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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BIG BATTERY EXPANSION TO STRENGTHEN SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S ENERGY SYSTEM

Wednesday 20 November 2019   Two Federal Government Agencies are providing support for a fifty per cent expansion of South Australia’s ‘big battery’ at Jamestown   The Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the expansion will provide futher assistance in “firming up” our ever increasing supplies of intermittent electricity.   “Apart from roof-top solar there…

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Whyalla Hockey Association to benefit from Stronger Communities Grant

The Whyalla Hockey Association will be able to upgrade and complete alterations required to its kitchen facilities through Round 5 of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased the funding will enable the upgrade to proceed. “The association has been successful in receiving $20,000 which…

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Grants for Smart Farmers

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he encourages farmers with clever, sustainable agriculture ideas to apply for grants of $5000 up to $50,000 under Round three of the Smart Farms Small Grants program. “I know how resilient and innovative farmers are and agriculture would not be the incredible industry it is today without our farmers,”…

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Regional Grant Opportunity funding awarded to Plains Producer

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased the Plains Producer been awarded $83,278.55 through the Federal Government’s Regional Grant Opportunity program to support the sustainability of the local publishing activities, including news gathering, production and distribution.   “The Plains Producer is one of 62 small and regional publishers across Australia to…

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