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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♻️🌱Waste Reduction and Environmental Management was on the agenda in Mount Gambier today as I welcomed Assistant Minister Trevor Evans MP. I was able to show him some of the fantastic initiatives in the Limestone Coast and how, at a local level, we really are making a difference.
Thanks to Port MacDonnell Landcare Group, Tenison Woods College Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier Re-Use Market, Whitehead Timber Mill, Regional Development Australia Limestone Coast and City of Mount Gambier for hosting us.
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From today the new terminal at Mount Gambier Regional Airport is welcoming passengers!
This $9.2 million project is jointly funded, with $3.5 million through the Federal Government's Building Better Regions Fund.
The new terminal being open for business signifies the completion of Stage 1. Stage 2 is well underway and I'm looking forward to project completion at the end of the year. ✈️Tomorrow will be the first inbound and outbound flights out of the new terminal at the Mount Gambier Regional Airport! ✈️ Everyone involved in this project has worked tirelessly this week and now we are able to operate from tomorrow 14 August 2020 - a day earlier than planned. First inbound flight is 4.15pm from Adelaide and First outbound flight is 4.50pm to Adelaide. Thankyou to all the contractors, subcontractors, staff, businesses and clients of the Mount Gambier Regional Airport for working together to get Stage 1 operational. Please remember to access the new terminal via the existing car park, until the new intersection is complete. Full story in tomorrow's Border Watch.
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19 hours ago

Scott Morrison (ScoMo)
#LIVE: Press conference from Parliament House, Canberra
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20 hours ago

📱IMPROVED MOBILE PHONE SERVICE FOR COMPTON
Was great to officially launch the new Telstra tower yesterday, which is now live and delivering improved service to the area!
By partnering with mobile network operators like Telstra here at Compton, the first five rounds of the Federal Government’s $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program are funding 1,229 mobile base stations around Australia! There is certainly more work to do and many more areas to cover. You can read more about my advocacy on this topic at www.tonypasin.com/mobile-blackspots/
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23 hours ago

📱IMPROVED MOBILE PHONE SERVICE FOR COMPTON
Was great to officially launch the new Telstra tower yesterday, which is now live and delivering improved service to the area!  
By partnering with mobile network operators like Telstra here at Compton, the first five rounds of the Federal Government’s $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program are funding 1,229 mobile base stations around Australia! There is certainly more work to do and many more areas to cover. You can read more about my advocacy on this topic at www.tonypasin.com/mobile-blackspots/

 

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You have to be the mobile tower king, Tony Pasin well done once again 👏👌👍

Good stuff, just need one out around the racecourse speedway and worrolong way now👍

It will be great also with the new one at Robe !!

Lauren - just in time x

Kerry notice any difference ?

Andrew Turner good looking spot

How about the Karoonda Highway, pretty much no reception 15km out from Murray Bridge to 5kms of Karoonda then nothing till Alawoona. We are with Telstra and had SOS only when drove to Loxton this week.

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Limestone Coast will be one of 13 sites across the country to receive new radiation therapy services thanks to Federal Funding. Today, our Government invited private and public providers to apply for a share of $45.5 million to deliver these services and develop the regional radiation treatment centre for the Limestone Coast. The open competitive grants process for the funding, which will be provided over five years from 2020-21, has opened today and will close on 7 October 2020. ... See MoreSee Less

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Limestone Coast will be one of 13 sites across the country to receive new radiation therapy services thanks to Federal Funding. Today, our Government invited private and public providers to apply for a share of $45.5 million to deliver these services and develop the regional radiation treatment centre for the Limestone Coast. The open competitive grants process for the funding, which will be provided over five years from 2020-21, has opened today and will close on 7 October 2020.

 

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This does not look like a guarantee for funding just a invitation to apply for it.The open competitive grants process for the funding, which will be provided over five years from 2020-21, has opened today and will close on 7 October 2020.

That will be great. Living in Adelaide while my late husband had radiotherapy wasnt much fun.

Long over due ......

