Pasin secures funding to build stronger communities
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Pasin secures funding to build stronger communities

Member for Barker, Tony Pasin has secured $13,636 for the East Gambier Sportsman Club thanks to the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme. The funding will help the club save and use rainwater, lowering their water costs by becoming more self-sufficient. The club will use the funding to install rainwater tanks, run new storm water pipes, … Continue reading Pasin secures funding to build stronger communities

Federal Funding to Upgrade South East Roads
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Federal Funding to Upgrade South East Roads

The South East community is set to benefit from the Australian Government’s investment in local roads, with a number of projects currently being undertaken by councils with funding through the Federal Government’s Roads to Recovery program. $398,708 of Federal Government funding for upgrading Mingbool Road (total cost $800,000) The upgrades which will see the road … Continue reading Federal Funding to Upgrade South East Roads

Quad strain Meningococcal vaccine to be added to the National immunisation program
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To help protect our youngest Australians from the devastating consequences of meningococcal, a quad-strain vaccine will be added to the National Immunisation Program (NIP). The new vaccine (Nimenrix) covers against A, C, W and Y strains (MenACWY) and will be added to the NIP ahead of the next peak meningococcal season which, based on previous … Continue reading Quad strain Meningococcal vaccine to be added to the National immunisation program

15 hours of preschool a week for Barker Children
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More than 1,985 children across Barker will benefit from a $400 million preschool funding announced by the Coalition Government. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said $2.5 million for local preschoolers would ensure they had access to 15 hours a week of quality early learning in the year before they started school. “The Coalition Government wants … Continue reading 15 hours of preschool a week for Barker Children

Barker farmers to reap benefits from Pacific trade deal
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The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will mean big benefits for farmers in Barker, says Member for Barker Tony Pasin. Beef, sheep, dairy, wine, horticulture, seafood, cereal and grain commodities are all set to see better prices flow to the farm gate by making these products more competitive in CPTPP countries. “Australia … Continue reading Barker farmers to reap benefits from Pacific trade deal

Happy Australia Day!
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Happy Australia Day!

On January 26 Australians around the nation and those living around the world will reflect on what it is to be part of our great nation.

Government grants boost local community commemorative projects
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin today announced Government funding for a local project to honour Australia’s wartime history.

Mobile Blackspot Program
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Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin has been publicly advocating for a continuation of the Federal Governments Mobile Blackspot program past the first three rounds.

Over 140,000 trees to be planted in Barker
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Over 140,000 trees to be planted in Barker

Over 140,000 will be planted in Barker by June 2020 thanks to a funding boost from the Coalition Government for new revegetation projects that directly help recover threatened ecological communities or threatened species.