New Year’s resolution: don’t get scammed
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP is urging people not to start the new year on a bad note by being scammed as the Morrison Government takes further actions to detect, trace and block scam calls, with the unveiling of a new industry code that will help put a stop to the calls. The Reducing … Continue reading New Year’s resolution: don’t get scammed

KAPUNDA HEAVY VEHICLE DETOUR SET TO IMPROVE SAFETY
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KAPUNDA HEAVY VEHICLE DETOUR SET TO IMPROVE SAFETY

The Kapunda Heavy Vehicle Detour is one of eight projects across Barker that will share in $8 million in Federal Government funding under Round 5 of the Bridges Renewal Program (BRP) and Round 7 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP) announced in late 2020.   Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP … Continue reading KAPUNDA HEAVY VEHICLE DETOUR SET TO IMPROVE SAFETY

Backing farmers to expand their horizons in 2021
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The Australian Government is investing $72.7 million to help farming, forestry and fishing exporters in Barker to expand and diversify their export markets in 2021 as part of its Agri-Business Expansion Initiative.   Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the package will kick off early this year and will provide rapid support for local … Continue reading Backing farmers to expand their horizons in 2021

GRANTS TO MODERNISE AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURING
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Local manufacturers in Barker with shovel-ready projects to increase their productivity and grow jobs are being encouraged to apply for a Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF) grant.   Businesses will be able to apply for between $100,000 and $1 million to invest in new technology, as the Morrison Government continues to support the post-COVID-19 comeback.   … Continue reading GRANTS TO MODERNISE AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURING

Regional Tech Hub improving digital literacy for rural Australians
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Constituents in Barker now have free access to advice and assistance on telecommunications issues, thanks to the Regional Tech Hub launched this week by the Liberal and Nationals Government. Member for Barker, Tony Pasin said the Regional Tech Hub will help rural Australians understand the telecommunications options available to them, decide which option best suits … Continue reading Regional Tech Hub improving digital literacy for rural Australians

Bulk billing rates at record high through COVID-19
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Almost nine out of ten visits to the GP across Australia over the 12 months to September were provided at no cost to the patient.   For GP services, the bulk-billing rate for the 12 months to September 2020 was 88.7 per cent. This was 2.6 percentage points higher than over the previous year.   … Continue reading Bulk billing rates at record high through COVID-19

CAREER REVIVE PILOT SUPPORTING AUSTRALIAN BUSINESSES TO RECRUIT WOMEN IN REGIONAL AREAS
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The Morrison Government is continuing to help skilled women across regional Australia get back into the workforce with a second intake of businesses in the Career Revive pilot initiative.   The initiative aims to increase women’s workforce participation by supporting businesses to attract and retain women returning to work after a career break.   Minister … Continue reading CAREER REVIVE PILOT SUPPORTING AUSTRALIAN BUSINESSES TO RECRUIT WOMEN IN REGIONAL AREAS

TRURO SET TO MAKE A STATEMENT
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TRURO SET TO MAKE A STATEMENT

The Australian Government is continuing to back drought-affected communities, with the community of Truro the latest in Barker to share in over $1.2 million in federal funding under the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together program.   Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the Government was pleased to support the … Continue reading TRURO SET TO MAKE A STATEMENT

HELPING SMALL BUSINESSES IN THE RIVERLAND REDUCE THEIR POWER BILLS
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Small businesses via the Energy Efficient Communities Program in the Riverland will receive support from the Morrison Government to cut energy costs, putting more money back in the pockets of local business owners as we recover from COVID-19. Through the Government’s Energy Efficient Communities Program two small businesses in the Riverland have been awarded grants … Continue reading HELPING SMALL BUSINESSES IN THE RIVERLAND REDUCE THEIR POWER BILLS