SUPPORTING OUR VETERANS AND COMMUNITY IN MOUNT GAMBIER
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SUPPORTING OUR VETERANS AND COMMUNITY IN MOUNT GAMBIER

The Mount Gambier RSL will benefit from $30,000 in Federal Government grant funding that will assist the club to upgrade the RSL Diggers Room. “I congratulate the Mount Gambier RSL for modernising the Diggers Rest at their facility. I am so pleased that this initiative will be supported by a $30,000 grant from the Federal … Continue reading SUPPORTING OUR VETERANS AND COMMUNITY IN MOUNT GAMBIER

ATTRACTING MORE STUDENTS TO STUDY IN BARKER
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Member for Barker, Tony Pasin wants to boost the region’s economy by hosting more tertiary students on Coalition Government scholarships. Tony Pasin has called on local universities and VET providers to apply for funding to offer Destination Australia scholarships through their institution. Destination Australia scholarships will provide students up to $15,000 a year through 250 … Continue reading ATTRACTING MORE STUDENTS TO STUDY IN BARKER

CAMBRAI AND GREENOCK COMMUNITIES WIN DROUGHT FUNDING
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The Morrison Government is continuing to back drought-affected communities, with two projects in Barker electorate to receive Federal Government funding under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together program. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the Government was pleased to support the Foundation’s crucial work of stimulating regional economies while … Continue reading CAMBRAI AND GREENOCK COMMUNITIES WIN DROUGHT FUNDING

FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL VOLUNTEERS THIS NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK
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The Morrison Government will provide a funding injection for 16 local community groups and organisations in Barker to support the work of local volunteers. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the funding would go a long way to support local organisations in Barker and their volunteers through what has been a tough year. “This summer, … Continue reading FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL VOLUNTEERS THIS NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK

NATIONAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING RESPONSE PLAN
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed the Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan with $48.1 million in additional Federal Government funding to support the plan. This investment builds on approximately $500 million for mental health and suicide prevention announced by the Government this year including $64 million for suicide prevention, $74 million for … Continue reading NATIONAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING RESPONSE PLAN

APPLICATIONS FOR BRIDGES AND HEAVY VEHICLE SAFETY FUNDING CLOSING SOON
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Local councils and state and territory governments are encouraged to apply for funding available under Round 5 of the Bridges Renewal Program (BRP) and Round 7 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the programs presented an opportunity to deliver better and safer bridges and freight … Continue reading APPLICATIONS FOR BRIDGES AND HEAVY VEHICLE SAFETY FUNDING CLOSING SOON

HAVE YOUR SAY ON MOBILE BLACK SPOT PROGRAM
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Member for Barker Tony Pasin is encouraging residents to have their say on the design of the next round of the Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program (MBSP) to ensure it continues to improve mobile phone coverage for regional communities. The Federal Government has released a discussion paper on design options for Round 5A, to test … Continue reading HAVE YOUR SAY ON MOBILE BLACK SPOT PROGRAM

FEDERAL FUNDING TO INCREASE AERIAL FIREFIGHTING SUPPORT
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Australia’s aerial firefighting capability has received an $11 million boost to ensure additional aircraft are available for the 2020-21 and future bushfire seasons. The $11 million boost to the national aerial firefighting fleet was announced in January by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, and comes on top of the $15 million we already deliver each year … Continue reading FEDERAL FUNDING TO INCREASE AERIAL FIREFIGHTING SUPPORT

WORKS BEGIN ON PRINCES HIGHWAY, MURRAY BRIDGE
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WORKS BEGIN ON PRINCES HIGHWAY, MURRAY BRIDGE

Resurfacing works on the Princes Highway begin this week as part of the jointly funded Princes Highway Corridor Program. Two sections of the highway near Murray Bridge will be resurfaced to improve safety and create a quieter experience for road users. The $4.3 million project includes a 1.7km section of the outbound lanes from Adelaide … Continue reading WORKS BEGIN ON PRINCES HIGHWAY, MURRAY BRIDGE