✅2020 Cyber Security Strategy
Our Government is creating a more secure online world for all Australians, their businesses and the essential services we all depend on.
Whether it’s cyber criminals scamming money off our elderly by stealing their internet banking details, or paedophiles exchanging child sex abuse material on the dark web, this Strategy positions Australia to meet these threats.
Our 2020 Cyber Security Strategy will help to keep Australian families and businesses secure online. read more at www.homeaffairs.gov.au/about-us/our-portfolios/cyber-security/strategy
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✅2020 Cyber Security Strategy
Our Government is creating a more secure online world for all Australians, their businesses and the essential services we all depend on.
Whether it’s cyber criminals scamming money off our elderly by stealing their internet banking details, or paedophiles exchanging child sex abuse material on the dark web, this Strategy positions Australia to meet these threats.
Our 2020 Cyber Security Strategy will help to keep Australian families and businesses secure online. read more at https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/about-us/our-portfolios/cyber-security/strategy

Building work on the new North Gambier Netball pavilion is set to start, thanks to a Federal Government Grant of $213,387.
It was great to catch up with the club last weekend to hear about the plans that include changerooms, bathrooms and spectator viewing areas. ⚒🏐

🐯 North Gambier Football & Netball Club
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Building work on the new North Gambier Netball pavilion is set to start, thanks to a Federal Government Grant of $213,387. 
It was great to catch up with the club last weekend to hear about the plans that include changerooms, bathrooms and spectator viewing areas. ⚒🏐

🐯 North Gambier Football & Netball Club

 

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A well overdue visit to Mannum Men's Shed today! Fantastic to catch up with members and congratulate them on their successful Federal Government grant application for almost $24,000 to build a new pergola. Thanks for having me, I can't wait to come back and enjoy a snag under the new pergola. ... See MoreSee Less

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A well overdue visit to Mannum Mens Shed today! Fantastic to catch up with members and congratulate them on their successful Federal Government grant application for almost $24,000 to build a new pergola. Thanks for having me, I cant wait to come back and enjoy a snag under the new pergola.

$56 million from the Federal Government has contributed to the $70 million being spent by the State Government to undertake road works on 8 regional roads in SA. These road works will see the State Government raise speed limits back up to 110km/h, the first of which is Carpenter Rocks Road in the Limestone Coast. Great news for the local community who have been eagerly awaiting this speed limit increase. ... See MoreSee Less

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$56 million from the Federal Government has contributed to the $70 million being spent by the State Government to undertake road works on 8 regional roads in SA. These road works will see the State Government raise speed limits back up to 110km/h, the first of which is Carpenter Rocks Road in the Limestone Coast. Great news for the local community who have been eagerly awaiting this speed limit increase.

 

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HURRY UP our Roads are fast becoming a disgrace!

Brilliant! Hope this continues! Thankyou!

They should have never been decreased.

The Barrier Highway certainly needs urgent attention from Broken Hill all the way through to Riverton, absolutely disgraceful and dangerous

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This week the Prime Minister has requested Edward 'Teddy' Sheean receive a Victoria Cross. It's an amazing story of bravery. A truly selfless act and as we approach the anniversary of WW2 one we should all take the time to acknowledge and appreciate.I have written to the Governor-General requesting he seek the approval of Her Majesty The Queen to retrospectively and posthumously award a Victoria Cross for Australia Ordinary Seaman Edward 'Teddy' Sheean. Teddy Sheean’s actions were selfless and brave. He was just 18 years old when HMAS Armidale came under attack during the Second World War. He ignored orders to abandon the sinking ship. Forgoing his opportunity for survival, he turned and ran back from the lifeboats to instead strap himself in to the aft Oerlikon gun to engage the attacking Japanese aircraft to protect his crew mates, despite being wounded. He continued firing the gun until the ship sank and took him to his death. There have been 100 VCs awarded to Australians. Not one has ever been awarded retrospectively well after the event. When doing so you must apply the highest standards, or you risk undermining our most important award for valour, and risk rejection of the recommendation. The Australian Government’s view has always been that consideration of the awarding of a retrospective VC would only occur in light of compelling new evidence, or if there was evidence of significant maladministration. This has been the bipartisan policy of governments for many years. In June I appointed an expert panel, led by Hon Dr Brendan Nelson, to reconcile the conflicting advice of the two reviews of Teddy Sheean's case conducted in 2013 and 2019, which had prevented the Government moving forward with a recommendation. These reviews were of equal standing and had come to different conclusions. Dr Nelson’s expert panel has now clarified these issues and identified further compelling new evidence and concluded Teddy Sheean should be awarded with a Victoria Cross. Teddy Sheean’s extraordinary service, dedication and courageous sacrifice of his life to save his shipmates will never be forgotten. ... See MoreSee Less

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This week the Prime Minister has requested Edward Teddy Sheean receive a Victoria Cross. Its an amazing story of bravery. A truly selfless act and as we approach the anniversary of WW2 one we should all take the time to acknowledge and appreciate.

 

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its about bloody time politicians started listening to snco/NCOS. we do have good officers.... but better ncos... that never have top cover