Key Step Forward for Infrastructure Projects in Grey

Two key infrastructure projects in the Grey electorate have taken a major step forward today as the Morrison and Marshall Governments release an Expression of Interest (EOI) and tenders for road projects at Port Augusta and Port Wakefield. Totalling $290 million, the Joy Baluch AM Bridge Duplication Project at Port Augusta and the Port Wakefield…

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Tackling Tough Times

Federal member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed additional funding support for communities in his electorate combatting the impacts of drought. The Coalition Government has announced $1.4 million in grants across Australia today by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) under its Tackling Tough Times Together initiative. Mr Ramsey said the Jamestown community…

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Fisheries Minister Visits Port Lincoln

Newly appointed Assistant Minister for Fisheries the Hon. Jonathon Duniam will meet with industry representatives in Port Lincoln – the first stop on a national tour aimed at strengthening ties with the industry. Taking a tour of a fish farm and processing facility, the Assistant Minister will meet with representatives from export companies and wild…

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Ramsey Welcomes Court Decision

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed the Federal Court decision this morning dismissing a claim that the SA Local Government Act was discriminatory. The Kimba District Council had sought to use the council voting roll of ratepayers and residents to gauge opinion on the siting of a National Radioactive Waste. “Had the claim…

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Research funding boost to support Australian oyster industry

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased with the announcement by Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries Jonathon Duniam of a new investment of $756,428 to help to support research in developing Pacific Oysters resistant to the devastating Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS) virus.   This funding will support…

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Ramsey Secures Drought Funding for More Councils in Grey

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased to announce the Government will provide $1m drought funding to four more drought-affected councils in Grey.   This brings the Government’s total investment under the Drought Communities Program to $110 million.   “During the election campaign we made a commitment that a re-elected Morrison…

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Ramsey Retains Role as Government Whip

  The freshly re-elected Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he was delighted to receive a call from Prime Minister on the weekend asking him to continue as Government Whip. “Scott Morrison has earned enormous authority on the back of winning a third term and I am pleased to continue to contribute to the team…

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Ramsey Thanks Grey Voters for Their Confidence

  There has been a strong swing back to the sitting member in Grey where it seems Rowan Ramsey will be elected on first preferences alone, which has been welcomed by Mr Ramsey.   “I would like to thank all of those who chose return me and I am extremely pleased the Morrison Government has…

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COALITION INVESTS IN AUGUSTA HIGHWAY DUPLICATION

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has announced an additional $64 million for the duplication of the Augusta Highway between Port Wakefield through to Port Augusta. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the additional funding will improve safety and address pinch points along one of the nation’s…

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