GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN TO FIND NEW MARKETS
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GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN TO FIND NEW MARKETS

Grains Australia (GAL) has been awarded $969,480 in Federal Government funding to develop new export markets for Australian grains, oilseeds and pulses. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said grain production is an important industry throughout the electorate of Barker, and this funding would see the development of new overseas markets and accelerate trade diversification. “Australian … Continue reading GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN TO FIND NEW MARKETS

CALL OUT MADE TO JOIN THE NEW LOCAL JOBS TASKFORCE TO DRIVE JOB OPPORTUNITIES ACROSS BAROSSA
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The Morrison Government is calling on expressions of interest to join its Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce for the Mid North Employment Region that includes the Barossa. The Mid North Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce is one of 26 new Taskforces that will be established across the country as part of the Morrison Government’s $276 … Continue reading CALL OUT MADE TO JOIN THE NEW LOCAL JOBS TASKFORCE TO DRIVE JOB OPPORTUNITIES ACROSS BAROSSA

MORE THAN $2 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR CRITICAL CHILDCARE SERVICES IN BARKER
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MORE THAN $2 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR CRITICAL CHILDCARE SERVICES IN BARKER

Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed the allocation of an additional $2,274,701 to support vital child care services in the region and help meet the needs of local families. Mr Pasin said 17 services across Barker will share in the funding through the Federal Government’s Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) which provides additional … Continue reading MORE THAN $2 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR CRITICAL CHILDCARE SERVICES IN BARKER

DEDICATED NATIONAL REFERRAL AND SUPPORT SERVICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY
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People with disability in Barker will be encouraged to interact with a new dedicated one-stop shop providing advice and up-to-date information for people with disability as a national campaign rolls out across our screens this week. Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston said the National Disability Gateway consists of an accessible website and … Continue reading DEDICATED NATIONAL REFERRAL AND SUPPORT SERVICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY

BLACK SPOT PROGRAM FUNDS SET TO SAVE LIVES IN SOUTH EAST SA
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BLACK SPOT PROGRAM FUNDS SET TO SAVE LIVES IN SOUTH EAST SA

Residents of the South East South Australia received a major road safety boost today with the Australian Government announcing it will invest $2,234,991 in two projects under the 2021–22 Federal Black Spot Program. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin said community input was critical to identifying key black spots in the electorate of Barker. “Road … Continue reading BLACK SPOT PROGRAM FUNDS SET TO SAVE LIVES IN SOUTH EAST SA

2021 REGIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS REVIEW
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed the announcement of the 2021 Regional Telecommunications Review that will examine communication issues in regional, rural, and remote areas. Mr Pasin is encouraging everyone in Barker to take advantage of this opportunity to have their say on the communication services and issues that matter to them. “I know … Continue reading 2021 REGIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS REVIEW

BOOSTING AUSTRALIA’S LONG-TERM FUEL SECURITY
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BOOSTING AUSTRALIA’S LONG-TERM FUEL SECURITY

The Morrison Government is investing up to $260 million to expand Australia’s diesel storage capacity as part of its commitment to boost long-term fuel security, create jobs and keep prices low. Through the Boosting Australia’s Diesel Storage program, the Government is backing ten projects across Australia that will support around 1,000 new jobs and a … Continue reading BOOSTING AUSTRALIA’S LONG-TERM FUEL SECURITY

PASIN TO HOST COMMUNITY MEETING IN MONASH
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PASIN TO HOST COMMUNITY MEETING IN MONASH

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has invited community members to a meeting in Monash as part of his continued effort to ensure local voices are heard in Canberra. “I try and be as accessible as possible as I travel around the electorate,” Mr Pasin said. “I am most effective in Canberra as the representative for … Continue reading PASIN TO HOST COMMUNITY MEETING IN MONASH

DELIVERING MORE LIVE MUSIC TO BARKER
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DELIVERING MORE LIVE MUSIC TO BARKER

The Morrison Government is helping more musicians get back on stage, with Kingston’s Crown Inn in Barker sharing in more than $608,000, as part of round two of the Live Music Australia Program. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the grants would provide critical support for the Australian live music industry. “This program is … Continue reading DELIVERING MORE LIVE MUSIC TO BARKER