Queens Birthday Honours
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Mr PASIN (Barker) (13:31):  Every year, the Queen’s Birthday Honours recognise those among us who make a real and significant difference to our country by enriching and enhancing our local communities. I’m pleased to inform the House that nine residents of my electorate of Barker were awarded Medals of the Order of Australia, including Robin … Continue reading Queens Birthday Honours

BIOSECURITY AMENDMENT (STRENGTHENING PENALTIES) BILL 2021
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Mr PASIN (Barker) (17:16):  I came to the chamber determined to tune out, but unfortunately I tuned in. I tuned in to the member for Lyons, who I have a high respect for, as I do for all members of this place, including those opposite, but this attempt by the Labor Party to throw scorn … Continue reading BIOSECURITY AMENDMENT (STRENGTHENING PENALTIES) BILL 2021

NEW AGRICULTURE VISA
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AN ever-present threat of agricultural workforce shortage is set to be addressed by a new seasonal agricultural visa in the wake of the Australia–UK FTA agreement announced this week. As part of the FTA negotiations the working holiday visa age limit will increase to 35 and the maximum length of stay has been extended to … Continue reading NEW AGRICULTURE VISA