Wudinna student wins prestigious Simpson Prize

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has congratulated a Wudinna student who was named a winner in a prestigious national history competition that explored the Anzac spirit.   Wudinna Year 10 student Montana Foster was one of eight young Australians awarded the Simpson Prize, which encourages participants to explore the significance of the Anzac experience…

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FUNDING FOR REMOTE AERODROME UPGRADES

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said funding under Round 6 of the Australian Government’s Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program will deliver upgrade works to six airstrips including Oodnadatta, Marla and Oak Valley.   “The Oak Valley aerodrome will receive $778,876 for drainage works, sealing of the runway and apron, solar lights and aerodrome officer training,”…

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FUNDING FOR YORKETOWN AERODROME UPGRADE

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said funding under Round 6 of the Australian Government’s Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program will deliver upgrade works to six airstrips including Yorketown.   “Yorke Peninsula Council will receive $303,952 to seal the runway at the Yorketown airstrip,” he said.   “These upgrades ensure continued access to essential, potentially lifesaving…

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16 Successful Round 4 Mobile Black Spots in Grey Announced

The Grey electorate will get 16 new mobile phone towers as a result of Round 4 of the Mobile Black Spots program the Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey announced today.   “This is a fantastic result and will bring the total number of facilities delivered in Grey under this Coalition program to 39”, Mr Ramsey…

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Cancer, Parkinson’s and Motor Neurone medicines made cheaper

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he welcomes the announcement that crucial new medical treatments for Cancer, Parkinson’s Disease and Motor Neurone are being listed on the Federal Government’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), saving patients in Grey up to $300,000 a year.   “We have all experienced the devastation cancer wreaks on…

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Ramsey Pledges Support for Port Augusta Wharf

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has pledged his strong support to help preserve the Port Augusta Wharf following the presentation of an engineer’s report to the council outlining the condition of the structure.   “The Port Augusta Wharf is an iconic and essential part of Port Augusta’s infrastructure and needs to be…

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Grant to celebrate Captain Harry Butler’s first Airmail Delivery

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has announced the Minlaton and District Progress Association has been successful in gaining a Federal Government grant of $19,000 to stage an airshow to celebrate the achievements of local hero Captain Harry Butler.   “Like many others I have been fascinated by the life and achievements of Captain Harry…

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Peterborough to Develop Branding Strategy

Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has announced the Peterborough Council has been successful in gaining a grant of $17,915 to develop a Branding Strategy from the Federal Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund.   “Tourism is becoming an increasingly important part of the long-term viability of our regional communities and we all have to…

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$3m for Willochra Home for the Aged in Crystal Brook.

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased to announce more support for older Australians following the announcement of a capital grant of $3m for Willochra Home for the Aged in Crystal Brook.   “This announcement is great news for Willochra Home which is an exemplary facility providing top class care for its…

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$37,500 for YOu RocK fEst

  Yorke Peninsula Council has been successful in gaining a $37,500 Federal Government grant for a music festival through the Building Better Regions Fund.   “The You RocK fEst will be a family-friendly and free festival, focussing on supporting and building the local music industry and raising awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues”, Federal…

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