SOIL SCIENCE CHALLENGE GRANTS OPEN
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Grant applications open for innovative soil research Applications open 24 November 2021 and close 9pm AEDT 14 February 2022 New and improved soil science to build better soil health Up to $20 million in Australian Government grants is available for innovative research that addresses priority knowledge gaps in soil health and soil management as a … Continue reading SOIL SCIENCE CHALLENGE GRANTS OPEN

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR OFF-FARM EFFICIENCY GRANTS PROGRAM TO GENERATE WATER SAVINGS
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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR OFF-FARM EFFICIENCY GRANTS PROGRAM TO GENERATE WATER SAVINGS

Applications are now open for the Off-farm Efficiency Grants Program, which is a key part of the Federal Government’s commitment to put communities back at the heart of the Murray-Darling basin Plan. Off-farm Efficiency Grants Program will generate water savings for the environment while also making more usable water available to farmers. Member for Barker … Continue reading APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR OFF-FARM EFFICIENCY GRANTS PROGRAM TO GENERATE WATER SAVINGS

FEDERAL FUNDING FLOWS TO DROUGHT-AFFECTED COMMUNITIES IN BARKER
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The Australian Government continues to back communities impacted by, and recovering from, drought, with two new projects in Barker to receive a share of more than $1.3 million in federal funding announced today under Round 22 of the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together initiative. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin … Continue reading FEDERAL FUNDING FLOWS TO DROUGHT-AFFECTED COMMUNITIES IN BARKER

$5.1 MILLION TO CHOOSE YOUR OWN AGVENTURE
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AgCAREERSTART pilot to give recent school leavers gap year opportunities in agriculture sector The gap year program will to be delivered by an industry consortium led by the National Farmers Federation The Australian Government is celebrated National Agriculture Day with delivery of a $5.1 million grants program helping recent school leavers start a career in … Continue reading $5.1 MILLION TO CHOOSE YOUR OWN AGVENTURE

NEW WAY AHEAD FOR AG WORKFORCE
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AgUP grants to support initiatives to develop and retain agricultural workers Industry-led invited to bring forward initiatives that meet their labour needs Program aims to improve sustainability of our primary industries workforce. A round of grant funding will be offered to industry to develop projects and initiatives to support the growth, retention, and sustainability of … Continue reading NEW WAY AHEAD FOR AG WORKFORCE

PASIN TAKES THE FIGHT AGAINST FERAL DEER TO CANBERRA
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PASIN TAKES THE FIGHT AGAINST FERAL DEER TO CANBERRA

Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP is advocating for increased funding for the Limestone Coast Landscape Board to booster its feral deer control program through aerial abatement. Mr Pasin was joined by representatives of the local Landscape Board and local landholders in Keilira to see first hand the damage feral deer are doing to … Continue reading PASIN TAKES THE FIGHT AGAINST FERAL DEER TO CANBERRA

Regional Rural and Remote Communications
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Mr PASIN (Barker) (18:55): I’d like to thank the member for Mayo for bringing this motion to the parliament. I’m sure members in this place know that I don’t often miss an opportunity to raise the salience of this issue, in particular when it comes to mobile phone service reception. A functional mobile phone service … Continue reading Regional Rural and Remote Communications

CULTURE, HERITAGE AND ARTS REGIONAL TOURISM PROGRAM IS NOW OPEN
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In a boost for community organisations across regional Australia, the Morrison Government has announced the opening of the new $3 million Culture, Heritage and Arts Regional Tourism (CHART) program, to be delivered in 2021‑22. Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, said the CHART grants program would support … Continue reading CULTURE, HERITAGE AND ARTS REGIONAL TOURISM PROGRAM IS NOW OPEN

FRANCES TOWN SQUARE OFFICIALLY OPEN
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FRANCES TOWN SQUARE OFFICIALLY OPEN

The newly-completed Frances Town Square was officially opened on Friday 19th November by Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP. The $212,000 project was made possible by the Federal Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program and Naracoorte Lucindale Council, in partnership with the Frances Progress Association. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the Federal Government contributed … Continue reading FRANCES TOWN SQUARE OFFICIALLY OPEN