Ramsey Pleased Preferred Bidder Selected

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very excited a preferred bidder has been selected for the Arrium group of companies.   “This announcement brings us another step closer to a successful sale of Arrium and the Whyalla assets. It certainty provides a reason for Whyalla residents, workers and business owners to be…

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Crushing contract awarded for APY Lands Main Access Road

Works will soon start on 250,000 tonne crushing project Crushing contract awarded to SA business – Exact Mining Services Works will improve living standards of the local Anangu by providing better access to essential services and facilities Works are set to start on a 250,000 tonne crushing project for the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Main Access…

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Penalty Rates

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said union claims workers in Grey will “lose millions” when penalty rate changes are in place are simply ridiculous.  “These claims are a deliberate campaign undermining Fair Work Australia’s decision on penalty rates and it is simply laughable that the McKell Institute, union funded and led by an ex…

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Arrium Bidders

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed today’s news that two official bids have been placed for the take-over of Arrium, which includes the Whyalla assets. Mr Ramsey said Arrium had been in administration for more than a year and the Federal Government had invested $120m to improve the bottom line of the Whyalla…

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Whyalla Wins $4m for Aged care Places

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased to announce aged care funding totalling almost $4 million for Whyalla Aged Care. “This is fantastic news for Whyalla aged care and for families looking for good options for their loved ones”, Mr Ramsey said.   “The 2016-17 Aged Care Approvals Round has…

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Whyalla Wins $4m for Aged care Places

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased to announce aged care funding totalling almost $4 million for Whyalla Aged Care. “This is fantastic news for Whyalla aged care and for families looking for good options for their loved ones”, Mr Ramsey said.   “The 2016-17 Aged Care Approvals Round has allocated…

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NEXT STEP TAKEN IN SOLAR THERMAL DEVELOPMENT

 Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has announced the Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), has progressed the development of a solar thermal plant at Port Augusta.  “This announcement is the next step in bringing solar thermal to Port Augusta and confirms the…

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HELPING PARENTS PREPARE FOR WORK

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said disadvantaged parents of young children in Port Augusta and Whyalla will soon have access to the training and support they need to become work ready, thanks to the Turnbull Government’s decision to expand the successful ParentsNext program.  “The best form of welfare is a job and we are…

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Ramsey – Schools to Get Record Federal Funding

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has described claims by the Australian Education Union (AEU) that the Federal Government is slashing funding to state schools as an appalling and misleading political campaign.   “All schools in this state will receive significantly increased funding,” he said. “There comes a time when the truth of the union…

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2017 Budget Brings Good News for Grey

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed Treasurer Scott Morrison’s second Budget and said the Government remains on target to bring to deliver a surplus by 2021.   “There are a number of Budget announcements which will directly affect people living in Grey and I am pleased with further funding for programs that…

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