RAMSEY CALLS FOR DISASTER RELIEF CERTAINTY FOR COUNCILS

The one in a hundred year flooding event experienced by some of South Australia in recent days has done enormous damage particularly to public infrastructure, according to the Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey. He is calling on the State Government to trigger the disaster relief arrangements sooner than later. “In the agricultural lands the epi-centre…

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FUNDING IN GREY TO HELP PRESERVE OUR WARTIME HERITAGE

The Port Pirie Returned and Services League Sub-Branch will receive $3,205 through the latest round of the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service Program. The Saluting Their Service program ensures Australia’s wartime history is preserved and those who have served during wars, conflicts and peace operations are appropriately remembered. Rowan Ramsey, Federal Member for Grey said…

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Colour Tumby Street Art Funding

The Federal Government is reigniting regional arts and culture under Round 13 of the Festivals Australia program with Tumby Bay to receive $36,000 for its Colour Tumby Street Art project. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the funding will support local artists and communities reemerge from the pandemic, while also providing a critical boost to…

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Funding for Augusta Dual Lanes Released

Federal Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey has welcomed the release of $206,702,000 in Australian Government funding to proceed the Princes Highway-Augusta Highway Duplication Stages 1 & 2 Projects. “This news is confirmation of the Federal Government’s commitment to providing a dual lane highway to meet the ever expanding traffic loads”, Mr Ramsey said. “I am…

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Volunteer Grants Support Communities Around Grey

Volunteers and their organisations across Grey will receive funding through the Government’s $20 million Volunteer Grants round, to support the crucial role that they play within our community as Australia moves forward out of the pandemic. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has announced 43 community groups around Grey have been successful with a total…

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Rowan with vice president of the Friends of the Arid Lands Botanic Gardens Brian Reichelt at the garden.

ABC Journalist for Whyalla

The ABC announcement of more than 50 journalists to be appointed to report from regional locations across Australia, will see an ABC journalist stationed in Whyalla from next year. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey applauded the decision by the ABC to utilise the revenue from negotiations with Facebook and Google under the News Media…

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New package to attract Doctors to the bush

Communities and GP practices right across Grey will have a new incentive to help recruit doctors, following changes announced this week by the Federal Government and warmly welcomed by the Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey “From January 1 next year the Government will add to the incentives on offer for medical graduates and nurse…

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