Queen's Birthday Honours
in In Parliament

Mr PASIN (Barker) (13:56):  In Barker we’re blessed to have a large number of volunteers and residents who do an exceptional amount for the community. This year, more than ever, we have so much to be thankful for from them as we deal with the aftermath of bushfires, drought and, obviously, the global pandemic. On … Continue reading Queen’s Birthday Honours

Reasons to come to SA
in In Parliament

Mr PASIN (Barker) (13:58):  This week, the Premier of Victoria said: I don’t want to be offensive to South Australians, but why would you want to go there? Premier: I get it. You’ve had a bad week! You’ve had a really bad week! Premier, you’ve been burnt courtesy of some particularly bad behaviour from your … Continue reading Reasons to come to SA

Australian Made Campaign
in In Parliament

Mr PASIN (Barker) (19:34):  I’m speaking tonight in support of the Australian Made Campaign. I’m here to encourage all Australians to join the Aussie Made Club. In recent weeks, my office—like those of others, I’m sure—has been inundated with enquiries about how constituents can support Australian domestic manufacturing. It might be one of the silver … Continue reading Australian Made Campaign

Men's Health Week
in In Parliament

Mr PASIN (Barker) (16:17):  Deputy Speaker Gillespie, I know you know that this week is Men’s Health Week. Unfortunately, the health status of men in most countries, including Australia, is generally poorer than that of women. More men die at early stages of life, more men have accidents, more men take their own lives and … Continue reading Men’s Health Week

MALE BAG FOUNDATION
in In Parliament, Speeches

Mr Pasin (Barker) (16:46): The Male Bag Foundation raises funds to purchase equipment for public rural and regional hospitals to improve prostate cancer diagnoses and treatment.  The Male Bag Foundation was established in July 2011 when a couple of men looking for an adventure decided it’d be a good idea to ride from Perth to … Continue reading MALE BAG FOUNDATION

LABOR’S EMISSIONS TARGET – IMPACT ON AUSSIE FARMERS
in In Parliament, Speeches

Mr PASIN (Barker) (10:33):  I rise to address the Labor Party’s recently announced policy of net zero emissions by 2050. Let’s be clear: that’s a policy that would cripple the Australian agriculture industry. Opposition members:  Is this a constituency statement? Mr PASIN:  I’ll take the interjection. The members opposite say, ‘Is this a constituency statement?’ … Continue reading LABOR’S EMISSIONS TARGET – IMPACT ON AUSSIE FARMERS

MEGAN MCLOUGHLIN- HERD OF HOPE
in In Parliament, Speeches

Mr PASIN (Barker) (19:35): The Herd of Hope is an Australian charity which focuses on supporting organ recipients and donor families in regional and rural Australia. The organisation was founded in 2017 by organ recipient Megan McLoughlin, who I’m very proud to say is a resident of the Barossa, in my electorate of Barker. Since … Continue reading MEGAN MCLOUGHLIN- HERD OF HOPE

KINGSTON RSL 100 YEARS
in In Parliament, Speeches

Mr PASIN (Barker) (13:56): I’m pleased to inform the House that, last Sunday, the Kingston SE RSL Sub-branch celebrated its centenary. Like so many RSL sub-branches around the country, they have supported returned veterans and their families since their establishment. The Kingston RSL was established when 10 returned soldiers met at the local council chambers … Continue reading KINGSTON RSL 100 YEARS

SA Volunteer Fire Fighters Museum
in In Parliament

Mr PASIN (Barker) (13:32):  It has been a devastating start to summer. Unprecedented bushfires across the country have once again put in the spotlight the importance and value of volunteer firefighters. Our firefighting volunteers make up such an important part of so many regional communities across the country. South Australia has a long and proud … Continue reading SA Volunteer Fire Fighters Museum