Third political party enters ring

A THIRD political party has announced it will field a candidate in the seat of Barker at the federal election due in the first half of 2019. Queensland politician and businessman Clive Palmer has revealed his re-badged United[…]

Safer region funds open

COUNCILS and community organisations in Barker now have the opportunity to apply for a share of up to $1m in funding through the Australian Government Safer Communities Fund[…]

Sports infrastructure grants open

SPORTING groups in Barker now have the opportunity to apply for grants of up to $500,000 through a $29.7m Federal Government program aimed at upgrading community sports infrastructure[…]

Barker electorate edges closer to Adelaide

THE South East’s influence in Federal Parliament has been diluted with the addition of an additional 12,000 voters from the Adelaide Hills and the Barossa Valley to the seat of Barker.[…]

NBN rollout reaches milestone

THE National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout has hit a milestone in regional South Australia with the fixed line rollout now complete[…]

Mental health investment

THE Federal Government will invest an additional $110m in mental health services to extend and expand mental health programs for young Australians. Member for Barker Tony […]