FUNDING TAKES FLIGHT FOR REMOTE AIRSTRIP UPGRADES

Communities in remote and very remote South Australia will benefit from better air services thanks to the Australian Government’s latest round of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program with nine airstrips in Grey to receive funding. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the upgrades will help local communities maintain access to essential goods and services.…

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Vital Roads on YP to Receive Safety Upgrades

Funding to upgrade more than 400 kilometres of roads across Grey including 60 kilometres on the Yorke Highway between Arthurton and Minlaton will have a huge impact on road traffic and safety. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said receiving advice the Yorke Highway will be re-shouldered and levelled right through to Minlaton was great…

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Saluting Their Service Grants For Organisations in Grey

Seven organisations in Grey have been successful under the latest round of the Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program. The program is an Australian Government initiative which honours the service and sacrifice of Australia’s service men and women in wars, conflicts and peace operations Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said these organisations can…

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An extra $275m for Hydrogen Hubs

The prospect of establishing a Hydrogen Hub on Eyre Peninsula, most likely at Whyalla, has greatly improved following the Prime Minister’s latest announcement of an extra $275m to expand the Hydrogen Hub program. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has welcomed the commitment and said, “the response from the States to the Federal Government’s earlier…

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Improved digital connectivity for Grey

People living and working in Wudinna can look forward to faster NBN, moving from SkyMuster satellite to Fibre To The Premises through the Regional Connectivity Program. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he had been concerned since the initial NBN rollout that Wudinna as a major service centre should have an upgraded service and…

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LOWERING ENERGY COSTS FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS IN GREY

Community groups across Grey will be supported by a new Government program to lower energy costs, support local jobs and help reduce global emissions. The Powering Communities Program will fund up to 12 projects worth a total of $67,700 in each electorate. Grants of between $5,000 and $12,000 will be available to eligible community organisations,…

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Appropriations

Mr RAMSEY (Grey—Government Whip) (12:39): The seat of Grey was formed in 1903 and, despite the fact that I am only the third Liberal to represent that seat, this is the 28th year that it will have been in Liberal hands and I’m proud of that outcome. As such, it is considered a safe seat, even…

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