The Barker Electorate

The Division of Barker is an Australian Electoral Division in the south-east of South Australia. The division was established on 2 October 1903, when South Australia’s original single multi-member division was split into seven single-member divisions.

It is named for Collet Barker, an early explorer of the region at the mouth of the Murray River. The 63,886 km² seat currently stretches from Morgan in the north to Port MacDonnell in the south, taking in the Murray Mallee, the Riverland, the Murraylands and most of the Barossa Valley,

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My heart sank this morning on hearing the horrid news of the evil and calculated attack perpetrated on the innocent and the brave at the Hamid Karzai International Airport. I am especially mindful of the reported 13 US Deference Force personnel who lost their lives providing a pathway to freedom for others. 

This attack highlights the bravery of our own Defence Force personnel who have evacuated over 4,000 Australian citizens, visa holders and locally engaged employees from Afghanistan over the last 9 days. 

Thank you to the men and women of the ADF, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Department of Home Affairs who have undertaken one of the largest airlifts in Australia’s history in dangerous and deteriorating circumstances. 

My thoughts at this time are with those most impacted, their families and loved ones and the Afghan Hazara community living in Barker. I cannot imagine what they are going through at this time. 

For my detailed statement regarding the situation in Afghanistan click here: https://www.tonypasin.com/statement-on-afghanistan/

My heart sank this morning on hearing the horrid news of the evil and calculated attack perpetrated on the innocent and the brave at the Hamid Karzai International Airport. I am especially mindful of the reported 13 US Deference Force personnel who lost their lives providing a pathway to freedom for others.

This attack highlights the bravery of our own Defence Force personnel who have evacuated over 4,000 Australian citizens, visa holders and locally engaged employees from Afghanistan over the last 9 days.

Thank you to the men and women of the ADF, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Department of Home Affairs who have undertaken one of the largest airlifts in Australia’s history in dangerous and deteriorating circumstances.

My thoughts at this time are with those most impacted, their families and loved ones and the Afghan Hazara community living in Barker. I cannot imagine what they are going through at this time.

For my detailed statement regarding the situation in Afghanistan click here: www.tonypasin.com/statement-on-afghanistan/
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3 weeks ago
🌼 Today is Daffodil Day 🌼

Together, we can all be the power behind the flower that represents hope for the 145,000 Australians diagnosed with cancer every year.

Every dollar raised goes towards life-saving cancer research. 

You can show your support by donating to the cause today 👉 www.daffodilday.com.au

#daffodilday2021 Cancer Council SA

🌼 Today is Daffodil Day 🌼

Together, we can all be the power behind the flower that represents hope for the 145,000 Australians diagnosed with cancer every year.

Every dollar raised goes towards life-saving cancer research.

You can show your support by donating to the cause today 👉 www.daffodilday.com.au

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#daffodilday2021
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3 weeks ago
I got vaccinated because protecting my family and my community is important to me 🙏

Have you been vaccinated?

If so, share your reasons below why you rolled up your sleeve. 

Every vaccination is a step towards Australia opening up.

I got vaccinated because protecting my family and my community is important to me 🙏

Have you been vaccinated?

If so, share your reasons below why you rolled up your sleeve.

Every vaccination is a step towards Australia opening up.
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3 weeks ago

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The vaccine only protects you and you alone Tony…

The people here who say they have done the 'research' need to go to the ICU centres where the health system is dealing with this virus to help. No protection allowed. No gloves, no mask, nothing, get in there and actually help. Put your money where your mouth is.

I have NOT been vaccinated. To make people believe there is only one way out of this is disgusting. The young and healthy are not vulnerable. Put your resources into protecting the over 70!! Shame on the government for silencing any other expect who has alternative information and knowledge

I am not getting any younger, but am not ready yet to ‘pull the pin’. If I don’t look after me, who else will?

Please lean on ATAGI & TGA to have the Pfizer restrictions lifted for those 60+. We are being treated as if we're dispensable. I'm not on welfare AND I pay taxes. Not good enough!

You just list my vote!!!

