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Archived content for the category: ‘Media’

April 12th, 2016 | Media Media Releases

Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP has once more called on the State Government and State Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Leon Bignell to provide real, tangible financial support for drought stricken farmers in South Australia. This renewed call for action follows the Federal Government’s recent announcement that funding […]

April 6th, 2016 | Latest Media

Over the past few weeks many truck owners have contacted me regarding the impending Contractor Driver Minimum Payments Road Safety Remuneration Order. This Order has been made by the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal: a body established by the Labor Government in 2012 at the insistence of the Transport Workers Union […]

March 3rd, 2016 | Media Media Releases

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for the Environment Tony Pasin MP Federal Member for Barker This Sunday individuals, families and volunteer groups will come together on Clean Up Australia Day to tackle waste and litter in the communities of Barker. Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, said that protecting […]

March 2nd, 2016 | Media Media Releases

Senator the Hon Fiona Nash Minister for Regional Development Minister for Regional Communications Minister for Rural Health Deputy Leader of The Nationals Tony Pasin Federal Member for Barker Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash and Federal Member for Barker, Tony Pasin, have reminded interested parties they have until 15 March […]

March 1st, 2016 | Media Media Releases

Federal Member for Barker, Tony Pasin, today applauded the highly successful jobactive programme which has recorded placements into 214,422 jobs across Australia since it commenced in July 2015, including 2,279 placements in Barker. Mr Pasin said the Coalition Government is determined that every Australian who is able to work can […]

February 29th, 2016 | Media Media Releases

Tony Pasin MP today welcomed the release of the 2016 Defence White Paper, which sets out the Coalition Government’s comprehensive and responsible long-term plan to ensure Australia’s national security. It is the culmination of detailed analysis of our strategic environment, Defence’s priorities and objectives, and the capabilities required to achieve […]

February 29th, 2016 | Media Media Releases

Tony Pasin, Member for Barker, is urging communities in Barker to celebrate the region’s cultural diversity on Harmony Day (21 March). Harmony Day is about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone and this year we are celebrating with the theme ‘our diversity is our strength’. Member for […]

February 25th, 2016 | Media Media Releases

The Federal Parliament this week passed historic legislation which delivers the missing piece to legally-grown medicinal cannabis treatment in Australia. Welcoming the historic moment, Mr Pasin, Federal Member for Barker, paid tribute to the many patient advocates in Barker who played a key role in bringing this important issue to […]

February 25th, 2016 | Media Media Releases

The Hon Michael Keenan MP Minister for Justice Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Counter Terrorism Tony Pasin Member for Barker Federal Member for Barker, Tony Pasin, has today welcomed the launch of a new million dollar partnership between the Coalition Government and Crime Stoppers Australia to establish a national […]

February 24th, 2016 | Media Media Releases

On Monday the Federal Government announced the release of a consultation paper as part of the government’s work to establish a register of foreign ownership of water access entitlements, said Member for Barker, Tony Pasin. “This register is an important step in gaining greater oversight of the ownership of Australia […]