FOODBANK
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I have been a strong supporter of Foodbank over the years because I understand the vitally important work they do for so many across the country- including locally in Mount Gambier and Berri. They are an established organisation in these communities doing amazing work. This is why I’ve spent time today speaking to the Prime … Continue reading FOODBANK

PASIN SECURES FUNDING FOR MURRAY RIVER STUDY HUB
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP said the Coalition Government’s funding of a Murray River Regional Study Hub in the region was a major win for local students and the local community. The Coalition Government is providing an additional $7.5 million for its Regional Study Hubs initiative Australia wide. Tony Pasin said the Coalition Government … Continue reading PASIN SECURES FUNDING FOR MURRAY RIVER STUDY HUB

PASIN SECURES FUNDING FOR SA VOLUNTEER FIRE FIGHTERS MUSEUM
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Tony Pasin has attended the SA Volunteer Fire Fighters Museum annual dinner to announce $160,000 funding for the project. Mr Pasin said he has been lobbying his Federal colleagues in Canberra, including hosting a Federal Minister in Naracoorte to see first-hand about the project and its importance for not only the region but all of … Continue reading PASIN SECURES FUNDING FOR SA VOLUNTEER FIRE FIGHTERS MUSEUM

PASIN HOSTS COMMUNITY MEETING IN NARRUNG
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin is hosting a community meeting in Narrung as part of his continued effort to ensure local voices are heard in Canberra. “I try and be as accessible as possible as I travel around the electorate. I have mobile offices at farm fairs, field days and shows to ensure that I’m … Continue reading PASIN HOSTS COMMUNITY MEETING IN NARRUNG

SHOP SMALL THIS FESTIVE SEASON
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SHOP SMALL THIS FESTIVE SEASON

Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin is encouraging everyone to ‘Think Big and Shop Small’ over the Christmas period to boost the local economy and spirit. Recent statistics show that the small business community in Australia is thriving with over 2.1 million small businesses in 2017 – an increase of 3.1 per cent since 2016. … Continue reading SHOP SMALL THIS FESTIVE SEASON

Changes to the WHM Visa to benefit Barker farmers
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Changes to the WHM Visa to benefit Barker farmers

Changes to two visa programs made by the Coalition Government will help resolve agricultural labour shortages in Barker. Adjustments to the Working Holiday Maker (WHM) subclass 417 and 462 visa program have been designed to target genuine workforce shortages in regional Australia without displacing Australian workers. Changes to the program include lifting the annual caps … Continue reading Changes to the WHM Visa to benefit Barker farmers

Dairy code consultations
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Dairy farmers, processors and representative organisations are encouraged to take have their say to help shape Australia’s first mandatory dairy code in consultations being held in Mount Gambier and the Adelaide Hills. Member for Barker, who also chairs the Coalition’s backbench Agriculture policy committee, urged local farmers and stakeholders to take part and help improve … Continue reading Dairy code consultations

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

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has commended the Barmera 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 $7,942 under the Armistice Centenary Grants Program to create a memorial mural at the sub-branch … Continue reading ACKNOWLEDGING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMISTICE

TONY PASIN - LETTER TO THE EDITOR - REMEMBRANCE DAY
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TONY PASIN - LETTER TO THE EDITOR - REMEMBRANCE DAY

Dear Editor, Remembrance Day on 11 November 2018 marks 100 years since the Armistice that ended the First World War. At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918 the Armistice ending the First World War came into effect and the fighting on the Western Front stopped. From a population … Continue reading TONY PASIN – LETTER TO THE EDITOR – REMEMBRANCE DAY