90sec Shed Tanks

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:32): In my home town of Kimba, they began to open the farming lands in about 1908. In 1913, a railway line arrived, but there were considerable supplies coming from the coastal community of Cowell, 90 kilometres to the south-east. To facilitate this, a place called Shed Tanks was built, roughly halfway…

E-news – Wednesday 17 March 2021

While there has been the odd setback, our steady battle against COVID-19 is paying dividends and we have engineered one of the best responses in the world. Last week’s outstanding news that the Australian economy grew by 3.1% in the December quarter following the 3.4% reported in the September quarter indicates that the economy has almost…

Boosting support for pharmacies in regional South Australia

The Newbery Pharmacy in Kadina and Terry White Chemmart in Port Augusta are among hundreds of pharmacies across regional Australia to receive additional funding from the Federal Government under the revised Regional Pharmacy Maintenance Allowance (RPMA) program. Regional Health Minister Mark Coulton said changes to the Government’s RPMA program will help maintain access to medicines…

Regional Boost for Projects on EP

Two significant projects on EP which will significantly improve local infrastructure were officially opened by Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey and Federal Local Government Minister, Mark Coulton today. The Tumby Bay stormwater project was funded under the Building Better Regions Fund Infrastructure Projects stream. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the District Council of…

$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…