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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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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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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NATIONAL ENERGY GUARANTEE TO DELIVER AFFORDABLE, RELIABLE ELECTRICITY

 Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very enthusiastic about the Government’s National Energy Guarantee announced yesterday by Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg.  “The Government will accept the recommendation of the Energy Security Board (ESB) to address the most important factors around electricity of affordability and reliability while meeting our international commitments,” Mr Ramsey…

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Call for local students to apply for new skills scholarships

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey is calling on students in Grey to apply for new scholarships being offered by the Turnbull Government. The scholarships allow students to take advantage of opportunities in growing or emerging local industries.   “There is a range of industries across our state where people may be interested…

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New funding grant for Bute and Yorketown Men’s Shed

 Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey was pleased to announce Men’s Shed funding for Yorketown and Bute Men’s Sheds.   Mr Ramsey said the funding will support men’s physical and mental health and wellbeing.  “Clem’s Shed at Yorketown and Bute Community Men’s Sheds help men, particularly as they get older, to connect with each other…

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