Government urged to quit ‘blame game’

GRANT District Council has called on both state and federal governments to quit the “blame game” when it comes to responsibility for health services in a review of the State Public Health Plan[…]

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 […]

Road upgrade funding

MEMBER for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed additional funding of $40m over two years for South Australia’s councils to help with critical upgrades of the state’s local road network.[…]

Small business challenges loom

THE small business sector enjoyed some notable achievements in 2017, but challenges loom on several policy fronts according to Australian Small Business Ombudsman Kate Carnell[…]

Highway upgrade priority

MEMBER for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed an announcement the Australian Government will fully fund a strategy to establish Princes Highway priority upgrades between Sydney and […]

City Council backs airport overhaul

MOUNT Gambier City Council will commit $500,000 to the redevelopment of Mount Gambier Airport if Grant District Council’s revised application for federal funding is successful. A […]

Call for kids to start preschool at age 3

PREMIER Jay Weatherill is calling on the Commonwealth Government to fund preschool for three-year-olds to improve the educational outcomes and future career success of children across the state.[…]

New STEM program launched

APPLICATIONS are now open for a new program to make access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) easier for 1200 students living in regional and […]

New child care package announced

MORE than 3800 families in Barker will be better off under the Federal Government’s child care overhaul, according to Member for Barker Tony Pasin. He said […]