$4 million in new community grant funding for regional South Australian communities

Around 35 projects in regional South Australia will share in a $4 million Coalition Government investment through the Community Benefit Program (CBP).   The projects are based in Kimba, Hawker and Quorn following their involvement in the detailed consultation process about hosting a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.   Minister for Resources, Water and Northern…

Regional Tech Hub improving digital literacy for rural Australians

Australians in regional, rural and remote areas will now have access to free, accessible advice and assistance on telecommunications issues through the Regional Tech Hub launched today by Regional Communications Minister, Mark Coulton MP. The Regional Tech Hub will help rural Australians understand the telecommunications options, decide which option best suits their needs, and resolve…

COVID-19: Country Shows

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (10:22): Hot off the press! We all know that COVID-19 has created a lot of issues throughout Australia and particularly with country shows. In my electorate of Grey, not one of our country shows was able to operate this year. So I’m pretty happy to announce that 18 of them plus the…

National Radioactive Waste Management Facility

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:59): In 2015, following the advice of an independent committee, the government called for people to volunteer their land for the siting of the new National Radioactive Waste Management Facility. We stand in this parliament 5½ years later, and we have found that community. It’s called Kimba. We have been through three…