Whyalla Steel Contract for Inland Rail

·         Liberty OneSteel Whyalla Steelworks has been awarded the contract to supply steel for the first section of Australian Inland Rail infrastructure project ·         14,000 tonnes of steel rail required for the first section – Parkes to Narromine Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed the announcement that Liberty OneSteel Whyalla Steelworks has secured…

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Same Sex marriage

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey is pleased there has been a definitive result in the same sex marriage survey.  Mr Ramsey said the process was embraced by Australians with almost 80 percent of eligible voters expressing their view.   “The process was conducted in a very respectful way with little of the vitriol and…

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Second round of the Building Better Regions Fund open

·         Applications now open for funding under the Building Better Regions Fund Round Two ·         Two streams available: Infrastructure Projects and Community Investments ·         Applications close on 19 December 2017   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has urged organisations to apply for Round Two of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF), with…

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Passing Lanes to be Delivered at Last – Ramsey Thanks Supporters

  The Federal Government committed eighty percent funding to deliver passing lanes between Whyalla and Port Augusta, the widening of the Merriton Bridge and extra passing lanes south of Port Augusta in mid-2015.   Today Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey welcomed the State Government finally joining them in by providing the twenty percent contribution required…

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Looking for Action on the Joy Baluch Bridge

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased to have Federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister Darren Chester join him in on the Joy Baluch Bridge today to better understand the safety issue with the narrow walkway brought about by the closure of the Great Western Bridge.  “Not only do I want him…

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Working together in Grey to farm smarter, not harder

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey welcomes the Government’s Smart Farming Partnerships funding.   “The National Landcare Program’s new Smart Farming Partnerships will provide multi-year grants of between $250,000 and $4 million to put in place new and innovative sustainable land management practices, which protect and improve the condition of soils, vegetation and biodiversity,”…

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90 sec Diabetes Australia 60 years

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:54): Diabetes Australia is 60 years old, and last week in the Great Hall in this place we held a 60th birthday celebration. Diabetes Australia is a wonderful organisation with wonderful partners like the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the DANII Foundation, and they were all there. We were privileged to…

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Climate Change Petition

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (16:03): I rise to table a petition today, drawn up and signed by concerned members of my electorate. The chief petitioner is my constituent Fiona Plunkett of Port Augusta, and the petition has 2,153 signatures. These 2,153 people have asked that the House do all in its power to protect communities…

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