BARKER WINS IN REGIONAL ARTS FUND COMMUNITY GRANTS
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BARKER WINS IN REGIONAL ARTS FUND COMMUNITY GRANTS

Six projects in Barker will receive Federal Government funding through the Regional Arts Fund Community Grants program, delivered through Country Arts SA.   Member for Barker Tony Pasin said more than $80,000 would flow through to the Barker community through the program.   “Barker has a vibrant arts community and through the latest round of … Continue reading BARKER WINS IN REGIONAL ARTS FUND COMMUNITY GRANTS

BEACHPORT SURF LIFESAVING
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BEACHPORT SURF LIFESAVING

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has visited the Beachport Surf Lifesaving Club to talk about plans for an extended Clubhouse made possible with a volunteer grant of $5,000 from the Federal Government awarded in May this year.   The Club received the grant to purchase a third shipping container to complete stage 1 of the … Continue reading BEACHPORT SURF LIFESAVING

BARKER BENEFITING FROM $1 BILLION INVESTMENT IN REGIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP said local students and businesses in Barker are benefiting from the Coalition Government’s investment of $1 billion in regional higher education since 2016.   The Coalition Government provided an additional $400 million for regional and rural higher education in its recent Job-ready Graduates package.   Mr Pasin said students … Continue reading BARKER BENEFITING FROM $1 BILLION INVESTMENT IN REGIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION

PASIN LENDS A HAND AT SUNSET COMMUNITY KITCHEN
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PASIN LENDS A HAND AT SUNSET COMMUNITY KITCHEN

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has visited the Sunset Community Kitchen to help out and congratulate the organisation on their recent volunteer grant of $2,800 from the Federal Government awarded in May this year.   The organisation received the grant to replace the small domestic sink and tap with a large deep commercial sink and … Continue reading PASIN LENDS A HAND AT SUNSET COMMUNITY KITCHEN

‘GO LOCAL FIRST’ NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES
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‘GO LOCAL FIRST’ NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES

A national campaign has been launched to support the recovery of Australia’s small businesses by calling on all Australians to ‘Go Local First’.   Funded by the Morrison Government, the campaign led by the Council of Small Business Organisations Australia (COSBOA) will urge Australians to ‘Go Local First’ when they are purchasing products and services … Continue reading ‘GO LOCAL FIRST’ NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES

MORRISON AND MARSHALL GOVERNMENTS COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT AUSTRALIANS WITH LYMPHOEDEMA
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South Australians diagnosed with lymphoedema now have greater access to therapeutic compression garments, thanks to investments from the Morrison Government and South Australian Marshall Government.   Member or Barker Tony Pasin said the Morrison Government has committed $2 million a year for lymphedema support at the National level.   “This funding will begin immediately and … Continue reading MORRISON AND MARSHALL GOVERNMENTS COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT AUSTRALIANS WITH LYMPHOEDEMA

LETTER TO THE EDITOR - National Diabetes Week
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Dear Editor,   This week is National Diabetes Week.   Type 1 diabetes is a life-long auto-immune disease that usually occurs in childhood but can be diagnosed at any age.   It is one of the most common chronic diseases in children and most newly diagnosed cases are in people less than 15 years old. … Continue reading LETTER TO THE EDITOR – National Diabetes Week

BARKER STUDENTS BENEFIT FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin has congratulated 16 students from across Barker for receiving a Government-funded scholarship to assist with the costs of their tertiary education.   The fourth round of scholarships have been awarded under the Coalition Government’s $58.1 million Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships program, with additional consideration given to those affected by … Continue reading BARKER STUDENTS BENEFIT FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

SUPPORTING OLDER AUSTRALIANS
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More than 6,100 older Australians will live independently for longer following a $325.7 million investment in new home care packages by the Morrison Government.   The extra 6,105 home care packages announced by the Prime Minister this week, brings the total number of additional packages to over 50,000 since the 18-19 Budget, at a cost … Continue reading SUPPORTING OLDER AUSTRALIANS