ACKNOWLEDGING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMISTICE
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ACKNOWLEDGING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMISTICE

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has commended the Tanunda RSL Sub-Branch on receiving Federal Government funding to develop a project to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of the First World War. Mr Pasin said the RSL had received $2,634 under the Armistice Centenary Grants Program to create frame and display war medals and … Continue reading ACKNOWLEDGING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMISTICE

Pasin welcomes zero tariff trade deal with Hong Kong
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Pasin welcomes zero tariff trade deal with Hong Kong

Member for Barker, Tony Pasin has today welcomed the news that negotiations have concluded on the Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with zero tariffs to be locked in for Australian agricultural exports to Hong Kong. “This is fantastic news for our farmers in Barker,” said Mr Pasin. Top Aussie exports to Hong Kong include … Continue reading Pasin welcomes zero tariff trade deal with Hong Kong

NEW RYDER-CHESHIRE HOME TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENT LIVING
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NEW RYDER-CHESHIRE HOME TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENT LIVING

Families and people with disabilities in Mount Gambier will now have more support and security following the opening of the Ryder-Cheshire Foundation’s new home. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin who attended today’s opening said the assisted accommodation home will cater for up to five adults at a time. “This new home will provide care … Continue reading NEW RYDER-CHESHIRE HOME TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENT LIVING

POWER PRICES COMING DOWN UNDER COALITION GOVERNMENT
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin has today welcomed AGL’s move to lower power prices for customers on standing offers by introducing a safety net. Current standing offer prices are a ‘loyalty tax’ on those Australian families and small businesses who have stayed with their energy company or don’t have time to shop around for a … Continue reading POWER PRICES COMING DOWN UNDER COALITION GOVERNMENT

$2 BILLION FUND TO TRANSFORM SMALL BUSINESS ACCESS TO FUNDING IN BARKER
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$2 BILLION FUND TO TRANSFORM SMALL BUSINESS ACCESS TO FUNDING IN BARKER

Small businesses in Barker will benefit from the Coalition Government’s introduction of a $2 billion Australian Business Securitisation Fund. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said many small business owners find it difficult to obtain finance unless they put up their family home as collateral. “Even when small businesses can access finance, funding costs are higher … Continue reading $2 BILLION FUND TO TRANSFORM SMALL BUSINESS ACCESS TO FUNDING IN BARKER

LETTER TO THE EDITOR - MURRAY MALLEE COMMUNITY PASSENGER NETWORK
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Dear Editor, At the Tailem Bend Community meeting I facilitated in early August, concerns were raised about a determination of the Coorong District Council to dissolve the Murray Mallee Community Transport Scheme, ceasing their administration and transitioning the scheme to a new provider, essentially putting the continuation of the service in limbo. This is an … Continue reading LETTER TO THE EDITOR – MURRAY MALLEE COMMUNITY PASSENGER NETWORK

LETTER TO THE EDITOR - NATIONAL AG DAY
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Dear Editor, National Ag Day, celebrated this year on Wednesday 21 November, is a chance to thank our farmers. Our farmers help feed us, cloth us and create jobs across the supply chain. In fact, agriculture employs 1.6 million people across the supply chain around the nation. Within Barker, Agriculture is by far our largest … Continue reading LETTER TO THE EDITOR – NATIONAL AG DAY

SUPPORTING OUR VETERANS AND COMMUNITY IN WAIKERIE
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SUPPORTING OUR VETERANS AND COMMUNITY IN WAIKERIE

The Waikerie community will benefit from $35,216 in Australian Government grant funding that will help the Men’s Shed to purchase equipment and fund outings. “I congratulate the Waikerie Men’s Shed for receiving this grant through the Australian Government’s Veteran and Community Grants program,” Tony Pasin said. “The Waikerie Men’s Shed has a well-deserved reputation in … Continue reading SUPPORTING OUR VETERANS AND COMMUNITY IN WAIKERIE

PASIN SECURES FUNDING FOR WAIKERIE YOUTH HUB
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PASIN SECURES FUNDING FOR WAIKERIE YOUTH HUB

Member for Barker, Tony Pasin has secured $15,000 for the Waikerie Youth Hub thanks to the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme. The funding will replace an old leaking air-conditioning system with a new ducted reverse cycle system. It will also contribute to roof and ceiling repairs and the purchase of a new stove top. “I … Continue reading PASIN SECURES FUNDING FOR WAIKERIE YOUTH HUB