LIMESTONE COAST FINALIST ANNOUNCED AS 2021 AUSTRALIAN TRAINING AWARD NOMINEE
in Media Releases,

Limestone Coasts’ Rachael Kelly has been formally recognised as a shining star of Australia’s skills sector after being named a finalist at the 2021 Australian Training Awards. The Australian Training Awards shine a spotlight on outstanding individuals, businesses, and registered training organisations who demonstrate best practice and innovation in the nation’s vocational education training (VET) sector. … Continue reading LIMESTONE COAST FINALIST ANNOUNCED AS 2021 AUSTRALIAN TRAINING AWARD NOMINEE

NEW PAYMENT TO HELP WOMEN ESCAPE VIOLENT RELATIONSHIPS
in Media Releases,

The Morrison Government will provide women in Barker leaving a violent relationship access to a one-off payment of up to $5,000 to help them establish a life free of violence. Under the two-year Escaping Violence Payment trial women will receive financial assistance of up to $1,500 in cash with the remainder available for goods and … Continue reading NEW PAYMENT TO HELP WOMEN ESCAPE VIOLENT RELATIONSHIPS

KEITH GOLF CLUB UPGRADES
in Media Releases,
KEITH GOLF CLUB UPGRADES

Federal Member for Barker, Tony Pasin said the Federal Government continues to back sporting clubs in Barker. The Keith Golf Club recently received a grant of $52,883 to improve the comfort, amenity and functionality of that local community facility through the Tackling Tough Times Together Program. “Across Barker the Federal Government is supporting grassroots sporting … Continue reading KEITH GOLF CLUB UPGRADES

JABUK COMMUNITY HALL BENEFIT FROM NEW MEMORIAL GATES
in Media Releases,
JABUK COMMUNITY HALL BENEFIT FROM NEW MEMORIAL GATES

On Sunday 17 October, Member for Barker Tony Pasin officially opened the Jabuk Community Hall Memorial Gates after it received a Federal Government Saluting their Services grant for plaque restoration, flagpole installation and landscaping. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the Jabuk Community Hall received a $9,505 grant through the Federal Government’s ‘Saluting Their Service’ … Continue reading JABUK COMMUNITY HALL BENEFIT FROM NEW MEMORIAL GATES

COLIN JENNINGS APEX PARK REVITALISATION UNDERWAY
in Media Releases,
COLIN JENNINGS APEX PARK REVITALISATION UNDERWAY

Member for Barker, Tony Pasin said the construction of improved facilities at Berri’s Colin Jennings Apex Park are well underway. The Federal Government has committed $299,755 to help bring this project to fruition. The Berri Barmera Council has received a total of $1,384,104 via the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program to fund this and … Continue reading COLIN JENNINGS APEX PARK REVITALISATION UNDERWAY

FUTURE DROUGHT FUND: SUPPORTING DROUGHT RESILIENT LEADERSHIP IN MURRAYLANDS
in Media Releases,

Applications have opened for drought-focused leadership development in the Murraylands. The program is developing a national cohort of leaders to drive action to better prepare for drought in their community. Applications have opened in the Murraylands for a Future Drought Fund program to develop leaders and drive conversations and action on drought preparedness in our … Continue reading FUTURE DROUGHT FUND: SUPPORTING DROUGHT RESILIENT LEADERSHIP IN MURRAYLANDS

FUTURE DROUGHT FUND: SUPPORTING BARKER’S DROUGHT RESILIENCE
in Media Releases,

First round grants announced for Future Drought Fund’s Networks to Build Drought Resilience program $1.4 million investment for 33 grants awarded across Australia The program builds the skills and capacity of people and communities and delivers small-scale infrastructure Regional communities in Barker will share in $101,817 to help them better prepare for drought under the … Continue reading FUTURE DROUGHT FUND: SUPPORTING BARKER’S DROUGHT RESILIENCE

DROUGHT HUBS TO BROADEN THEIR FOCUS
in Media Releases,
DROUGHT HUBS TO BROADEN THEIR FOCUS

The South Australian Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub will be given a share in the $20 million additional funding to undertake broader agricultural innovation activities The Hubs will also be able to expand their remit into fisheries and aquaculture This funding builds on the $66 million commitment to the Hubs through the Future Drought … Continue reading DROUGHT HUBS TO BROADEN THEIR FOCUS

MORE AUSTRALIANS IN BARKER TO RECEIVE A FREE SHINGLES VACCINE
in Media Releases,

Australians aged between 71-79 years will continue to be able to receive a free Zostavax® shingles vaccine, with the Morrison Government extending the program for another two years to 31 October 2023. Minister for Health and Aged Care, Greg Hunt, said originally announced in 2016, we’re extending the catch-up program to enable more Australians to … Continue reading MORE AUSTRALIANS IN BARKER TO RECEIVE A FREE SHINGLES VACCINE