LOWERING ENERGY COSTS FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS IN GREY

Community groups across Grey will be supported by a new Government program to lower energy costs, support local jobs and help reduce global emissions. The Powering Communities Program will fund up to 12 projects worth a total of $67,700 in each electorate. Grants of between $5,000 and $12,000 will be available to eligible community organisations,…

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Improved digital connectivity for Grey

People living and working in Wudinna can look forward to faster NBN, moving from SkyMuster satellite to Fibre To The Premises through the Regional Connectivity Program. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he had been concerned since the initial NBN rollout that Wudinna as a major service centre should have an upgraded service and…

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A new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub in South Australia

A Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub launches in South Australia University of Adelaide to lead transformational drought resilience delivery An $8 million Australian Government investment, with $11 million contribution from Hub members This is one of eight hubs to be established around the country through the Australian Government’s $5 billion Future Drought Fund. A…

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LOWERING ENERGY COSTS FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS IN GREY

Community groups across Grey will be supported by a new Government program to lower energy costs, support local jobs and help reduce global emissions. The Powering Communities Program will fund up to 12 projects worth a total of $67,700 in each electorate. Grants of between $5,000 and $12,000 will be available to eligible community organisations,…

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Appropriations

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (12:39): The seat of Grey was formed in 1903 and, despite the fact that I am only the third Liberal to represent that seat, this is the 28th year that it will have been in Liberal hands and I’m proud of that outcome. As such, it is considered a safe seat, even…

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90 sec Kadina Hockey pitch

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:40): Last Sunday I had the great honour, along with Copper Coast Mayor Ros Talbot and the member for Narungga, Fraser Ellis, to open the new Kadina synthetic hockey pitch. It is testament to a great team effort. The federal government put up $422,000 through the local sporting infrastructure grants; the local…

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90sec Shed Tanks

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (16:32): In my home town of Kimba, they began to open the farming lands in about 1908. In 1913, a railway line arrived, but there were considerable supplies coming from the coastal community of Cowell, 90 kilometres to the south-east. To facilitate this, a place called Shed Tanks was built, roughly halfway…

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E-news – Wednesday 17 March 2021

While there has been the odd setback, our steady battle against COVID-19 is paying dividends and we have engineered one of the best responses in the world. Last week’s outstanding news that the Australian economy grew by 3.1% in the December quarter following the 3.4% reported in the September quarter indicates that the economy has almost…

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INDUSTRY TRAINING HUB FOR PORT PIRIE STUDENTS TO DEVELOP SKILLS

Senior secondary students in Port Pirie are set for new opportunities to develop skills for occupations with the best prospects in their region, with the opening of a new Industry Training Hub and the expansion of the apprenticeship wage subsidy program. Port Pirie is one of ten training hubs being trialled across Australia, as part…

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