LIBERAL PARTY UNITES BEHIND NEW LEADER
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I congratulate Scott Morrison on becoming the 30th Prime Minister of Australia. I also congratulate Josh Frydenberg on being elected Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party. Last week was an incredibly difficult period for the Liberal Party but I believe we are now unified and focused on working together to ensure Bill Shorten does not … Continue reading LIBERAL PARTY UNITES BEHIND NEW LEADER

LIBERAL PARTY LEADERSHIP
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I have always endeavoured to work hard and represent the people of Barker to the very best of my ability. Every decision I make in Canberra is with my constituent’s front of mind. At this point my main concern is that the Party Room needs to meet and resolve this issue as soon as possible. … Continue reading LIBERAL PARTY LEADERSHIP

LANDCARE REGIONAL FUNDING FOR THE SOUTH EAST
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LANDCARE REGIONAL FUNDING FOR THE SOUTH EAST

The people of the South East and Limestone Coast are among the communities who will be first to benefit from Australian Government investment under the Regional Land Partnerships component of the National Landcare Program’s second phase. The Australian Government today announced that it has selected 47 organisations across Australia to deliver on-ground environment and sustainable agricultural … Continue reading LANDCARE REGIONAL FUNDING FOR THE SOUTH EAST

COUNCILS IN BARKER RECEIVE FUNDS FOR LOCAL PRIORITIES
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Councils in Barker will receive a total of $50,202,689 in grants Councils can spend their grants according to local priorities More than $2.4 billion is being provided to 546 councils around Australia this financial year Additional $20 million for South Australian local roads   The Coalition Government has this week made the first quarterly payment … Continue reading COUNCILS IN BARKER RECEIVE FUNDS FOR LOCAL PRIORITIES

COUNCILS IN BARKER RECEIVE FUNDS FOR LOCAL PRIORITIES
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Councils in Barker will receive a total of $50,202,689 in grants Councils can spend their grants according to local priorities More than $2.4 billion is being provided to 546 councils around Australia this financial year Additional $20 million for South Australian local roads   The Coalition Government has this week made the first quarterly payment … Continue reading COUNCILS IN BARKER RECEIVE FUNDS FOR LOCAL PRIORITIES

COUNCILS IN BARKER RECEIVE FUNDS FOR LOCAL PRIORITIES
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Councils in Barker will receive a total of $50,202,689 in grants Councils can spend their grants according to local priorities More than $2.4 billion is being provided to 546 councils around Australia this financial year Additional $20 million for South Australian local roads   The Coalition Government has this week made the first quarterly payment … Continue reading COUNCILS IN BARKER RECEIVE FUNDS FOR LOCAL PRIORITIES

SAFER COMMUNITIES FUND APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
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Applications for round three of the Safer Communities Fund are now open The program delivers on the Coalition’s ongoing commitment to keep Australians safe and secure The Coalition Government has committed up to $30 million under round three of the program   Member for Barker, Tony Pasin MP has called on local councils and community … Continue reading SAFER COMMUNITIES FUND APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

DROUGHT ASSISTANCE
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The gravity of the drought being experienced in Queensland and NSW has not been lost on anyone. In true Aussie spirit donations from around the country are rolling into help farmers experiencing hardship. Drought is sadly a recurring feature in Australia and for more than two decades now the Commonwealth and State and Territory governments’ … Continue reading DROUGHT ASSISTANCE

STATEMENT ON NATIONAL ENERGY GUARANTEE (NEG)
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My focus regarding energy policy in Australia has always been on reducing the cost of electricity for businesses, households and consumers. I advised the Prime Minister and my colleagues during the Party Room discussion yesterday that I cannot support the NEG as currently designed and would only do so if it incorporates a price target. … Continue reading STATEMENT ON NATIONAL ENERGY GUARANTEE (NEG)