 (closing 22 July 2021) and the security infrastructure grant opportunity opens on 15 June 2021…

Hazardous Waste Bill

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (10:44): I disagree with the amendment and I support the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Amendment Bill 2021, unsurprisingly. I have been around for a while—but I haven’t been around forever—and when I was a child, you’d go to the hardware store, you’d grab a paper bag and you’d grab…

National Radioactive Waste Facilty

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (11:17): Yesterday I made a 90-second statement in the main chamber congratulating those involved in passing the national radioactive waste management bill through the Senate on Monday night, but I was cut a bit short—it was a 90-second statement—and there are a few other people who I’d like to cover off on…