The Barker Electorate

The Division of Barker is an Australian Electoral Division in the south-east of South Australia. The division was established on 2 October 1903, when South Australia’s original single multi-member division was split into seven single-member divisions.

It is named for Collet Barker, an early explorer of the region at the mouth of the Murray River. The 63,886 km² seat currently stretches from Morgan in the north to Port MacDonnell in the south, taking in the Murray Mallee, the Riverland, the Murraylands and most of the Barossa Valley,

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En route from the Riverland Field Days at Barmera to the Pedal Prix at Murray Bridge - popped into the Sedan Hotel for a quick counter meal, if you’re ever travelling through do yourself a favour and pop in for a feed - a really awesome country pub. ... See MoreSee Less

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En route from the Riverland Field Days at Barmera to the Pedal Prix at Murray Bridge - popped into the Sedan Hotel for a quick counter meal, if you’re ever travelling through do yourself a favour and pop in for a feed - a really awesome country pub.

 

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LOVE THE SEDAN PUB... ;) (y)

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The new Riverland Events Centre is now officially open! Through the Building Better Regions Fund, the Federal Government has helped make this project a reality with over $400,000 funding. Congratulations and well done to the Riverland Field Days committee and volunteer team in seeing this project completed. It will be of huge benefit to the community. ... See MoreSee Less

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The new Riverland Events Centre is now officially open! Through the Building Better Regions Fund, the Federal Government has helped make this project a reality with over $400,000 funding. Congratulations and well done to the Riverland Field Days committee and volunteer team in seeing this project completed. It will be of huge benefit to the community.

 

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Well done Tony in supporting our district

Thanks to action being taken by our Government, longer and higher loads of hay and fodder will now be allowed to travel on state and national-controlled roads. It's a practical measure to assist those helping to ease the burden in drought affected areas. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks to action being taken by our Government, longer and higher loads of hay and fodder will now be allowed to travel on state and national-controlled roads. Its a practical measure to assist those helping to ease the burden in drought affected areas.

 

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Liberal not for me

What about the poor guy in Qld who was fines $10k for being 3" overwidth each side (or similar)

About time , some help for farmers and truck drivers instead of kicking them in the groin constantly !

The hole hay drought truck thing has been a chance for revenue raising, if you were pulled over transport police would get you for something

Wonderful news that Coles and Woolies have announced they will offer a milk range delivering 10 cents a litre directly back to farmers. Now it’s up to consumers to show they want a #fairgoforfarmers by buying this milk. ... See MoreSee Less

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Why can’t there be full transparency on how much each process/ processor makes from farm gate to checkout so everyone knows who’s making the most money. As a farmer I know some of the costs associated with sheep prices and someone’s making up towards 100% profit on what they do for minimum effort. If each farmer received half of what’s charged at the checkout then things would be totally different and a lot of their financial problems wouldn’t exist. If I as a farmer received even a third of what’s charged at the checkout then I wouldn’t have to work a full time job off farm. Kym Frahn Farmer Mannum

I am not changing back to coles or Woolworths milk. Why is this elected person advertising for the big coles and Woolworths. Has he no idea that coles and Woolworths are the problem. We should all turn our backs on this monopoly. Tony why aren't you sitting down with the small producers to tell them the restrictions that will be put to the big end of business as their profits are greater.

Maybe the farmers would be in a better position if Coles and Woolies paid them fairly from the outset. Instead of using their duopoly to squeeze suppliers as much as possible. Shame it takes a marketing strategy to get them thinking about our country

SO we all trust the supermarkets to pass this on to the farmers ! Why can't they pass on some of their massive profits , rather than make my shopping cost more ?

Could I ask you if you know if can find out the break down of the $1 on who gets what amount it would be helpful as it always seems to be the people foot the extra

yes but will they pay the farmers a fair price for milk in general

Why is the 10c a litre only on 3 litre bottles, why not all of the home brand milk?

What about the $6.5 billion in Farm Deposit accounts the Famers have in the Banks for a rainy day and tax minimization. Should some of this be used Tony . Can send you a link to this info if you don't have it ?

I only ever buy farmers direct milk

For shore support our agriculture farming support our famers

Bet the farmers don't see a red cent of it

Coles and Woolies are worried believe it or not that perhaps a lot of Dairy farmers might go broke . What is a real problem is that a lot of Australians like ourselves are shareholders in these companies that always demand good returns on their dividends at the espense of the farmer. There is such small margins as it is. What will happen if Coles and Woollies send all the farmers broke. Where are they going to get their food from. It is just disgacefull that every body in this country expects cheap food at the expense of the farmers lively hood. Years ago a lot of people grew their own food and it was time consuming and hard work as well as self sufficient. We all now live expecting every thing to be just available any day any hour and cheap. It is just a shame that we all just should think about any farmer at the mercy of low prices for their food.

Why are Woolies and Coles making out they are so benevolent, when it was Coles and Woolworths that ripped them off in the first place. You won't find me in a Coles or Woolworths!

