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(ˈgræm pi ənz)
The, a range of low mountains in central Scotland, separating the Highlands from the Lowlands. Highest peak, Ben Nevis, 4406 ft. (1343 m). Also called Gram′pian Hills′.
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At our first practice Peter had started gaily in, rushing through the first line with no thought whatever of punctuation--" My name is Norval on the Grampian Hills."
Perkins, sarcastically, "your name might be Norval if you were never on the Grampian Hills.
The Andrews Labor Government has backed the Grampians wine industry with a $91,450 package to increase Australian and overseas markets, boost wine tourism and grow wine businesses in the region.
Visiting Montara Winery near Ararat, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Colin Brooks announced the funding, which will be sourced from the $1 million Wine Growth Fund (WGF) on a dollar-to-dollar co-contribution to support the Grampians distinct cool climate wine region.
Work has begun on Stage Two of the iconic Grampians Peaks Trail Project thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
Stage Two works will provide upgrades to 60kms of existing track on the Grampians Peaks Trail while planning, mapping and research is underway for approximately 84kms of new sections of the trail.
The Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and the Victorian Minister for Police and Emergency Services and Minister for Bushfire Response Kim Wells today announced concessional loans for small businesses and primary producers affected by the January 2014 Grampians bushfires.
Mr Wells said that concessional interest rate loans were being made available to eligible small businesses and primary producers in the local government areas of Ararat, Horsham, Northern Grampians and Southern Grampians.
The Victorian Coalition Government will provide $250,000 in funding to rebuild tourist assets damaged by the bushfires in the Grampians National Park.
Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith said the Grampians is a special and unique tourism destination and an asset to Victoria, which through funding will soon be restored.
The Victorian Coalition Government will provide $314,738 from Round Two of the $20 million Regional Partnerships Facilitation Fund (RPFF) to the Southern Grampians Co-operative Learning and Business Incubator.
The project, which is led by RMIT University, will also involve South West TAFE, Southern Grampians Shire and the Glenelg and Southern Grampians Local Learning and Employment Network.