Bank Measures For SA’s Drought Affected Farmers

Ramsey Pursues Assistance from Banks for South Australian Farmers in Drought Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the announcement by the Australian Banking Association of assistance for farmers in South Australian facing drought is great news. “My attention was drawn to the issue of South Australian farmers not being able to access the same…

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Grey secures funding for Regional Study Hub

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has said the decision by the Federal Government to back the Upper Spencer Gulf Regional Study Hub (USGRSH) will provide unprecedented access for regional students to study closer to home and slash the cost of tertiary access. “I have advocated for years to bring about better access for regional…

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YOUNG APPRENTICES, SMALL BUSINESS BENEFIT

The Coalition Government will invest $60 million to trial a wage subsidy as an incentive for employers in regional and rural communities to engage more apprentices.   Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education Senator Michaelia Cash said the trial would see up to 1,630 new Australian Apprentices in areas of skills…

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Minister McKenzie in Grey Viewing Tough Drought Issues

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey welcomed Minister for Regional Services Bridget McKenzie to Grey last week to inspect some of the damage caused by drought conditions and meet with farmers, community members and council representatives dealing with the day to day response.   “The Minister’s visit was a good opportunity for her to…

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REGIONAL GROWTH FUND DELIVERS FOR EYRE PENINSULA

SA grower-owned agribusiness Free Eyre has been invited to submit a Full Business Case for assessment under the Australian Government’s highly anticipated $272.2 million Regional Growth Fund to construct Port Spencer Deep Sea Wharf on Eyre Peninsula.   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said Free Eyre had put a bid in for $10m to assist…

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Edithburgh Tidal Pool Mural Plaque Unveiled

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey MP said he was delighted to officially unveil the Edithburgh Tidal Pool Mural last Wednesday.   The Edithburgh Progress Association was granted funding under Round Two of  the Government’s Stronger Communities Programme to restore the pool and improve the pool area. A feature of the work is…

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Round Three of Building Better Regions Fund Open Now

  Communities in the Grey electorate are being urged to apply for a share in $200 million under a third round of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF).   Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said regional tourism, infrastructure and local jobs are front and centre in this funding round. “I’m pleased that the…

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