BIG BATTERY EXPANSION TO STRENGTHEN SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S ENERGY SYSTEM

Wednesday 20 November 2019   Two Federal Government Agencies are providing support for a fifty per cent expansion of South Australia’s ‘big battery’ at Jamestown   The Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the expansion will provide futher assistance in “firming up” our ever increasing supplies of intermittent electricity.   “Apart from roof-top solar there…

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Whyalla Hockey Association to benefit from Stronger Communities Grant

The Whyalla Hockey Association will be able to upgrade and complete alterations required to its kitchen facilities through Round 5 of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased the funding will enable the upgrade to proceed. “The association has been successful in receiving $20,000 which…

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Grants for Smart Farmers

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he encourages farmers with clever, sustainable agriculture ideas to apply for grants of $5000 up to $50,000 under Round three of the Smart Farms Small Grants program. “I know how resilient and innovative farmers are and agriculture would not be the incredible industry it is today without our farmers,”…

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Regional Grant Opportunity funding awarded to Plains Producer

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased the Plains Producer been awarded $83,278.55 through the Federal Government’s Regional Grant Opportunity program to support the sustainability of the local publishing activities, including news gathering, production and distribution.   “The Plains Producer is one of 62 small and regional publishers across Australia to…

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SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED TO DELIVER KEY REGIONAL SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ROAD UPGRADES

  The Australian and South Australian governments have shortlisted two consortia to deliver major works on the Joy Baluch AM Bridge duplication and the Port Wakefield Overpass and Highway duplication projects.   Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the projects were an investment in the region’s economy.…

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Immediate Assistance Available for Farmers

  Drought affected communities in Grey will have greater access to assistance thanks to a new Federal Government package worth nearly $100 million Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said today. “We are responding to the ongoing drought with direct and immediate support to help farming families and communities,” he said. “The Drought Community Support…

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SUPPORT FOR PUMPED HYDRO ENERGY STORAGE IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased the Morrison Government has committed up to $40 million in funding through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) towards the development of pumped hydro in South Australia.   “South Australia has more than 50% of its electricity delivered by renewable sources now and this…

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