THIRD-term MP Tony Pasin says Barker will continue to be his focus, rather than speculation about ministry roles in the Morrison Coalition Government.
TONY Pasin says he feels like the Riverland has “adopted” him, after strong local results helped propel him to a third term as Liberal Member for Barker on Saturday.
POTENTIAL increases to energy costs for Riverland irrigators and growers were discussed this week when Federal Minister for Energy Angus Taylor attended a meeting in Renmark.
MORE Riverland irrigators would walk off the land – devastating the region’s economy – under a Labor pledge to overturn a Murray-Darling Basin Plan deal, a local MP says.
THE region has this week been allocated an MRI licence for the Riverland General Hospital, giving local patients access to life-saving scans closer to home.
NOTORIOUS Riverland and Mallee mobile phone blackspot areas will soon have reception, after it was announced they will share in $220 million of blackspot funding.
A LOCAL retirement community will soon commence construction of a $1.1 million multi-function centre, thanks to a $425,000 Federal Government grant.
A CURE for type 1 diabetes is one step closer following the Federal Government’s $54.5 million funding announcement last week for continued research and support for those living with the disease.