I cannot believe the rude,negative comments posted here. To these people I suggest you research the history of vaccinations. My wife and I are fully vaccinated because we have underlying conditions that would surely mean death if we contracted Covid 19. Perhaps we can still catch this virus but it would be a mild infection. And if I do pass it on to vaccinated persons they would survive that horrific death.

Had second vaccine this week 👌🏻 I too want to help with a solution .. not add to a problem . I care for family friends and community and happy to do my bit , wear masks ,covid check in and vaccinate !

Any comment on this then Tony?

I am fully vaccinated as I want to not only protect my family, friends and clients, but to also protect those people out there who are unable to have the vaccination due to medical reasons

I got vaccinated to better protect myself, my family and my community. Working as a CFS volunteer we could come into contact with anyone who may have it. I know it's not going to stop me getting it, but if it helps slow it down, I'm happy I've done it.

I'm onboard with TPas - fully vaxed since May. Only way back to a normal life.

Yes I work for SA health in Naracoorte. I’m fully vaccinated by SA health but I live 500 metres into Victoria. I’m looking forward to when the cross border community members can go to their local SA town and do their normal activities.

Thank you Tony for being another sheep 🐑 baaa

Welldone Tony 💉 ✅ I’m double dosed ,all done ✅

Recently had first health high risk…no priority for high risk. Just join the line up.

I got vaccinated because I am not stupid

Fully faxed since mid June. I’m immunosuppressed. I needed to have some defense.

You're not my hero!

Tony Pasin... I hope your proud of yourself... you've sucked a lot of people in...😡😡😡

Freedom

Nutta

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Fake news 🤔

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Barker produces some of Australia's highest quality food and fibre and we have an international reputation for it.

This week in Parliament I lobbied my federal colleagues to continue and expand the International Freight Assistance Mechanism Program to ensure our local farmers and fishers have access to the key markets around the world that they rely on.
Watch my speech below 👇
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3 weeks ago
🍝🚗Today is National Meals on Wheels Day 🚗🍝

Today is an opportunity to recognise the dedication, commitment and resilience of the 45,000 Meals on Wheels volunteers.

I have had the privilege of volunteering at local Meals on Wheels service locations in Barker, and have seen firsthand the significant contribution Meals on Wheels volunteers make to their communities. 

Thank you to our Meals on Wheels volunteers for everything you do, especially during these challenging times when your support is needed most.

🍝🚗Today is National Meals on Wheels Day 🚗🍝

Today is an opportunity to recognise the dedication, commitment and resilience of the 45,000 Meals on Wheels volunteers.

I have had the privilege of volunteering at local Meals on Wheels service locations in Barker, and have seen firsthand the significant contribution Meals on Wheels volunteers make to their communities.

Thank you to our Meals on Wheels volunteers for everything you do, especially during these challenging times when your support is needed most.
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3 weeks ago
South Australia 30% fully vaccinated 👏🏻

Every vaccination is a step towards Australia opening up. Thank you to you everyone who has rolled up their sleeves to get this done.

South Australia 30% fully vaccinated 👏🏻

Every vaccination is a step towards Australia opening up. Thank you to you everyone who has rolled up their sleeves to get this done.
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3 weeks ago

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Pfizer bookings at Centro Mount Gambier are impossible to get in near future. December!! Vaccine roll-out supply, Federal LNP Government responsibility, is a disaster.

No problems getting my shots. Fully vacinated now. Well done PM, we're getting there. If anyone is having trouble getting booked in, plenty available at Millicent and penola.

So tell me why 16 year olds need it?

How about getting more doses in the South East Tony Pasin MP. No first doses at the Centro Clinic in MTG until December. This means full coverage (80%+) down here until Mar 2022.

So Tony, what percentage of the Aged home residents and aged care workers in your electorate are fully vaccinated?

And it's only that low because there wasn't enough vaccine's in SA

Tony Pasin MP what a load of codswallop mate. We will never be opened back up. The only thing that will get opened up is the arses of small business owners when your corrupt government fucks them.

