Kimberley-Clark
in In Parliament

It could cost as much as $35 billion to buy international credits. That’s money leaving Australia, going to overseas countries and funding their schools, their hospitals—the kinds of services that, quite frankly, Australians deserve and need. My challenge is to the member for Port Adelaide. I want to know what he’s got against the workers … Continue reading Kimberley-Clark

Climate Obligations
in In Parliament

Mr PASIN (Barker) (15:57):  I think I’ve heard it all now. The member for Bass, if I heard him correctly, said Tasmania will decarbonise the world. Message to the member for Bass: Australia produces roughly 1.2 per cent of global emissions. If we were to reduce that to zero, per se, China on a per … Continue reading Climate Obligations

Governments Economic Achievements
in In Parliament

Mr PASIN (Barker) (13:50):  As we wrap up this sitting period, I want to use this opportunity to reflect on the government’s economic achievements in the lead-up to budget week in April. We came to government with a plan for a stronger economy and that plan is delivering. It’s delivering for my constituents in Barker. … Continue reading Governments Economic Achievements

Interconnector & Fur Seals
in In Parliament

Mr PASIN (Barker) (10:20):  I rise to speak about two geographically linked environmental needs in the iconic Lower Lakes and Coorong. Having an interconnector between Lake Albert and the Coorong is something that has been explored and discussed for a very long time. This is because the connection between the neighbouring larger lake, Lake Alexandrina, … Continue reading Interconnector & Fur Seals

MRI Licence
in In Parliament

I am grateful to the three mayors within the community, the community generally and members of the Health Advisory Council, who have all worked collaboratively with me to make the case for these licences. I had a lady on the phone to me who pointed out the inequity. Her sister was required to undergo an … Continue reading MRI Licence

Riverland - MRI licence
in In Parliament

In addition to the other work that I have been doing in this place, I have been running a campaign to deliver an MRI licence to the Riverland in my electorate of Barker. For those who don’t know, the Riverland is situated, obviously, on the River Murray, but, importantly, it is some 250 kilometres from … Continue reading Riverland – MRI licence

Mobile Phone Black Spot Program
in In Parliament

Mr Deputy Speaker Llew O’Brien, I, like you, spend a lot of time listening to constituents and, overwhelmingly, the same topics come up again and again and again. One of those topics for those of us who represent rural, regional and remote Australians is the need for better mobile telecommunications—or, more to the point, the … Continue reading Mobile Phone Black Spot Program

Murray Bridge
in In Parliament

Mr PASIN (Barker) (18:40):  As this, the 45th Parliament, draws to an end, I thought I’d take this opportunity to update the House and, in particular, my constituency on some of the projects I am seeking to deliver. Murray Bridge is one of the largest centres in my electorate of Barker and it is known … Continue reading Murray Bridge

Coonawarra
in In Parliament

Mr PASIN (Barker) (18:40):  As this, the 45th Parliament, draws to an end, I thought I’d take this opportunity to update the House and, in particular, my constituency on some of the projects I am seeking to deliver. The Coonawarra would be known to many in this place for its great wine, but it is … Continue reading Coonawarra