2021 BARKER SHIELD AWARD MURRAY BRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL RECIPIENTS
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2021 BARKER SHIELD AWARD MURRAY BRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL RECIPIENTS

Local winners of the Member for Barker Mr Tony Pasin’s annual Barker Shield Program have been presented with the award as part of their end of year school presentation ceremonies. The Barker Shield is an annual award given to three students in each participating school. It celebrates student excellence in three categories: academic achievement; community … Continue reading 2021 BARKER SHIELD AWARD MURRAY BRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL RECIPIENTS

2021 BARKER SHIELD AWARD UNITY COLLEGE RECIPIENTS
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2021 BARKER SHIELD AWARD UNITY COLLEGE RECIPIENTS

Local winners of the Member for Barker Mr Tony Pasin’s annual Barker Shield Program have been presented with the award as part of their end of year school presentation ceremonies. The Barker Shield is an annual award given to three students in each participating school. It celebrates student excellence in three categories: academic achievement; community … Continue reading 2021 BARKER SHIELD AWARD UNITY COLLEGE RECIPIENTS

2021 BARKER SHIELD AWARD ST MARTINS LUTHERN COLLEGE RECIPIENTS
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2021 BARKER SHIELD AWARD ST MARTINS LUTHERN COLLEGE RECIPIENTS

Local winners of the Member for Barker Mr Tony Pasin’s annual Barker Shield Program have been presented with the award as part of their end of year school presentation ceremonies. The Barker Shield is an annual award given to three students in each participating school. It celebrates student excellence in three categories: academic achievement; community … Continue reading 2021 BARKER SHIELD AWARD ST MARTINS LUTHERN COLLEGE RECIPIENTS

NEW TREATMENT FOR AUSTRALIANS WITH LEUKAEMIA IN BARKER
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From 1 December 2021, Australians with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in Barker, will have access to a new treatment option on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). The Morrison Government is expanding the list of Venclexta® (venetoclax) for the treatment of AML, for use in combination with azacitidine. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin welcomed the … Continue reading NEW TREATMENT FOR AUSTRALIANS WITH LEUKAEMIA IN BARKER

SUPPORTING THE RETURN OF AUSTRALIAN LIVE MUSIC
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Applications are now open for the fourth round of the Morrison Government’s $20 million Live Music Australia program, designed to bring more home-grown music to Australian stages. Member for Barker Tony Pasin, said the Government is providing $2.5 million in funding under this round to support venues in their recovery from the pandemic. “As COVID-19 … Continue reading SUPPORTING THE RETURN OF AUSTRALIAN LIVE MUSIC

DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR LOCAL PRODUCERS AFTER DAMAGING STORMS
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Disaster recovery grants of up to $10,000 are now available to local primary producers affected by the severe storms from 28 to 29 October 2021. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Member for Barker Tony Pasin said hail, strong winds and heavy rainfall caused significant damage to … Continue reading DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR LOCAL PRODUCERS AFTER DAMAGING STORMS

$5.6 MILLION FOR HEAVY VEHICLE SAFETY GRANTS
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$5.6 MILLION FOR HEAVY VEHICLE SAFETY GRANTS

Community and industry groups in Barker can now apply for funding under the latest round of the Federal Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI). The Government is investing a further $5.6 million in initiatives that will deliver safety improvements across Australia’s heavy vehicle industry, protect all road users and grow the economy. Member for Barker … Continue reading $5.6 MILLION FOR HEAVY VEHICLE SAFETY GRANTS

STREAMLINING AND STRENGTHENING PACIFIC LABOUR FOR A NEW ERA
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STREAMLINING AND STRENGTHENING PACIFIC LABOUR FOR A NEW ERA

Member for Barker Tony Pasin welcomed the announcement of the next stage of reforms to the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme, providing a single, streamlined program that will benefit employers, workers, and our Pacific family. Mr Pasin said the two existing PALM initiatives – the Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) and Pacific Labour Scheme (PLS) … Continue reading STREAMLINING AND STRENGTHENING PACIFIC LABOUR FOR A NEW ERA

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