Supporting unpaid carers in Barker
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Supporting unpaid carers in Barker Member for Barker Tony Pasin said unpaid carers in Barker would benefit from $85.6 million in additional funding for support services. Mr Pasin said the new support services were in recognition of the important contribution unpaid carers were providing to their families, the Barker community, and the nation. “The Coalition … Continue reading Supporting unpaid carers in Barker

Barker encouraged to 'Think Big' - Regional Growth Fund is Now Open
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The Coalition Government’s highly anticipated Regional Growth Fund is officially open for applications and the Member for Barker Tony Pasin is calling for big ideas from the community that could help shape the future of the region. Mr Pasin said the $272 million Regional Growth Fund would support major projects in regional, rural and remote … Continue reading Barker encouraged to ‘Think Big’ – Regional Growth Fund is Now Open

Barker residents urged to have say on Aged Care Staffing
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin is urging interested local residents to have their say on the staffing of Aged Care homes in the Barker region and across the nation, by participating in an online survey or by contributing in writing to the current national review of the Aged Care workforce. “Everyone understands how important appropriately … Continue reading Barker residents urged to have say on Aged Care Staffing

Trade agreements vital for Aussie Agriculture
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Agriculture is now Australia’s fastest growing industry. Last year, it grew by 23% – fastest of all 19 industries measured in our GDP statistics. The Coalition Government’s landmark export agreements with China, Japan and South Korea are already delivering benefits for agricultural industries and we are working to capitalise on these opportunities and to deliver even more … Continue reading Trade agreements vital for Aussie Agriculture

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