Indigenous Entrepreneurs in the APY Lands

$246,000 investment for   The Coalition Government is providing a $246,000 boost to Indigenous entrepreneurs in the electorate of Grey, as part of its $115 million Indigenous Entrepreneurs Package election commitment.   Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey MP, said today this investment in the APY Arts Collective…

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Upgrades for critical road links in outback South Australia

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey is pleased that work is starting on the $3 million upgrade of 30 kilometres of the Oodnadatta Track and 25 kilometres of Kempe Road in outback South Australia.   Mr Ramsey said roads were economic lifelines for towns like Oodnadatta and their surrounding regions.   “These works will involve…

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Whyalla Surf Life Saving Club Receives Federal Assistance

    The Whyalla Surf Life Saving Club will receive a $5,000 boost from the Turnbull Government to help reduce drownings and near-deaths as part of a $3 million national program supporting lifesaving clubs and other water safety organisations around Australia.   “This funding is a very welcome boost,” Rowan Ramsey, Federal Member for Grey…

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WHYALLA TRANSFORMATION PLAN GREAT NEWS

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased with GFG Alliance’s (GFG) announcement of its final concept plan to transform the Whyalla Steelworks in South Australia.   “I continue to be very confident the Federal Government is doing what is required to bring about this new investment phase,” he said.  …

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Strategic Plan for National Highway

   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased the Federal Transport Darrin Chester has announced plans for a long-term commitment to up-grade the Princes Highway.   “Some may not realise,” Mr Ramsey said “but the Princes Highway runs from Sydney to Port Augusta, even though on this end we are more familiar…

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New funding available to create safer local roads

Almost $100 million is available under the Australian Government’s Round Six of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey encouraged local councils to work with local residents and industry stakeholder to identify and priorities upgrade projects and submit an application. “This is a great initiative with a long…

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Alternative Learning Centre

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased up to 70 students at the Coober Pedy Area School will be supported to complete their studies through a new Alternative Learning Program jointly funded by the Coalition Government’s and South Australian Government Indigenous Advancement Strategy.   “This is a great initiative and will…

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