MURRAY RIVER STUDY HUB OPENS SPOKE LOCATIONS IN RENMARK, BERRI, LOXTON
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The Murray River Study Hub (MRSH) will open three new temporary locations in Renmark, Berri and Loxton, providing improved access to the growing number of Riverland university students using the hub. The temporary sites will remain in place while construction of the new Riverland central hub is underway on the TAFE SA site at Berri. … Continue reading MURRAY RIVER STUDY HUB OPENS SPOKE LOCATIONS IN RENMARK, BERRI, LOXTON

ANLABY ROAD READY TO WELCOME TOURISTS VIA SEALED ROAD
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ANLABY ROAD READY TO WELCOME TOURISTS VIA SEALED ROAD

Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin officially opened the resealed Anlaby Road on Thursday 14 October. Mr Pasin said the Federal Government assisted in the sealing of Anlaby Road via a contribution of $741,018 from the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program. “I am so pleased that the Federal Government is supporting worthwhile projects in … Continue reading ANLABY ROAD READY TO WELCOME TOURISTS VIA SEALED ROAD

LIVE MUSIC SET TO BE REIGNITED IN ROBE
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LIVE MUSIC SET TO BE REIGNITED IN ROBE

The Federal Government is supporting the return of live music, with the Caledonian Inn sharing in more than $2.5 million, as part of round three of the Live Music Australia program. Federal Member for Barker said the program will bring more original live Australian music to communities across the country – from pubs in the … Continue reading LIVE MUSIC SET TO BE REIGNITED IN ROBE

KEEPING THE PROJECTORS ROLLING AT OATMILL CINEMA COMPLEX
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KEEPING THE PROJECTORS ROLLING AT OATMILL CINEMA COMPLEX

Oatmill Cinema Complex in Mount Gambier has been given a lifeline from the pandemic, with a $60,000 grant under the Morrison Government’s $20 million Supporting Cinemas’ Retention Endurance and Enhancement of Neighbourhoods (SCREEN) Fund. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the Morrison Government is committed to keep cinemas operation during the pandemic. “Independent cinemas are … Continue reading KEEPING THE PROJECTORS ROLLING AT OATMILL CINEMA COMPLEX

COVID-HIT EVENTS TO SHARE IN $25M SHOW OF SUPPORT
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The Federal Government is helping to ensure agricultural shows and field days in Barker can see off COVID-19 and continue contributing to local communities in the post pandemic era. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said $25 million is being provided under the Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days and Supporting Showmen and Women programs. “COVID-19 … Continue reading COVID-HIT EVENTS TO SHARE IN $25M SHOW OF SUPPORT

REGIONAL BOOST FOR BARKER UNDER BUILDING BETTER REGIONS FUND COMMUNITY INVESTMENT STREAM
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REGIONAL BOOST FOR BARKER UNDER BUILDING BETTER REGIONS FUND COMMUNITY INVESTMENT STREAM

Communities in Barker are set to receive a boost following the announcement of six successful projects under the Building Better Regions Fund – Community Investment stream. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the community-based projects were a positive investment in the electorate’s future. “I’m really pleased to see these projects receive funding from the … Continue reading REGIONAL BOOST FOR BARKER UNDER BUILDING BETTER REGIONS FUND COMMUNITY INVESTMENT STREAM

FIRST SOD TURNED ON THE COONAWARRA RAIL TRAIL
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FIRST SOD TURNED ON THE COONAWARRA RAIL TRAIL

Today’s sod turning officially marks the start of construction on the Coonawarra Rail Trail. Member for Barker, Tony Pasin said the Federal Government has committed $1,664,648 to help bring this project to fruition. The Wattle Range Council has received a total of $2,623,517 via the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program to fund this and … Continue reading FIRST SOD TURNED ON THE COONAWARRA RAIL TRAIL

CONCEPT DESIGN FOR $202 MILLION TRURO BYPASS RELEASED FOR PUBLIC CONSULTATION
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The first major part of the Greater Adelaide Freight Bypass to get more trucks off the South Eastern Freeway and Cross Road is a step closer with a concept design for the Truro Bypass alignment released for public consultation. Planning is progressing on a solution to improve road safety, boost freight productivity, get 600 B-Doubles … Continue reading CONCEPT DESIGN FOR $202 MILLION TRURO BYPASS RELEASED FOR PUBLIC CONSULTATION

GREATER CHILD CARE SUPPORT BROUGHT FORWARD
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GREATER CHILD CARE SUPPORT BROUGHT FORWARD

Families in Barker will benefit from greater child care support sooner, with increased Child Care Subsidy (CCS) for multiple children brought forward from 7 March 2022, four months earlier than first expected. The increased subsidies were due to come into effect on 11 July 2022, but the Government has been able to work with Commonwealth … Continue reading GREATER CHILD CARE SUPPORT BROUGHT FORWARD