DESTINATION AUSTRALIA PROGRAM OPENS
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP is encouraging regional university and VET providers in Barker to apply for the Morrison Government’s new Destination Australia program. The Morrison Government is offering $15,000 scholarships to over 4,000 students who study in regional areas through the new $94 million program. The scholarships will be available to domestic and … Continue reading DESTINATION AUSTRALIA PROGRAM OPENS

Community invited to Kroemer’s Crossing info sessions
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Community invited to Kroemer’s Crossing info sessions

Hon Stephan Knoll MP Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Local Government Member for Schubert Tony Pasin MP Federal Member for Barker Work to improve safety and access at Kroemer’s Crossing, near Tanunda, has taken another step forward, with the release of the proposed roundabout design and local information sessions scheduled in coming weeks. The much-anticipated … Continue reading Community invited to Kroemer’s Crossing info sessions

PASIN PUTS SPRING CART GULLY CROSSING ON AGENDA
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PASIN PUTS SPRING CART GULLY CROSSING ON AGENDA

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has used a visit by Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government, Hon. Mark Coulton MP, to highlight the potential for a river crossing at Spring Cart Gully. While the idea is not new, Mr Pasin said he wanted to use the opportunity raise it with the Federal Minister. … Continue reading PASIN PUTS SPRING CART GULLY CROSSING ON AGENDA

KAROONDA BENEFITS FROM DROUGHT SUPPORT FUNDING
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KAROONDA BENEFITS FROM DROUGHT SUPPORT FUNDING

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has today officially opened the new Karoonda Early Childhood Centre and Community Hub funded through the Morrison Government’s Drought Communities Program. The purpose built facility will be home to childcare service and provide additional space to cater for a range of community and social activities. The $550,000 piece of infrastructure … Continue reading KAROONDA BENEFITS FROM DROUGHT SUPPORT FUNDING

VALE DR. JIM FORBES
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It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of former Member for Barker, Dr. Jim Forbes. The Hon. Alexander James Forbes served as the Member for Barker between 1958 and 1975. Born in Hobart in 1923, Dr. Forbes was educated in Adelaide before attending the Royal Military College of Duntroon, graduating in … Continue reading VALE DR. JIM FORBES

PASIN WELCOMES INQUIRY INTO THE NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP has welcomed the announcement that the Parliament’s Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy is set to investigate the nuclear fuel cycle at the request of the Minister for Energy Minister Angus Taylor. While there is currently a moratorium on nuclear power generation in Australia, Mr Pasin said this … Continue reading PASIN WELCOMES INQUIRY INTO THE NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE

PASIN WELCOMES NEW MEASURES TO SECURE DOMESTIC GAS SUPPLIES
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PASIN WELCOMES NEW MEASURES TO SECURE DOMESTIC GAS SUPPLIES

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed a range of new measures to help secure gas supplies, put downward pressure on prices and encourage new investment. Mr Pasin said the Morrison Government has announced new measures to protect Australian industry and jobs. “I have been for a long time an outspoken advocate for establishing a … Continue reading PASIN WELCOMES NEW MEASURES TO SECURE DOMESTIC GAS SUPPLIES

DROUGHT SUPPORT FUNDING BERRI BARMERA COMMUNITIES
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DROUGHT SUPPORT FUNDING BERRI BARMERA COMMUNITIES

Member for Barker Tony Pasin announced today that the Berri Barmera Council has been approved for $1 million worth of projects to boost the economy, social and community needs through the Morrison Government’s Drought Communities Program. Community amenities upgrades will form part of the funding injection including air conditioning at the Barmera Soldiers Memorial Hall, … Continue reading DROUGHT SUPPORT FUNDING BERRI BARMERA COMMUNITIES

PASIN WELCOMES ACCC WATER INQUIRY
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PASIN WELCOMES ACCC WATER INQUIRY

Member for Barker, Tony Pasin has welcomed the release of the terms reference for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) inquiry into the Murray Darling Basin water market. The inquiry, which delivers on a Coalition Government election promise, will look at options to improve the transparency and efficiency of the water market. It will … Continue reading PASIN WELCOMES ACCC WATER INQUIRY