Murray Darling Basin Plan at risk
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The importance of the Murray Darling Basin Plan being implemented in full and on time to ensure the health of the river system, particularly in South Australia cannot be under-estimated. As the Member for Barker I represent river communities from the New South Wales border right through to the lower lakes. As such, no one … Continue reading Murray Darling Basin Plan at risk

Ground-breaking flu vaccines to protect seniors in Barker
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The Coalition Government will provide two new ground-breaking flu vaccines to over 3 million Australians aged 65 years and over – free of charge. These new vaccines will help provide stronger protection for over 65s in Barker. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the vaccines have been fast-tracked to ensure lives are saved and that … Continue reading Ground-breaking flu vaccines to protect seniors in Barker

Pasin welcomes news of SA drug bust, getting ICE off our streets
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed the news this week of a major methamphetamine bust in Adelaide. Law enforcement authorities, led by the AFP, have prevented more than 300 kilograms of ice from hitting the streets in South Australia, which had the potential to impact regional communities. Mr Pasin said the Federal Coalition Government … Continue reading Pasin welcomes news of SA drug bust, getting ICE off our streets

Peru Australia FTA slashes over 99% of Agriculture Export Tariffs
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Peru Australia FTA slashes over 99% of Agriculture Export Tariffs

  The Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA) was signed this week 4 per cent of tariffs that Australians exporters face into Peru will be eliminated It will deliver historic export opportunities for Australia’s key agricultural industries  Farmers across Barker in the dairy, grains, red meat, wine and horticulture sectors will have their tariffs to Peru … Continue reading Peru Australia FTA slashes over 99% of Agriculture Export Tariffs

Pasin secures funding to build stronger communities
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Pasin secures funding to build stronger communities

Member for Barker, Tony Pasin has secured $13,636 for the East Gambier Sportsman Club thanks to the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme. The funding will help the club save and use rainwater, lowering their water costs by becoming more self-sufficient. The club will use the funding to install rainwater tanks, run new storm water pipes, … Continue reading Pasin secures funding to build stronger communities

Federal Funding to Upgrade South East Roads
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Federal Funding to Upgrade South East Roads

The South East community is set to benefit from the Australian Government’s investment in local roads, with a number of projects currently being undertaken by councils with funding through the Federal Government’s Roads to Recovery program. $398,708 of Federal Government funding for upgrading Mingbool Road (total cost $800,000) The upgrades which will see the road … Continue reading Federal Funding to Upgrade South East Roads

Quad strain Meningococcal vaccine to be added to the National immunisation program
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To help protect our youngest Australians from the devastating consequences of meningococcal, a quad-strain vaccine will be added to the National Immunisation Program (NIP). The new vaccine (Nimenrix) covers against A, C, W and Y strains (MenACWY) and will be added to the NIP ahead of the next peak meningococcal season which, based on previous … Continue reading Quad strain Meningococcal vaccine to be added to the National immunisation program

15 hours of preschool a week for Barker Children
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More than 1,985 children across Barker will benefit from a $400 million preschool funding announced by the Coalition Government. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said $2.5 million for local preschoolers would ensure they had access to 15 hours a week of quality early learning in the year before they started school. “The Coalition Government wants … Continue reading 15 hours of preschool a week for Barker Children

Barker farmers to reap benefits from Pacific trade deal
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The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will mean big benefits for farmers in Barker, says Member for Barker Tony Pasin. Beef, sheep, dairy, wine, horticulture, seafood, cereal and grain commodities are all set to see better prices flow to the farm gate by making these products more competitive in CPTPP countries. “Australia … Continue reading Barker farmers to reap benefits from Pacific trade deal