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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INNOVATIVE MICROGRIDS TO BE DEVELOPED IN GREY

  The Federal Government is continuing to support the supply of secure, reliable and affordable power for regional and remote communities to drive economic growth and help them get ahead. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said affordable and reliable electricity is the life-blood of regional and remote Australian communities and he welcomes the Government’s…

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Keeping the projectors rolling in Grey

Independent cinemas in Grey have been allocated funding through the Government’s $20 million Supporting Cinemas’ Retention Endurance and Enhancement of Neighborhood’s (SCREEN) Fund. More than $8.7 million has now been granted for 158 independent cinema sites across Australia. Cinema Augusta, Lincoln Cinema and Statewide Cinema Kadina have all received $35,000. Blyth Cinema has likewise been…

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WHALERS WAY LAUNCH LICENCE GRANTED

Today’s announcement that Southern Launch has gained a license for the operation of this Whalers Way facility is very exciting news for South Australia and more particularly the Eyre Peninsula the Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey stated. “There is enormous potential development in the growth  of this industry with some projections envisaging billions of…

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SAFER COMMUNITIES FUND ROUND 6 NOW OPEN

  The Government is providing up to $20 million in funding for early intervention projects and up to $10 million for security infrastructure through round six of the Safer Communities Fund. The early intervention grant opportunity opens 28 May 2021 (closing 22 July 2021) and the security infrastructure grant opportunity opens on 15 June 2021…

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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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