WHYALLA TRANSFORMATION PLAN GREAT NEWS

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased with GFG Alliance’s (GFG) announcement of its final concept plan to transform the Whyalla Steelworks in South Australia.   “I continue to be very confident the Federal Government is doing what is required to bring about this new investment phase,” he said.  …

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Strategic Plan for National Highway

   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased the Federal Transport Darrin Chester has announced plans for a long-term commitment to up-grade the Princes Highway.   “Some may not realise,” Mr Ramsey said “but the Princes Highway runs from Sydney to Port Augusta, even though on this end we are more familiar…

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New funding available to create safer local roads

Almost $100 million is available under the Australian Government’s Round Six of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey encouraged local councils to work with local residents and industry stakeholder to identify and priorities upgrade projects and submit an application. “This is a great initiative with a long…

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Alternative Learning Centre

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased up to 70 students at the Coober Pedy Area School will be supported to complete their studies through a new Alternative Learning Program jointly funded by the Coalition Government’s and South Australian Government Indigenous Advancement Strategy.   “This is a great initiative and will…

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Wilmington Oval Management Committee

  The Wilmington Oval Management Committee will be able to erect a verandah and replace worn and damaged carpet with funding of $9,600 through the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program (SCP). Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very pleased the committee has received funding to improve facilities at the oval. “This facility…

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90 Sec Steel Order for Liberty OneSteel

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:46): As Christmas nears, it gives me great joy to be delivering good tidings to Whyalla. In fact, we have announced a 14,000-tonne rail order for the Inland Rail, for Parkes to Narromine-something I am sure you’re very pleased about, Mr Deputy Speaker Coulton. The order will be worth around $20…

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MPI NBN

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (15:52): When the coalition was elected to parliament in 2013 there were no premises in my electorate of Grey connected to the NBN. Work had started in Port Augusta, but it had ceased because the contractor had withdrawn from the contract. In fact, they’d gone broke. It was the same in…

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