STUDY HUB OPENS FOR MURRAYLANDS STUDENTS
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STUDY HUB OPENS FOR MURRAYLANDS STUDENTS

Students in the Murray River region will be able to study while still living and working in their community by using a new Regional Study Hub that opens today. The Morrison Government has provided more than $600,000 through the Regional Study Hubs Program and a further $270,400 through the Building Better Regions Fund for the … Continue reading STUDY HUB OPENS FOR MURRAYLANDS STUDENTS

FUNDING TO HELP LIMESTONE COAST RESIDENTS WITH DISABILITY REALISE THEIR EMPLOYMENT GOALS
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The Morrison Government, through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), is investing $19.6 million to fund innovative projects that will provide greater opportunity for people with disability to participate in work. Grants under the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) program are aimed at building connections between people with disability and the communities they live … Continue reading FUNDING TO HELP LIMESTONE COAST RESIDENTS WITH DISABILITY REALISE THEIR EMPLOYMENT GOALS

PASIN CALLS ON MARSHALL GOVERNMENT TO HONOUR ELECTION COMMITMENTS
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Tony Pasin is calling on the Marshall Liberal Government to immediately reinstate the 110km per hour speed limit on eight regional roads as per their election commitment. “Five of the eight regional roads are in Barker and it’s certainly a hot topic of conversation as I speak to my constituents. The previous Labor Government’s decision … Continue reading PASIN CALLS ON MARSHALL GOVERNMENT TO HONOUR ELECTION COMMITMENTS

COALITION MOVES TO ESTABLISH INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF MURRAY DARLING BASIN WATER RESOURCES
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COALITION MOVES TO ESTABLISH INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF MURRAY DARLING BASIN WATER RESOURCES

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed plans to establish an Inspector-General of Murray-Darling Basin Water Resources. The Inspector-General will be an independent umpire that will provide transparency, accountability and assurance to communities on the Basin Plan and its delivery. “The establishment of an Inspector General will bring confidence and assurance to the communities and … Continue reading COALITION MOVES TO ESTABLISH INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF MURRAY DARLING BASIN WATER RESOURCES

COALITION DELIVERS ELECTION PROMISE AS FUTURE DROUGHT FUND BECOMES REALITY
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Aussie Farmers stand to benefit from projects funded by the Coalition’s Future Drought Fund, which passed the Parliament on Tuesday. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the Coalition had delivered on its election promise. “The Future Drought Fund will deliver $100 million in investment into drought preparedness and resilience projects every year, starting next July,” … Continue reading COALITION DELIVERS ELECTION PROMISE AS FUTURE DROUGHT FUND BECOMES REALITY

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR LOCAL SCHOOL FUNDING PROGRAM
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin has invited local schools to share in $200,000 of new funding under the Morrison Government’s $30.2 million Local Schools Community Fund. Mr Pasin says money is available for local schools to fund projects that benefit students and the school community. “All schools in Barker will be eligible to apply for … Continue reading APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR LOCAL SCHOOL FUNDING PROGRAM

TENDER RELEASED FOR PENOLA NORTHERN BYPASS CONSTRUCTION
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TENDER RELEASED FOR PENOLA NORTHERN BYPASS CONSTRUCTION

A tender will be released today for the construction of the Penola Northern Bypass, with the contract expected to be awarded in late 2019. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government was pleased to be supporting this vital project and that the … Continue reading TENDER RELEASED FOR PENOLA NORTHERN BYPASS CONSTRUCTION

BOOST TO BAROSSA CHARITIES THANKS TO NEW RECYCLING CENTRE
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BOOST TO BAROSSA CHARITIES THANKS TO NEW RECYCLING CENTRE

Charities in the Barossa region have received a helping hand to perform their good works, following the completion of the new Barossa Community Helpers Charitable Recycling Centre. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin, who attended the centre’s opening in Nuriootpa today, said the centre would recycle goods from businesses and community members in the region. … Continue reading BOOST TO BAROSSA CHARITIES THANKS TO NEW RECYCLING CENTRE

CUTS TO DEEMING RATES A CASH BOOST FOR MORE THAN 1 MILLION AUSTRALIANS
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More than 7,600 people in Barker will benefit from a multimillion boost across the next four years following the Morrison Government’s decision to cut deeming rates. The changes would benefit about 628,000 age pensioners and more than 455,000 people receiving other payments nationwide. The decision will take effect from September in line with the regular … Continue reading CUTS TO DEEMING RATES A CASH BOOST FOR MORE THAN 1 MILLION AUSTRALIANS