Bridges renewal for Moyhall Road culvert
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Bridges renewal for Moyhall Road culvert

Four new bridge projects will be delivered in the Barker following the announcement of successful projects under round three of the Federal Government’s Bridges Renewal Program. The Moyhall Road Bridge is among the four projects in Barker to receive over $1.3 million funding under the program. Mr Pasin said he had worked closely with the … Continue reading Bridges renewal for Moyhall Road culvert

Pasin secures funding for sunset community kitchen
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Pasin secures funding for sunset community kitchen

Member for Barker, Tony Pasin has secured $11,000 for the Sunset Community Kitchen thanks to the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme. The funding will contribute to a kitchen upgrade for the organisation including a new cool room. “I congratulate the organisation on this successful funding application. It’s an extremely worthy cause and I’m so pleased … Continue reading Pasin secures funding for sunset community kitchen

20,000 young people on the PaTH to work
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The Government’s commitment to getting young Australians working has reached another milestone with more than 20,000 young people placed into work under the Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) program. Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Michaelia Cash, said Youth Jobs PaTH was successfully helping long-term unemployed young people gain skills and experience to improve their chances of … Continue reading 20,000 young people on the PaTH to work

Make the switch to new child care and early learning system
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Barker families are being urged to sign on and start their changeover to the Turnbull Government’s new child care and early learning system which kicks off in less than three months. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said with almost 4,000 families in Barker set to benefit from the Turnbull Government’s new package it was time … Continue reading Make the switch to new child care and early learning system

More Japan trade gains for Australian agriculture
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  Fifth round of tariff cuts under the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) took effect from 1 April 2018 Includes tariff cuts for beef, honey, oranges, mandarins and onions. Japan is Australia’s second largest agricultural market, valued at around $5.5 billion in 2017 Australian beef, honey, oranges, mandarins and onions the latest to profit from … Continue reading More Japan trade gains for Australian agriculture

Improved mobile coverage for Kalangadoo and Kybybolite
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Improved mobile coverage for Kalangadoo and Kybybolite

Outcomes of the tender process for the Priority Locations round of the Coalition Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program in Barker have been announced today, clearing the way for improved coverage for Kybybolite and Kalangadoo said Member for Barker Tony Pasin. This announcement delivers on the Coalition’s commitment to address the coverage issues identified … Continue reading Improved mobile coverage for Kalangadoo and Kybybolite

Pasin hosts community meeting in Nangwarry
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin is hosting a community meeting in Nangwarry this month 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 … Continue reading Pasin hosts community meeting in Nangwarry

Language learning for pre-school in Barker
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Language learning for pre-school in Barker

   Almost 500 preschool children across Barker will be given the opportunity to learn a second language this year, thanks to the Turnbull Government’s Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program. Member for Baker Tony Pasin said it was encouraging to see so many Barker preschools taking part in the program. “We know the positive impact … Continue reading Language learning for pre-school in Barker

Diversity of events in the South East
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I write to acknowledge and celebrate the diversity of culture that our region has to offer. On Friday I joined the South East community in enjoying the entertainment at the Fringe in Mount Gambier. The next day it was an early start, driving to Keith to attend the annual Keith Diesel and Dirt Derby where … Continue reading Diversity of events in the South East