FEDERAL MP FIGHTS FOR FUNDING
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP is throwing his weight behind the push to build a new childcare facility in Kingston SE. Mr Pasin said he used his time in quarantine after returning from Canberra earlier this month to work the phones and hold a number of virtual meetings including with the Minister for Education … Continue reading FEDERAL MP FIGHTS FOR FUNDING

DRIVER REVIVER AND SAFETY BOOST FOR BARKER
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Two roadside rest areas across Barker will be upgraded to help combat driver fatigue and make local roads safer, thanks to funding under the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Driver Reviver Site Upgrade Program. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin said there is nothing more important than saving lives, which is what this funding is all … Continue reading DRIVER REVIVER AND SAFETY BOOST FOR BARKER

A LIFE CHANGING LIFE AWAITS IN BARKER
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Job seekers and those looking to transfer their skills into a new career in Barker will be encouraged to consider care and support work in a new Australian Government campaign. The A Life Changing Life campaign captures real-life relationships between workers and the people they support to highlight the unique experiences and employment opportunities available … Continue reading A LIFE CHANGING LIFE AWAITS IN BARKER

AGRI SECTOR’S RECORD YEAR
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The Australian agricultural sector is poised to smash production value records this year, with our pandemic-defying farmers propelling the sector to $73 billion. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud said the ABARES’s Agricultural Commodities: September Quarter report shows that farming has grown by 1.3 per cent in the last quarter. “That may not … Continue reading AGRI SECTOR’S RECORD YEAR

PASIN TO HOST COMMUNITY MEETING IN MOUNT PLEASANT
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PASIN TO HOST COMMUNITY MEETING IN MOUNT PLEASANT

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has invited community members to a meeting in Mount Pleasant as part of his continued effort to ensure local voices are heard in Canberra. “I try and be as accessible as possible as I travel around the electorate,” Mr Pasin said. “I am most effective in Canberra when I have … Continue reading PASIN TO HOST COMMUNITY MEETING IN MOUNT PLEASANT

SMART FARMS SMALL GRANTS BOOST FOR BARKER SOIL
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Smart Farms Small Grants: Soil Extension Activities round is now open. Barker organisations and individuals can apply for grants of up to $250,000 over two years. Two-year Soil Extension Activities to improve understanding of Australia’s soil condition and how to better manage it. Grants supporting outcomes under the Smart Farms Small Grants Program and the … Continue reading SMART FARMS SMALL GRANTS BOOST FOR BARKER SOIL

A BIG WIN FOR GENERATIONS IN JAZZ
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A BIG WIN FOR GENERATIONS IN JAZZ

The local arts sector has received a major boost today in its recovery from COVID-19, with Generations in Jazz in the Limestone Coast awarded a share of more than $20 million, under the fifth batch of grants from the Federal Government’s $200 million Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund. Minister for Communications, Urban … Continue reading A BIG WIN FOR GENERATIONS IN JAZZ

BACKING BARKER BUSINESSES
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Two further projects in Barker worth more than $1.46 million will receive funding under the Murray–Darling Basin Economic Development Program’s third round, providing jobs and economic stimulus to the region. Member for Barker, Tony Pasin, said the successful projects could get up and running quickly. “Congratulations to successful recipients the District Council of Loxton Waikerie … Continue reading BACKING BARKER BUSINESSES

PASIN WELCOMES NEW POWERS TO COMBAT CRIME ON THE DARK WEB
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The safety of our local community has received a boost with the passage of legislation that gives Australian law enforcement agencies new capabilities to identify and disrupt serious criminal activity occurring online. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said this is an important step forward in the fight against serious crimes like child exploitation, drug trafficking, … Continue reading PASIN WELCOMES NEW POWERS TO COMBAT CRIME ON THE DARK WEB