Building Better Regions Fund boost for Grey

·         Fund supports key community projects in regional and remote communities ·         Two projects in Grey will receive a total of $1.72m under the fund’s Infrastructure Projects Stream   Infrastructure projects to be funded in Grey under the first round of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund were announced today.   Federal Member for…

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Ramsey welcomes sale of Arrium to GFC Alliance

  Ramsey welcomes sale of Arrium to GFG Alliance   Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey says the long awaited sale of Arrium to London based GFG Alliance, including the Whyalla steel works is fantastic news for Whyalla and the Australian steel industry.   “This is different news to what we had just two weeks…

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Fair Work

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (11:33): I want to focus particularly today on some propaganda that has been circulated in my electorate by the Australian Labor Party-by Senator Gallacher, in fact. Recently, people in the cities of the Spencer Gulf-Whyalla, Port Augusta and Port Pirie-received a DL in their mailboxes. There are a number of very…

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Ramsey PMB Adani

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (10:47): I move: That this House: (1) expresses its support of Adani’s decision to purchase $74 million worth of steel rail from Arrium’s Whyalla steel works; (2) recognises that the: (a) order will help sustain jobs in South Australia and particularly in Whyalla; (b) extra work comes at a vital time…

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Ramsey Pleased Preferred Bidder Selected

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is very excited a preferred bidder has been selected for the Arrium group of companies.   “This announcement brings us another step closer to a successful sale of Arrium and the Whyalla assets. It certainty provides a reason for Whyalla residents, workers and business owners to be…

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CID Solar Thermal Port Augusta

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (18:37): I trust that the member for Herbert will get a map and find out where the Snowy Mountains are. South Australia, Minister, is the epicentre of the energy crisis facing Australia, and it is a cheap and adequate example to the rest of Australia on what not to do with…

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Statoil Announcement

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (13:56): Last October, like many South Australians and my constituents, I was disappointed when BP announced that they were pulling out of their drive to drill wells in the Great Australian Bight. Their 30 per cent partner, Statoil, announced last week that they would be taking over two of those leases.…

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Criminal Code Amendment Protecting Minors Online

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (18:48): There can never be too much that we can do to protect our children, and the Criminal Code Amendment (Protecting Minors Online) Bill 2017 will add another layer to laws aimed at protecting children under the age of 16 from online predators. Carly’s Law, a law that has evolved out…

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