MAKING OUR TAX SYSTEM COMPETITIVE

MAKING OUR TAX SYSTEM COMPETITIVE  – STOPPING THE LOSS OF OUR COMPANIES & INDUSTRY OVERSEAS   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the passing of the new tax rates for small and medium business is a huge win for business and job seekers right throughout the electorate.   “Bills have passed the Senate implementing…

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Ramsey Welcomes Re-affirmation of Commitment of Solar Thermal Project

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed the Prime Minister’s re-affirmation of his electoral commitment to support the establishment of a solar thermal storage project in Port Augusta.  “The announcement is part of a deal to win Senator Xenophon’s support for widespread tax cuts for business to stimulate employment,” Mr Ramsey said.  “It is…

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Ramsey Gets the Ball Rolling on the Bridge

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the diversion of foot traffic to the main Joy Baluch Bridge in Port Augusta following the closure of the Great Western Bridge is an accident waiting to happen. “The restriction on traffic caused by the 25kmh speed limit is intolerable and must be fixed as a matter of…

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Laura Folk Fair 90 sec March 29

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:34): This weekend will see the 37th staging of the Laura Folk Fair. Tucked away in the shade of majestic red gums on the banks of the Rocky River, the country town of Laura in the Southern Flinders Ranges is the boyhood home of celebrated Aussie poet CJ Dennis. This beautiful…

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Great Western Bridge 90 sec

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (16:25): Port Augusta is the crossroads of Australia. All east-west and north-south traffic passes through Port Augusta over the single-lane Joy Baluch Bridge. The Baluch Bridge was opened in 1972, replacing the Great Western Bridge, which has since served as a safe and attractive walkway linking the two halves of Port…

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Local Businesses to benefit from Naval Shipbuilding Briefings

Local businesses to benefit from Naval Shipbuilding Industry Briefings   Today Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey announced there will be a Naval Shipbuilding briefing for industry to be held in Whyalla on Thursday May 4. “The briefing will give people in the region the chance to learn more about the economic opportunities that will come…

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New Maritime College Will Provide Lifelong Opportunities

  The establishment of a Maritime Technical College to support Australia’s new continuous Navy shipbuilding program will provide training and long-term jobs for young people across the state, according to the Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey.   “This is an incredibly exciting spin-off from the Turnbull Government’s decision to base a continuous naval ship building…

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CASHLESS DEBIT CARD EXTENDED FOLLOWING POSITIVE EVALUATION

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he welcomes the Government announcment of the extension of the Cashless Debit Card trial sites in Ceduna, and the East Kimberley. “The interim independent evaluation resleased today are strong and following consultation with community leaders the Government has decided that to abandon the trial now would be an…

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Ramsey Welcomes Rural Ministerial Taskforce

  The Chair of the Federal Rural Liberal Caucus Rowan Ramsey MP said he is very pleased Prime Minister Turnbull has announced the establishment of a Regional Ministerial Taskforce to address key issues in regional Australia. The taskforce will be chaired by Prime Minister with senior Cabinet Ministers from across a range of portfolios relevant…

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