Delivering safer communities in Port Augusta

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he welcomes confirmation of funding  through the Federal Government’s Safe Communities Fund of $195,873 for the Corporation of the City of Port Augusta. “The Government is delivering on our election commitments in Grey under the Safer Communities Fund to boost community safety across Australia and this funding will…

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Delivering safer communities on Yorke Peninsula

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he welcomes confirmation of funding  through the Federal Government’s Safe Communities Fund for two projects on Yorke Peninsula. The Minlaton Progress Association will receive funding of $10,000 under the program and the the Wallaroo Community Development Association in partnership with the District Council of the Copper Coast will…

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Expansion delivers better health for Tumby Bay residents

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said Federal Government Health and Hospital funding of more than $600,000 has contributed to the building of expanded facilities at Tumby Bay which will improve the range of health services available to local residents.  “I was very pleased to attend and share the honour of opening the second…

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Funding for Whyalla Rural Clinical School

Federal Coalition Government Announces Increased Funding for Whyalla Rural Clinical School   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is delighted the Rural Clinical School Whyalla campus has been selected as one of 26 regions across rural and regional areas to benefit from the Federal Coalition Government’s $28.5 million investment in Regional Training Hubs…

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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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