Grants to support Smart Farms

The YP Alkaline Soils Group Incorporated has been awarded $71,500 from the Federal Smart Farm Grants program for a project to lift knowledge of soils and the value of diversified cropping.   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is delighted the Coalition Government continues to invest into rural economies.   “The YP Alkaline…

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Bringing more students to regional Australia

The border’s tertiary education sector stands to benefit from the Government’s strategy to attract more students to study in regional Australia. Minister for Education Dan Tehan joined Member for Farrer Sussan Ley in Albury today to discuss the benefits for the local community from the $94 million Destination Australia grants program. Destination Australia will provide 4,720 scholarships…

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SolarReserve announcement disappointing

      Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is extremely disappointed SolarReserve had not met its contract committments to the State Government and the project planned for Port Augusta is unlikely to go ahead at this stage.   “I have been a strong supporter of SolarReserve,” Mr Ramsey said. “It’s ability to…

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Grants to support Smart Farms

    Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased three projects under the Smart Farm grants have been awarded funding on Eyre Peninsula.   “This Federal funding has been provided to help farmers adopt sustainable and innovative land and natural resource management practices,” he said.   “This funding was provided through Round…

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90 Second Speech Roads Funding

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (13:37): It’s with great anticipation that I am looking forward to the Treasurer delivering a balanced budget tonight—a surplus budget. I must say that we are already beginning to see the benefits of a well-managed economy in my electorate. Last week, we had the announcement of $150 million for major roadworks in…

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Three Whyalla organisations to receive volunteer grants

Three local organisations in Whyalla will benefit from Federal volunteer grants Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has announced.   Whyalla FM. Public Broadcasting Association will receive $3,835.98 for outdoor broadcasting equipment so they can broadcast from events like the Christmas Pageant, Unearthed Whyalla, NAIDOC week and others. South Whyalla Cricket Club are very pleased they…

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