Cancer, Parkinson’s and Motor Neurone medicines made cheaper

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he welcomes the announcement that crucial new medical treatments for Cancer, Parkinson’s Disease and Motor Neurone are being listed on the Federal Government’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), saving patients in Grey up to $300,000 a year.   “We have all experienced the devastation cancer wreaks on…

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Ramsey Pledges Support for Port Augusta Wharf

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has pledged his strong support to help preserve the Port Augusta Wharf following the presentation of an engineer’s report to the council outlining the condition of the structure.   “The Port Augusta Wharf is an iconic and essential part of Port Augusta’s infrastructure and needs to be…

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Grant to celebrate Captain Harry Butler’s first Airmail Delivery

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has announced the Minlaton and District Progress Association has been successful in gaining a Federal Government grant of $19,000 to stage an airshow to celebrate the achievements of local hero Captain Harry Butler.   “Like many others I have been fascinated by the life and achievements of Captain Harry…

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Peterborough to Develop Branding Strategy

Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has announced the Peterborough Council has been successful in gaining a grant of $17,915 to develop a Branding Strategy from the Federal Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund.   “Tourism is becoming an increasingly important part of the long-term viability of our regional communities and we all have to…

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$3m for Willochra Home for the Aged in Crystal Brook.

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased to announce more support for older Australians following the announcement of a capital grant of $3m for Willochra Home for the Aged in Crystal Brook.   “This announcement is great news for Willochra Home which is an exemplary facility providing top class care for its…

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$37,500 for YOu RocK fEst

  Yorke Peninsula Council has been successful in gaining a $37,500 Federal Government grant for a music festival through the Building Better Regions Fund.   “The You RocK fEst will be a family-friendly and free festival, focussing on supporting and building the local music industry and raising awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues”, Federal…

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Remote and Isolated Children’s Exercise to Grow Governance Capability

  Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has announced the Remote and Isolated Children’s Exercise (RICE) has been successful in gaining a $19,890 grant from the Federal Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund to run a corporate governance course.   “Residents of our outback are by definition some of the toughest and most self-reliant in…

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Port Augusta to Stage a Green Power Festival

A Green Power Festival will be staged in Port Augusta after Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey announced last week that Port Augusta Business Incorporated grant application has been successful. The $19,999 grant from the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund will enable the city to hold a Green Power Festival that will draw a further…

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Pika Wiya to get Men’s Shed

Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has announced Pika Wiya Health Service is to get a “Men’s Shed” as a result of a $144,500 grant from the Federal Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund.   “The construction of this new facility will provide space and an environment for Pika Wiya to deliver a wide range…

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