COVID-19 Update

Hello everyone There have been a number of changes in decisions in regard to COVID-19 in the last few days and this is a quick basic guide to the latest safety net package. I will continue to produce this newsletter as policy changes to give you all the latest possible information. In this newsletter I…

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COVID-19 Update

In order to keep the number of Australians who contract the coronavirus to a minimum there will be changes to the advice from time to time. Today the Prime Minister has reported on measures the newly formed National Cabinet (includes all Premiers and Chief Ministers) has recommended and I have set out a few below.…

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Goyder Highway on the mend

  Works will begin on Saturday to improve several shoulders on the Goyder Highway between Crystal Brook and the Horrock’s Highway – the first step towards the speed limit of 110km/hr being reinstated. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the joint Federal and State Government Rural Roads Package project, which was funded by the…

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Joy Baluch Bridge upgrade ready to be delivered

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey was pleased to be with Premier Steven Marshall for the announcement of the major works contract to construct the $200 million Joy Baluch Bridge duplication and the $124.5 million Port Wakefield works on Sunday. The projects which both have a 80 per cent Federal and 20 per cent State…

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Regional Airport Security Costs

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has spoken in Parliament calling for more Government support for regional airports affected by the Government’s passenger scanning security upgrades. “From January 1 regional airports throughout Australia are required to have full passenger screening scanners in airports operating aircraft with a seating capacity in excess of 40 and with…

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EQUINOR ENDS OIL EXPLORATION PROJECT IN THE BIGHT

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said Norwegian-based energy company Equinor’s decision to discontinue its exploration program in the Great Australian Bight is a commercial decision and while it is disappointing to lose the opportunities this would have provided it is up to Equinor to decide what is best for their company. “The company has…

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$3.29m to boost Eyre Peninsula’s production potential

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased with Agriculture Minister David Littleproud’s announcement of Smart Farms funding of $3.29m to improve farming outcomes on Eyre Peninsula. Mr Ramsey said the succesul proponents, Eyre Peninsula Agricultural Research Foundation and the Lower Eyre Agricultural Development Association, are currently in the process of merging…

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$25 MILLION TO SUPPORT CAPE HARDY PORT PRECINCT

  The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government will provide $25 million to support the Cape Hardy Port Precinct in South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the investment would support a multi-commodity deep-water port at Cape Hardy. “This proposal will bring together agriculture, mining, green…

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