BACKING AUSSIE EXPORTERS
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BACKING AUSSIE EXPORTERS

The Morrison Government is backing Australian businesses to grow their exports and create jobs through reforms to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme, after an independent review of financial assistance for small and medium enterprise exporters. The EMDG scheme is a key Government financial assistance program to help aspiring and current exporters increase their … Continue reading BACKING AUSSIE EXPORTERS

IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN BARKER
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IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN BARKER

The Morrison Government is supporting community groups to lower their power bills and play their part in helping to reduce Australia’s emissions.   Across Australia, not-for-profit community groups have been awarded grants of up to $12,500 for energy-saving projects under the Government’s Energy Efficient Communities Program.   Member for Barker Tony Pasin says through the … Continue reading IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN BARKER

Murray Bridge set to receive exhibition from National Gallery of Australia
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Murray Bridge will soon be able to enjoy a touring arts project from the National Gallery of Australia thanks to the Federal Government’s National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach program.   Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, and Member for Barker Tony Pasin have announced that National Gallery … Continue reading Murray Bridge set to receive exhibition from National Gallery of Australia

RECORD MEDICARE BULK BILLING RATES THROUGH COVID-19
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The Morrison Government’s steadfast commitment to Medicare has been underlined by a record GP bulk billing rate of 87.5 per cent nationally for 2019–20.   The bulk billing rate in Barker was 80.4 per cent, meaning on average more than 8 out of 10 visits to the GP were provided with no out-of-pocket cost.   … Continue reading RECORD MEDICARE BULK BILLING RATES THROUGH COVID-19

Pasin welcomes SA sign up to National Agricultural Workers Code
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Pasin welcomes SA sign up to National Agricultural Workers Code

Tony Pasin has welcomed the National Agricultural Workers Code being adopted by South Australia following National Cabinet in Friday. SA is one of five States and Territories to adopt a binding, enforceable, evidence-based National Agricultural Workers Code that will ensure Australian famers can keep working to provide food security while also protecting the health of … Continue reading Pasin welcomes SA sign up to National Agricultural Workers Code

DELIVERING FOR MURRAY DARLING BASIN COMMUNITIES IN BARKER
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DELIVERING FOR MURRAY DARLING BASIN COMMUNITIES IN BARKER

Today’s Murray-Darling Communities Investment Package means South Australian communities will share in an overhaul of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan that will see over $230 million invested in creating jobs, economic activity and healthy rivers in regional areas. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt, and local Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP said … Continue reading DELIVERING FOR MURRAY DARLING BASIN COMMUNITIES IN BARKER

LOCAL TASKFORCE TO AID JOBS RECOVERY IN BARKER
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Recognising the importance of local knowledge, the Morrison Government is investing $62.8 million in a Local Jobs Program to support the recovery from COVID-19 to help Australians get back into work. As part of the program, the Employment Facilitator for Barker will receive boosted resources to connect job seekers to local employment opportunities. Employment Facilitators … Continue reading LOCAL TASKFORCE TO AID JOBS RECOVERY IN BARKER

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR $40M FORESTRY RECOVERY FUND
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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR $40M FORESTRY RECOVERY FUND

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed the opening of applications for the Forestry Recovery Development Fund, which will provide $40 million in grant funding to help industry recover from the devastating summer bushfires. Mr Pasin said competitive grants of between $1 million and $5 million would strengthen industry and create jobs in our forestry … Continue reading APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR $40M FORESTRY RECOVERY FUND

ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO REINFORCE AUSTRALIA’S AGED CARE SECTOR
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The Morrison Government will provide an additional $563.3 million to extend support for the aged care sector’s response to COVID-19, announced in March, and subsequently as part of the Aged Care response plan.   This takes our Government’s support to senior Australians in Aged Care to over $1.5 billion since the pandemic began.   The … Continue reading ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO REINFORCE AUSTRALIA’S AGED CARE SECTOR