Budget Speech Grey

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (10:03): I warmly welcome the budget and the input and effect that it has on an electorate like Grey, which covers 92 per cent of South Australia, over 900,000 square kilometres. The investment in roads, at the moment, is simply unbelievable. Virtually everywhere I travel across the electorate I need to add…

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Regional Australia Private Members Business

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (17:11): Firstly, I’d like to thank the member for Indi for bringing this motion forward. It gives us an opportunity to talk about many good things in regional Australia. I was a bit surprised by her speech, though, when she talked about the lack of action. I vehemently disagree. In fact, I…

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Social Services Student Assistance Bill

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (18:03): The Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Student Assistance and Other Measures) Bill 2021, in its primary form, is really a tidying up of some loose ends around the support for isolated children and people who receive support under Abstudy. It goes to the heart of the requirement to provide tax…

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MONEY FLOWING TO STOP FUTURE FLOODING IN TWO WELLS

A project to construct a flood protection levee in Two Wells has been successful in gaining funding through the Government’s National Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Program.  The Australian Government is providing $50 million for projects across the country under the program including $1.66 million for the Stormwater Management Plan for Two Wells.. Federal Member for Grey…

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Budget Great News for Regions

The 2021 Federal Budget brings enormous spending to regional Australia investing in roads, skills, apprentices, incentives to business, and providing a huge boost to aged care, the NDIS, childcare and services. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the road investments which were detailed in a pre-budget release has brought Commonwealth investment in roads in…

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More live music to be enjoyed in Port Pirie

 Funding through Round Two of the Live Music Australia program will enable the Federal Hotel in Port Pirie to host more live music in Port Pirie. The Morrison Government is reactivating live music across Australia with funding of more than $2.5 million under the Live Music Australia Program. Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed…

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FUNDING TAKES FLIGHT FOR REMOTE AIRSTRIP UPGRADES

Communities in remote and very remote South Australia will benefit from better air services thanks to the Australian Government’s latest round of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program with nine airstrips in Grey to receive funding. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the upgrades will help local communities maintain access to essential goods and services.…

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