Building Better Regions Fund boost for Kadina

  ·         Fund supports key community projects in regional and remote communities ·         Nationwide, 147 projects will share in $6.9 million which spurs and extra $5.4 million in investment   Kadina locals will benefit from a project funded through the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund.   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey announced seven successful…

Bridge upgrade for Grey

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey is pleased to announce funding for the Broughton Valley Road Bridge replacement under round three of the Federal Government’s Bridges Renewal Program. Northern Areas Council will receive $192,096 toward the bridge replacement located near Spalding in the mid north. Mr Ramsey said the bridge is vital infrastructure in…

PMB Regional Education Hub

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (18:53): I would like to thank the member for Indi for bringing this motion before the parliament. It gives me an opportunity to discuss the coalition’s electoral commitment of $15.2 million from 2017-18 to 2020-21 to establish up to six regional study hubs across Australia. In the electorate of Grey we…

Social Services Legislation Welfare Reform

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (11:04): I rise to speak on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Bill 2017. At the heart of the raft of reforms that were in the bill presented on I think 22 August is the implementation of drug testing for welfare recipients. This really highlights the very big philosophical debate…

Flinders Ranges Art Exhibition

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:40): On the weekend I had the great privilege of opening the art exhibition for the painters of the Flinders Ranges at Wilpena Pound. This group has been operating since 2002, and it features nine highly-skilled artists: the chairman Graham Chapman, Don Gangell, Trevor Hancox, David Chalmers, John Simmons, Elizabeth Collins,…