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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Elliston coastal trails provide scenic views

Elliston is one of the secluded jewels of the state’s West Coast the Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said on Sunday when he co-opened the new Elliston Walking Trail with Mayor Kym Callaghan.   I am pleased to have helped facilitate the Federal Government’s $802,000 commitment to help the council with this project.   Mr…

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National Heritage Listing for Iconic Copper Mining Towns in Grey

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said it is terrific news that two historic mining towns in Grey have been added to the National Heritage list.   “Both Burra and Moonta have been recognised for their part in establishing South Australia and are the 109th and 110th places in Australia to be awarded National Heritage…

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Adani Rail Track Contract Great News for Arrium

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the announcement that the steel rail required for Adani’s $21 billion Carmichael coal mine in Queensland will be sourced from the Whyalla steelworks is great for the steelmaker’s future. The contract was signed today in Whyalla where Adani Australia committed to purchasing $74m of steel for the…

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New headspace Centre for Whyalla

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the establishment of a headspace mental health service in Whyalla is a huge asset for town’s young people. “The announcement today is confirmation of the commitment I made to the Whyalla community as part of the last election. As of today the funds are available to the Primary…

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Free Trade Agreement Seminar to be held in Port Lincoln

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey encourages businesses in Grey to attend free seminars hosted by the Australian Government to discover how Australia’s Free Trade Agreements can benefit their business. “Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) all vary but can be a fantastic opportunity for Australian business to leverage their place in the international marketplace,” he said.…

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Delivering safer communities in Port Lincoln

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he welcomes confirmation of funding of $31,500 through the Federal Government’s Safe Communities Fund for Port Lincoln. The Port Lincoln City Council will replace four CCTV cameras within Port Lincoln’s central business district and foreshore area; the city’s main entertainment and retail precinct. Upgrading these four cameras will…

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