PLANNING NEW WATER INFRASTRUCTURE FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA

The Australian Government is funding business cases for two water infrastructure projects that could deliver farmers and agricultural producers in South Australia the quality, reliable water they need to grow their business and prosper. Through the National Water Grid Fund, the Government is providing $1.8 million to investigate the future construction of new water infrastructure…

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The Bluff Lookout Great Experience for Tourists

  The opening of the Bluff lookout west of Wirrabara will be a real boost for tourism with the previous track widened and reconstructed to give greater access for vehicles to the viewing platform. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey was pleased to attend the official opening today with State Minister for Environment and Water…

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Feds put job seekers in driver’s seat to get into work

The Federal Government will assist people on JobSeeker across the country, to get a driver’s licence to help address a significant barrier to entering the workforce. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey in welcoming the decision, said the cost of attaining a driver’s license can be prohibitive for many people looking for employment, particularly in…

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LONG LOST SPECIES RETURNS TO YORKE PENINSULA

A sight not seen in over a century is unfolding on the Yorke Peninsula as tiny brush-tailed bettongs return to their native habitat as soil engineers for one of the nation’s most ambitious rewilding projects. After more than ten years of planning, and $2.6 million of Commonwealth funding, 40 brush-tailed bettongs, have this week been…

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FUNDING FLOWS TO COMMUNITIES IN GREY

The Australian Government is continuing to back regional communities, with six projects in Grey to receive a share of more than $1 million in federal funding under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s award-winning Tackling Tough Times Together program. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the Government was pleased to support the Foundation’s…

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BEATING A PATHWAY TO WATER SECURITY IN GREY

Projects in Port Wakefield and Two Wells are among 40 water infrastructure projects nationwide which will share in $108 million in federal funding under the National Water Grid Connections funding pathway. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased to support projects that will improve the resilience and reliability of Grey’s water infrastructure,…

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LAUNCH PAD COMPLETE THANKS TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT GRANT

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey was pleased to announce that South Australian space company Southern Launch had successfully completed the construction of their temporary rocket launch pad at Whalers Way, thanks partly to funding from the Federal Government. “Today’s announcement builds on Southern Launch’s success in being awarded Australia’s first commercial launch facility licence,…

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Broadband Boost for Businesses in Port Pirie

Businesses in Port Pirie will benefit from cheaper and faster broadband with NBN Co announcing the establishment of a Business Fibre Zone (BFZ) at Port Pirie today. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey MP said the new Zone will allow 718 local businesses to access fibre with speeds of up to 1 Gigabit per second,…

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Diversifying canola exports

The Federal Government is supporting Australian exporters to reach new markets, with exports of canola seeds to Pakistan resuming after five years. Australian canola seed producers can resume exporting later this year after the Australian Government worked with Pakistani authorities to resolve phytosanitary and technical import issues. The deal is expected to generate significant revenue…

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Vital Funding For Regional Airports in Grey

Six airports in Grey will benefit from grants totaling $1.4m under Round 2 of the Australian Government’s Regional Airports Program. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the projects would improve safety and the delivery of goods to the region. “All of the successful airports in Grey are owned and operated by local councils,” he…

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