Local News

Regional Occupation List Updated

Eighteen occupations will be added to the Regional Occupation List to further support regional and rural businesses, particularly farms. The occupations include livestock, beef, dairy, sheep, aqua-culture and crop farmers, among other agricultural roles. Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed the news that farmers will have better access to skilled workers...

Community Environmental Grants Announced

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed the announcement of new funding opportunities for community groups around delivering environmental projects and reducing power bills. The Communities Environment Program will provide up to $150,000 for community-led projects that deliver real environmental benefits. Mr Pasin said. “Community groups across Barker are already delivering excellent...