MOUNT GAMBIER FRINGE FUNDING WIN
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP has welcomed $15,000 funding for the Mount Gambier Fringe project, Experience Fringe. Experience Fridge is an interactive community event involving three regional artists across three different art forms, engaging audiences in large scale arts experiences. Mr Pasin said this is one of 20 regional arts projects across the country … Continue reading MOUNT GAMBIER FRINGE FUNDING WIN

LETTER TO THE EDITOR - BLAZE AID IN KEILIRA
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Dear Editor, Blaze Aid is setting up camp in Kingston SE this weekend ready to start work at the Keilira fire ground on Tuesday 28 January. Blaze Aid is a volunteer-based organisation that works across rural and regional Australia after natural disasters such as fires and floods. Working alongside property owners, Blaze Aid volunteers help to … Continue reading LETTER TO THE EDITOR – BLAZE AID IN KEILIRA

LETTER TO THE EDITOR - AUSTRALIA DAY 2020
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Dear Editor, Every year on January 26 Australians around the nation and those living around the world reflect on what it means to be Australian. For me Australia Day is a reminder of the tremendous freedoms we enjoy and of how lucky we are to live in the greatest Country in the world. Every Australian, … Continue reading LETTER TO THE EDITOR – AUSTRALIA DAY 2020

BUSHFIRE EMERGENCY SUPPORT FOR KEILIRA
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BUSHFIRE EMERGENCY SUPPORT FOR KEILIRA

Primary Producers and businesses who have suffered the affects from the recent bushfire in Keilira will be able to apply for the Federal Government’s emergency bushfire funding. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the government was providing grants up to $75,000 for primary producers and up to $10,000 for businesses to help recover from fires. … Continue reading BUSHFIRE EMERGENCY SUPPORT FOR KEILIRA

Letter to the Editor - KEILIRA BUSHFIRE
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I write to acknowledge the brave efforts of the firefighters who attend the Keilira fire whose selfless efforts contained and ultimately extinguished a bushfire that had the potential to be so much worse. I like all members of our Limestone Coast community am so relieved that this significant fire was managed in a way that … Continue reading Letter to the Editor – KEILIRA BUSHFIRE

EXTENSION OF AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRES
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EXTENSION OF AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRES

The Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment and Disaster Recovery Allowance have been activated in the local government area of Kingston in South Australia. Payments of $1000 per eligible adult and $400 per eligible child, as well as income allowance payments are now available to those affected by the fire in Keilira. Assistance is being provided … Continue reading EXTENSION OF AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRES

RELIEF FOR GROWERS IN THE RIVERLAND THIS SUMMER
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RELIEF FOR GROWERS IN THE RIVERLAND THIS SUMMER

Growers in the Riverland will receive more support to resolve labour shortages with the signing of a new Horticulture Industry Labour Agreement. The new agreement means horticulture growers will have access to a skilled and semi-skilled workforce to help deliver the high quality fruit and vegetables enjoyed by Australians and the world. Member for Barker, … Continue reading RELIEF FOR GROWERS IN THE RIVERLAND THIS SUMMER

MANDATORY DAIRY CODE OF CONDUCT TO HELP DAIRY FARMERS GET A FAIR PRICE
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MANDATORY DAIRY CODE OF CONDUCT TO HELP DAIRY FARMERS GET A FAIR PRICE

Australian dairy farmers now have a tough and fair Dairy Code of Conduct, which will help them negotiate a fair price for their product, and will take effect from 1 January 2020. Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP was joined by Minister for Agriculture Senator Bridget McKenzie today in Mount Gambier to discuss the code at … Continue reading MANDATORY DAIRY CODE OF CONDUCT TO HELP DAIRY FARMERS GET A FAIR PRICE

Letter to the Editor - 2019 Christmas Message
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Letter to the Editor - 2019 Christmas Message

Dear Editor, As the year comes to a close and we gear up for Christmas I’d like to take the opportunity to wish all your readers a very merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous New Year. Christmas is a time when we celebrate the birth of Christ and his message of peace and goodwill. … Continue reading Letter to the Editor – 2019 Christmas Message