LETTER TO THE EDITOR - AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL FLAG TURNS 110
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Dear Editor, Saturday 8 December 2018, marked the 110th anniversary of the current design of the Australian National Flag. On 8 December 1908, the Governor-General unveiled an updated flag to reflect and acknowledged the formation of territories in Australia. Australia’s first flag had a Commonwealth Star comprising six points to represent the six Australian states. … Continue reading LETTER TO THE EDITOR – AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL FLAG TURNS 110

SUPPORT FOR BARKER COMMUNITIES THROUGH LANDCARE
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SUPPORT FOR BARKER COMMUNITIES THROUGH LANDCARE

The Australian Government today announced that it will be delivering 195 projects to regional and local communities under its $450 million Regional Land Partnerships program. The Federal Member for Barker, Tony Pasin MP, said the announcement underlined the Government’s commitment to the region which will benefit from the important on-ground work that will be delivered under the program. … Continue reading SUPPORT FOR BARKER COMMUNITIES THROUGH LANDCARE

PASIN DELIVERS IMPROVED MOBILE COVERAGE FOR KYBYBOLITE
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Kybybolite is no longer a mobile black spot thanks to the Federal Coalition Government’s $220 million investment in improving mobile coverage. Federal Member for Barker, Tony Pasin and Telstra officially launched the Kybybolite tower today with a crowd of happy Kybybolite residents. This announcement delivers on Tony Pasin’s commitment to address the coverage issues identified … Continue reading PASIN DELIVERS IMPROVED MOBILE COVERAGE FOR KYBYBOLITE

BARKER BUSINESS WINS NATIONAL EXPORT AWARD
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Congratulations to Barossa winery Torbreck Vintners who last night won the Regional Exporter of the Year Award at the Australian Export Awards this week in Canberra. Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP said the Australian Export Awards celebrate the international success of local companies like Torbreck Vintners, recognising their export achievements and contribution to our … Continue reading BARKER BUSINESS WINS NATIONAL EXPORT AWARD

PASIN PRESENTS PETITION FOR RIVERLAND MRI TO FEDERAL MINISTER
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PASIN PRESENTS PETITION FOR RIVERLAND MRI TO FEDERAL MINISTER

Tony Pasin’s petition for a MRI licence in the Riverland has been delivered to the Federal Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, today in Parliament House. The petition aims to show the need for a MRI licence for the Riverland that would see Medicare subsidised MRI services available to Riverland residents without the … Continue reading PASIN PRESENTS PETITION FOR RIVERLAND MRI TO FEDERAL MINISTER

$100 MILLION TO SUPPORT TYPE 1 DIABETES PATIENTS
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The Morrison Government will expand free access to glucose monitoring devices for pregnant women, children and more adults with type 1 diabetes, saving people in Barker up to $7,000 a year. Member for Barker, Tony Pasin welcomed the $100 million announcement and said the investment gives certainty. “This additional funding over the next four years … Continue reading $100 MILLION TO SUPPORT TYPE 1 DIABETES PATIENTS

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR FARMERS AND INNOVATORS IN BARKER
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin is calling on local landholders and community groups to apply for round 2 of Smart Farms Small Grants. Mr Pasin said Landcare groups, NRM bodies, Indigenous organisations and community groups in Barker could apply for grants of between $5,000 and $200,000. “The Coalition Government is supporting farmers and community groups … Continue reading FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR FARMERS AND INNOVATORS IN BARKER

PASIN PRESENTS FLAG TO MILLICENT NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL
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PASIN PRESENTS FLAG TO MILLICENT NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL

Member for Barker, Tony Pasin has visited Millicent North Primary School to present our National Flags to the school. “Ensuring children have an understanding of the importance of civics and national symbols and institutions is an important part of their education,” Mr Pasin said. “As a Member of Parliament, one of the duties I undertake … Continue reading PASIN PRESENTS FLAG TO MILLICENT NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL

MORE FUNDING FOR DRUG AND ALCOHOL TREATMENT IN BARKER
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Drug and alcohol treatment services in Murray Bridge have been invited to apply for funding under a $20 million grant round from the Liberal National Government. Federal Member for Barker, Tony Pasin welcomed the announcement and said the Government was providing the one-off grant round to enable services in the region and other parts of … Continue reading MORE FUNDING FOR DRUG AND ALCOHOL TREATMENT IN BARKER