PASIN SPLASHES FUNDING FOR MURRAY RIVER SPLASH
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin says The Rural City of Murray Bridge is one of 24 successful applicants to receive Federal Government funding under the Regional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Grants program. Around $580,000 in funding will now flow for events and projects across regions, helping to boost domestic visitors through unique local experiences. With COVID-19 … Continue reading PASIN SPLASHES FUNDING FOR MURRAY RIVER SPLASH

$24 MILLION FUNDING BOOST FOR ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH CARE AT HEADSPACE
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$24 MILLION FUNDING BOOST FOR ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH CARE AT HEADSPACE

The Morrison Government is investing $24.2 million to reduce wait times – fast tracking access to mental health services for young people aged 12–25 seeking headspace appointments including in Barker. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said mental health and suicide prevention remains one of our Government’s highest priorities. “The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound … Continue reading $24 MILLION FUNDING BOOST FOR ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH CARE AT HEADSPACE

ENERGISING BOWHILL
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ENERGISING BOWHILL

A $886,850 project to help ‘Energise Bowhill’ has been officially opened today at the Bowhill General Store. Member for Barker Tony Pasin attended on behalf of the Federal Government who, through the Building Better Regions Fund, provided $339,287 to the project which will help boost employment and economic activity for the region. The project has … Continue reading ENERGISING BOWHILL

BARKER SALUTES THEIR SERVICE
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BARKER SALUTES THEIR SERVICE

Community groups and organisations in Barker will be better equipped to remember the service and sacrifice of our current and former Australian Defence Force personnel thanks to the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program. Member for Barker, Tony Pasin congratulated organisations in Barker which will receive a share in $28,594 for projects commemorating … Continue reading BARKER SALUTES THEIR SERVICE

AUSTRALIAN TIMBER INDUSTRY HAS ROOM TO GROW, SAYS PASIN
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AUSTRALIAN TIMBER INDUSTRY HAS ROOM TO GROW, SAYS PASIN

Member for Barker Tony Pasin is encouraging stakeholders in the Limestone Coast to make a submission to the Federal Government’s inquiry into supply chain constraints in the Australian plantation sector. The House Standing Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources has launched the inquiry and will be accepting submissions until Monday, 17 August. Mr Pasin said … Continue reading AUSTRALIAN TIMBER INDUSTRY HAS ROOM TO GROW, SAYS PASIN

$24 MILLION FUNDING BOOST FOR ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH CARE AT HEADSPACE
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$24 MILLION FUNDING BOOST FOR ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH CARE AT HEADSPACE

The Morrison Government is investing $24.2 million to reduce wait times – fast tracking access to mental health services for young people aged 12–25 seeking headspace appointments including in Barker. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said mental health and suicide prevention remains one of our Government’s highest priorities. “The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound … Continue reading $24 MILLION FUNDING BOOST FOR ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH CARE AT HEADSPACE

$14.6 MILLION FOR PROTECTED HORTICULTURE IN SA
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$14.6 MILLION FOR PROTECTED HORTICULTURE IN SA

Fruit farmers across South Australia are able to access $14.6 million of Federal Government funding to purchase and install protective netting. Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP who has been an integral part of the policy discussions regarding this program said this funding was a major win for fruit farmers in SA. “Netting delivers clear … Continue reading $14.6 MILLION FOR PROTECTED HORTICULTURE IN SA

AUSTRALIA-UNITED KINGDOM FREE TRADE AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS COMMENCE
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed the news that the Australian Government has launched Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations with the United Kingdom (UK) for a comprehensive, ambitious and mutually beneficial bilateral agreement. “We are committed to progressing the FTA, and improving market access for agricultural products will be at the forefront of negotiations. … Continue reading AUSTRALIA-UNITED KINGDOM FREE TRADE AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS COMMENCE

$1.5 BILLION INFRASTRUCTURE STIMULUS TO DRIVE RECOVERY IN BARKER
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$1.5 BILLION INFRASTRUCTURE STIMULUS TO DRIVE RECOVERY IN BARKER

A new $1.5 billion Australian Government infrastructure package will provide an immediate injection into the economy and bring jobs back online to help stem the impact of COVID-19. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin said getting shovels in the ground on local construction projects was important for maintaining jobs and economic growth in Barker. “Every … Continue reading $1.5 BILLION INFRASTRUCTURE STIMULUS TO DRIVE RECOVERY IN BARKER