Question to Min Frydenberg Energy

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (15:05): My question is to the Minister for the Environment and Energy. He would be well aware that my electorate of Grey bore the brunt of last September’s power outages in South Australia-Port Lincoln was out for three days; some places for four days-and how the doubling of electricity prices is…

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Taxation and Superannuation Amendment

Mr RAMSEY (Grey–Government Whip) (17:31): I rise to speak on this bill to amend the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and Taxation Administration Act 1953. Largely, changes to these acts are noncontentious. I thank the previous speaker for his support even though I must admit I was a little bemused when he congratulated the member…

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RAMSEY WELCOMES FEDERAL ANNOUNCEMENT BACKING LARGE-SCALE ENERGY STORAGE

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the Federal Government’s announcement of support for large-scale storage through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will be extremely timely in encouraging investment in energy storage in Grey.   “With several serious investors looking into possibilities of building solar thermal plans…

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Building Better Regions INformation Sessions

Building Better Regions Fund information sessions to be held in Grey Information sessions are being run in Port Lincoln and Port Augusta to assist organisations in applying for Building Better Regions Funding. The Building Better Regions Fund provides specific funding for investment ready projects in regional, rural and remote Australia. Funding will be available across…

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Building Better Regions in Grey

Friday, January 13, 2017     Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey is encouraging locals from across the electorate to consider lodging an application for a Building Better Regions Fund grant.   The new $297 million fund, which opens on Wednesday, January 18, replaces the National Stronger Regions Fund and will deliver infrastructure projects and…

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Rail upgrade creating jobs for Port Augusta

  Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the Federal Government investment in the Adelaide-Tarcoola rail upgrade is having a positive spin-off for the Spencer Gulf city of Port Augusta.   Mr Ramsey said 38 staff members had already been directly employed by Australian Rail Track Corporation to support rail welding at its Port Augusta…

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