Lock and Districts Swimming Centre

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed the announcement of funding of $45,000 to the Lock and Districts Swimming Centre as part of the second $30 million round of the Federal Government’s Community Sport Infrastructure Program.   Mr Ramsey said he was delighted the club had been successful in its application and would be…

Commonwealth funding to help open Koonibba store

Construction of a store for the community of Koonibba, west of Ceduna in South Australia, is almost complete, thanks to a $635,000 investment under the Coalition Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy.   Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey, today visited Koonibba to inspect the store, with construction almost finished…

1,000 subsidised jobs and Indigenous service providers for the Community Development Program

Remote Australian job seekers will have more employment opportunities and communities will have more say over how the Community Development Program (CDP) is delivered locally under changes to the program. These changes will be part of the first phase of CDP reforms, which aim to increase CDP participants’ attendance and reduce penalties applied to remote…

Remote School Attendance Strategy getting Indigenous kids back to school in Grey

Schools across Australia have returned for another year around 14,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students supported to attend school through the Coalition Government’s successful Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS).   Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said RSAS has achieved a lot in the last five years since it was established by the Coalition…