Port Augusta’s ‘super’ flies put to use

Tuesday, April 3, 2018   Sterile fruit flies from the breeding facility at Port Augusta were dropped from the sky over Adelaide today to assist in the $45 million fight against fruit fly.   The National Sterile Insect Technology (SIT) Facility which was officially opened at Port Augusta in late 2016, for the first time…

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Regional TAFE to offer new opportunities

Regional TAFE to offer new opportunities Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed details of the Naval Shipbuilding College in Adelaide, with TAFE to be a major player in training the submarine and shipbuilders of the future. With the Turnbull Federal Government and the new Marshall State Government supportive of…

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US Steel Tariffs Would Impact on Australia

  While Pesident Trump is yet to announce if US Steel Industry tariffs announced on Friday will apply to Australia, Federal Member for Grey has spoken out against the proposed move by the US to put large protectionist tariffs on imported steel.   “President Trump’s announcement that the US would impose tariffs of 25% on…

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STRENGTHENING SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S ELECTRICITY SYSTEM THROUGH STORAGE

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased the Turnbull Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), is providing $1 million to conduct two feasibility studies into pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) projects in the Grey electorate. “A half a million dollar grant will enable EnergyAustralia to complete the next stage feasibility…

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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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