More Support to Regional and Remote Australia

Upcoming changes to the Government’s Working Holiday Maker (WHM) program will help fill a critical skills shortage in regional and remote Australia. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said businesses all over his electorate were struggling to find staff, but the shortages are particularly acute in the more remote regions and especially in the hospitality…

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$4 million to boost youth mental health services in Port Lincoln

The Federal Government has announced it will invest $4 million to expand headspace services in Port Lincoln, ensuring young people in the area can access mental health services where and when they need them. Federal Member for Grey said he is very pleased with the announcement. “I have been a great supporter of headspace units…

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Copper Coast celebrates official opening of Uni Centre

  The Copper Coast Council University Centre at Kadina officially opened on Thursday 10 June, providing opportunities for more students from the region to access tertiary education and training. The Australian Government is providing $1.11 million to help establish the Kadina centre – one of nine additional centres funded under the $74.2 million announced to…

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Community Groups to Benefit From Stronger Communities Grant

Community organisations across Grey are set to receive funding through Round 6 of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased to announce 18 organisations have been successful under this round. “I am very pleased a wide range of projects will receive the funding boost they…

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Ramsey Takes AstraZeneca Jab

As of last week, people living in Australia who are aged 50 years and over were able to receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through participating general practices. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey wasted no opportunity to line up and have his vaccine at the Kadina Respiratory Clinic. “I was very happy to get my…

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Mobile coverage for Pichi Richi

People travelling on the Pichi Richi Explorer will now have better phone service to make calls, browse the internet and stay connected with family and friends. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey with Telstra General Manager SA Mark Bolton officially launched the site today. The new mobile base station which is now operating will significantly…

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LOCAL JOBS PROGRAM PROVIDING BUSINESS BOOST IN REGIONAL SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Small businesses and job seekers in Port Augusta, Port Lincoln and Whyalla will benefit from a series of Small Business Forums delivered under the Australian Government’s Local Jobs Program. The $62.8 million Local Jobs Program uses community knowledge to directly address labour market challenges and connect job seekers with employment opportunities in their immediate area.…

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MONEY FLOWING TO STOP FUTURE FLOODING IN TWO WELLS

A project to construct a flood protection levee in Two Wells has been successful in gaining funding through the Government’s National Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Program.  The Australian Government is providing $50 million for projects across the country under the program including $1.66 million for the Stormwater Management Plan for Two Wells.. Federal Member for Grey…

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Budget Great News for Regions

The 2021 Federal Budget brings enormous spending to regional Australia investing in roads, skills, apprentices, incentives to business, and providing a huge boost to aged care, the NDIS, childcare and services. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the road investments which were detailed in a pre-budget release has brought Commonwealth investment in roads in…

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