Bad, bad! It's their discount milk that are sending our dairy farmers to the wall in the first place! Tony, this is not a good thing to advocate. Tell your constituency to buy branded milk to help our farmers. This video is ill advised and you should remove it, it makes you look so out of touch!

So the public pay and Coles and Woolworths get the kudos. Sincerity with offer would have been supermarkets selling milk to public for 90cents and supermarkets donating 10 cents from their $1.00 a litre milk.

well thats great Tony but will there be any taxes on this money like others?

How exactly does it get back to the farmers?

It’s only on their home brand milk, that they pay buggerall for. This will only put further pressure on the other milk companies and increase Coles and Woolies own market share. Cynical much?

Anthony

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Support our Strawberry Farmers! We need to make sure that we as a Nation get behind our farmers, continue to buy Australian produce – cut them up not cut them out. 🍓 ... See MoreSee Less

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You cut your steak before you eat it just cut up strawberries. Don’t stop buying them.

Small minded. This is one of the fruit products that is hard to move to an overseas country under the lema declaration. Shouldn't you be thinking about all of our produce.

As long as we can still buy them, some places won’t sell them.

Many metal detectors needed big ones as fruit leaves the farm and when it reaches destination, isn’t that the way to go?

Use an egg slicer to cut up you strawbs

I do eat slot of strawberries &l hope they catch The Pricks who are doing this gross act support our farmers

I always slice up strawberries before eating

I love them.

#nodumpjustcut 🍓

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I informed the House of Representatives today about the Kalangadoo netball clubs impressive history. Kalangadoo Football and Netball Club ... See MoreSee Less

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How is this anything to do with politics. Can't main stream media cover this. How about looking into the lima declaration and start earning your money.

Well done Tony Pasin MP

It would be wonderful if Mr Tony Pasin MP and the Liberal party honored the Kalangadoo Football and Netball Club by assisting with some grant funding to help update the team's facilities :)

Great to see our great club recognized! Now how bout you throw some funding out way please

How many GFs have you contributed to Narelle Ryan??

Wow - real national importance eh? NOT!

Hahaha hahaha haha.....

Katie Croser don't know if you have seen this, well done to all concerned

Simone Badenoch

Sue Rogers

Sam Fox

Brianna Devine

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I'm wearing a green ribbon today to show my support for Mitochondrial disease awareness week this week. Mito is a genetic disease that robs the body's cells of energy, causing multiple organ dysfunction or failure. One in 200 Australians carry the genetic mutations and one in 5,000 will develop a life-threatening form of the disease. #mitoawarenessweek ... See MoreSee Less

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Im wearing a green ribbon today to show my support for Mitochondrial disease awareness week this week. Mito is a genetic disease that robs the bodys cells of energy, causing multiple organ dysfunction or failure. One in 200 Australians carry the genetic mutations and one in 5,000 will develop a life-threatening form of the disease. #mitoawarenessweek

 

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Fantastic support......thank you deeply from a family who have already lost one child and losing a second from this dreadful illness

I asked the Minister in Question Time today about what the Government is doing to lower power prices and what this means for our senior Australians. ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

 

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I dont know what happened to the speaker of the house. Labor & greens where so rude, acting like a mob of kindergarten kids, missed half of the energy ministers reply & not one interjection by the speaker, some tools in the shed are not very sharp!

What about gas prices?

Well. If the state liberal party didn't privatise the industry after they promised pre election not to, then they wouldn't now be needing that big stick, would they!

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Congratulations to grand final winners on the weekend!
Robe became 2018 Mid South Eastern Football League A Grade Premiers when they defeated Mt Burr. Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara Footy League KNTFLsaw Mundulla take the A Grade footy Premiership while Lucindale took out the top prize in netball KNTNA Results. Mid South East Netball Association A Grade winners - Kalangadoo defeated Tantanoola 52 - 44. This is Kalangadoo's 25th grand final appearance in a row and 7th consecutive premiership! Thanks to the team at Border Watch Mount Gambier for the photo.
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Congratulations to grand final winners on the weekend!
Robe became 2018 Mid South Eastern Football League A Grade Premiers when they defeated Mt Burr. Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara Footy League KNTFLsaw Mundulla take the A Grade footy Premiership while Lucindale took out the top prize in netball KNTNA Results. Mid South East Netball Association A Grade winners - Kalangadoo defeated Tantanoola 52 - 44. This is Kalangadoos 25th grand final appearance in a row and 7th consecutive premiership! Thanks to the team at Border Watch Mount Gambier for the photo.

 

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Hobitz Netball Club won the MGNA A Grade, 15u and 13u

Go Kalangadoo!

Helping out in the BBQ shed today at the footy in Murray Bridge. I think it was the warmest spot to watch the game. Well done to Imperial Football Club on their win! ... See MoreSee Less

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Helping out in the BBQ shed today at the footy in Murray Bridge. I think it was the warmest spot to watch the game. Well done to Imperial Football Club on their win!