GOVERNMENT STEPS UP BIOSECURITY
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For the first time, an overseas visitor has been refused entry to Australia because of a serious biosecurity breach. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said a 45 year old woman had her visitor’s visa cancelled when she arrived at the Sydney International Airport because she failed to declare about 10kg of food concealed in her … Continue reading GOVERNMENT STEPS UP BIOSECURITY

AGSHOWS GRANT APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
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AGSHOWS GRANT APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Show societies in Barker are encouraged to apply for Australian Government Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants Program (AgShows) funding to upgrade, maintain, buy or build new showground infrastructure and attractions. Member for Barker, Tony Pasin said applications were now open for the $20 million AgShows program. “The government is delivering on an election commitment to … Continue reading AGSHOWS GRANT APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

GROWERS GAIN ACCESS TO WATER INFRASTRUCTURE REBATE
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GROWERS GAIN ACCESS TO WATER INFRASTRUCTURE REBATE

Growers with permanent plantings can now access the On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate. Member for Barker said the rebate will help ensure the viability of valuable trees and vines. “We know how important our tree and vine plantings are to communities in regions like the Barossa and it’s important that we protect these crops during … Continue reading GROWERS GAIN ACCESS TO WATER INFRASTRUCTURE REBATE