SUPPORT FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA TO BETTER MANAGE ESTABLISHED PEST ANIMALS AND WEEDS
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed Federal Government funding of $740,000 for two projects in South Australia to improve management of priority pest species as part of the $30.3 million Established Pest Animals and Weeds Management Pipeline Program. Mr Pasin said the two South Australian projects will ensure land managers were on the front … Continue reading SUPPORT FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA TO BETTER MANAGE ESTABLISHED PEST ANIMALS AND WEEDS

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MURRAY BENEFITING FROM COALITION INVESTMENT
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SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MURRAY BENEFITING FROM COALITION INVESTMENT

Six projects in Barker have been awarded grants under the first round of the Australian Government’s Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program. Member for Barker, Tony Pasin hailed the uptake of six grants worth over $160,000 by landcare groups and landholders as a win for the Barker environment and communities. “It’s great to see the community coming … Continue reading SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MURRAY BENEFITING FROM COALITION INVESTMENT

VITAL FUNDING FOR AIRPORTS IN MURRAYLANDS
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VITAL FUNDING FOR AIRPORTS IN MURRAYLANDS

Two Regional Airports in the Murraylands are among 89 regional airports nationwide which will benefit from grants totalling nearly $30 million under Round 2 of the Australian Government’s Regional Airports Program. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the Regional Airports Program supports important safety and access upgrades for regional airports. “That’s why the Austrlaian … Continue reading VITAL FUNDING FOR AIRPORTS IN MURRAYLANDS

VITAL FUNDING FOR RENMARK AIRPORT
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VITAL FUNDING FOR RENMARK AIRPORT

Renmark Aiport in the Riverland is among 89 regional airports nationwide which will benefit from grants totalling nearly $30 million under Round 2 of the Australian Government’s Regional Airports Program. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the Regional Airports Program supports important safety and access upgrades for regional airports. “That’s why the Austrlaian Government … Continue reading VITAL FUNDING FOR RENMARK AIRPORT

MORE COMMUNITY PHARMACIES AND ADDITIONAL GPS TO DELIVER COVID-19 VACCINES
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Thousands of community pharmacies and additional GPs across Australia will be invited to join the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. This additional workforce will be brought on board to support pharmacies and GPs already delivering COVID-19 vaccines. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said 118 community pharmacies are currently vaccinating across the country and over 470 community pharmacies … Continue reading MORE COMMUNITY PHARMACIES AND ADDITIONAL GPS TO DELIVER COVID-19 VACCINES

BLACK SPOT PROGRAM DISAPPOINTMENT
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Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin has expressed his disappointment that only two locations in South Australia are to be addressed under Round 5A of the Federal Government’s Mobile Blackspot Program and none in Barker. “It’s really disappointing that telecommunications providers have not shown more interest in partnering with Government to deliver improved connectivity to … Continue reading BLACK SPOT PROGRAM DISAPPOINTMENT

EXPORT GRANTS AWARDED TO KEY INDUSTRIES IN BARKER
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EXPORT GRANTS AWARDED TO KEY INDUSTRIES IN BARKER

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed Federal Government funding to explore new export market opportunities for key industries in Barker. Wine, meat and dairy industry bodies have all received Federal Government funding to build on and diversify overseas markets and promote our top quality produce. Australian Grape and Wine have been awarded almost $1 … Continue reading EXPORT GRANTS AWARDED TO KEY INDUSTRIES IN BARKER

GOVERNMENT GRANT TO OPEN NEW SEAFOOD EXPORT OPPORTUNITES
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GOVERNMENT GRANT TO OPEN NEW SEAFOOD EXPORT OPPORTUNITES

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed a grant of just over $885,000 from the Federal Government for Seafood Industry Australia (SIA) to develop and expand markets for Australian seafood exports. Mr Pasin said the grant would develop and deliver the industry’s Export Market Strategic Plan by focusing on expanding into new markets, and markets … Continue reading GOVERNMENT GRANT TO OPEN NEW SEAFOOD EXPORT OPPORTUNITES

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