Not much to report then

Bit slow SA get vaccination going there is plenty of astra get in ya

Any word on the side effects yet. Or is it going to be secret until 2023. 🙏🤞

We’ll done SA keep it up. But 80% of the population is only 65% if kids aren't counted in vaccination targets.

Is that all?

BS. Don't believe it

Matt Hansberry

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Federal Government Drought Communities Funding is delivering positive outcomes for communities throughout the Barossa local government area.

The Barossa is a vitally important agricultural region, and this new water infrastructure project will support the sustainability of primary production across broadacre, livestock and viticulture.

Its fantastic to see projects like these being completed by The Barossa Council 👏

#PasinDelivers

Federal Government Drought Communities Funding is delivering positive outcomes for communities throughout the Barossa local government area.

The Barossa is a vitally important agricultural region, and this new water infrastructure project will support the sustainability of primary production across broadacre, livestock and viticulture.

It's fantastic to see projects like these being completed by The 👏

We are excited to announce our new community water infrastructure, funded through the Commonwealth Government's Drought Communities Program, is ready for use.

The improved water security will support the sustainability of primary production across broadacre, livestock and viticulture around the Eden Valley, Mount Pleasant and Moculta areas.

Find out more about how to access the infrastructure at ow.ly/77Pe50FUFz2

#TheBarossaCouncil #Drought
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3 weeks ago
Six water infrastructure projects in Barker have received funding through the National Water Grid Connections pathway.

These projects are:
💧 Barossa Wine Grape Water Source Diversification
💧 Callington connection
💧 Greenway’s Irrigation Trust - Increasing water availability, reliability and efficiency
💧 Improving water deliverability and accessibility in the Lower Murray Reclaimed Irrigation Area
💧 Regional Recharge Farms
💧 Waikerie Irrigated Agricultural Water Access and Security Project

The National Water Grid Fund is paving the way to national water security, while promoting local economic activity and job creation along the way.

#PasinDelivers #NationalWaterGrid

Light Regional Council Limestone Coast Landscape Board District Council of Loxton Waikerie Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board Greenways irrigation Trust

Six water infrastructure projects in Barker have received funding through the National Water Grid Connections pathway.

These projects are:
💧 Barossa Wine Grape Water Source Diversification
💧 Callington connection
💧 Greenway’s Irrigation Trust - Increasing water availability, reliability and efficiency
💧 Improving water deliverability and accessibility in the Lower Murray Reclaimed Irrigation Area
💧 Regional Recharge Farms
💧 Waikerie Irrigated Agricultural Water Access and Security Project

The National Water Grid Fund is paving the way to national water security, while promoting local economic activity and job creation along the way.

#PasinDelivers #NationalWaterGrid

Light Regional Council Limestone Coast Landscape Board District Council of Loxton Waikerie Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board Greenway's irrigation Trust
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3 weeks ago
The Tokyo Paralympics kick off tonight!

Good luck to our Australian athletes! 🇦🇺

Australian Paralympic Team
#ReadySetTokyo #AusSquad #Tokyo2020

The Tokyo Paralympics kick off tonight!

Good luck to our Australian athletes! 🇦🇺

🇺

Australian

Tokyo Squad
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4 weeks ago

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Good luck everyone

The new Agriculture Visa = providing greater confidence and security to our agriculture industry and regional communities.

The visa will be available to skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers across the broad range agricultural industries.

The Ag Visa will be in place by 30 September.

Supporting the long-term future of our agricultural and primary industries.

The new Agriculture Visa = providing greater confidence and security to our agriculture industry and regional communities.

The visa will be available to skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers across the broad range agricultural industries.

The Ag Visa will be in place by 30 September.

Supporting the long-term future of our agricultural and primary industries.
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4 weeks ago

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Is this a definite thing, I can’t find anything on the govt web site. Do you have any information esp on things like requirements for the visas, I have friends very keen to come and do farm work, Thankyou

What about using AUSTRALIAN workers? This is a bad decision. You are voted by US to serve US!

One for truckies would be good!!! HUGE shortage in the industry!!!

a couple from Biloela could do with one of these

Vanessa Leigh

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