Next round of Mobile Black Spot Program now open

Applications are now open for Round 5A of the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spots program.   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said Round 5A will have a specific focus on improving mobile coverage along major transport corridors and in disaster-prone regions. “Improving coverage in natural disaster-prone areas is critical for keeping people connected during…

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New facilities for students at Sunrise Christian School

Sunrise Christian School will enjoy a range of new facilities assisted by funding from the Federal Government through the Capital Grants Program (CGP). Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey today announced the school will be building new classrooms and administration offices with the assistance of the Federal grant. “The Australian Government would provide $700,000 towards $2m…

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COVID Circuit Breaker

  As of midnight tonight every person in South Australia will go into a six day lockdown to enable us to get ahead of the Parafield Cluster. I will endeavour to keep you updated with information as it comes to hand from the South Australian authorities. Please see the below update from www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/response. As you…

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Latest COVID-19 Update

New Restrictions Tuesday 17 November Just when we were about to publish an e-newsletter updating you on our new-found freedoms and the return of interstate travel, the COVID monster got out the bag again. I have repeatedly warned that the virus is not eliminated, just suppressed and we need to keep following the rules, i.e.…

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Economy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:37): There is no doubt that Australia has been going through one of the toughest economic times we’ve seen, certainly since the Second World War and possibly since the Depression. So it was delightful news yesterday when the RBA made a statement to Senate estimates that they believe Australia has come out…

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Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2020-2021, Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2020-2021, Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2020-2021

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (19:24): The 2020-21 federal budget is totally focused on getting Australians back to work. It will provide a huge boost right across the nation and certainly it will do so in the electorate of Grey. I’m very grateful for the investments that are being made there. It’s an extraordinary budget for extraordinary…

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Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (General) Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (Customs) Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (Excise) Bill 20

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (12:42): I speak to the motion, and let me say that recycling is the buzzword and so it should be. The world has finite resources. Recycling is imperative for the environment. Recycling is imperative for the world’s resources. And I hope that recycling will become lucrative for regional communities, because I think…

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