World Water Day 2022

The theme for World Water Day 2022 is “Groundwater – making the invisible visible.” Did you know groundwater is the main, affordable source of water for many rural communities? You can save water at home by: – Taking a 4 minute shower – Install low-flow showerheads – Checking your kitchen, bathroom and laundry appliances for…

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Barker Producers to Benefit from $68 Million Step Up on Ag Traceability

RDA is excited to work with the government to maximise the opportunities in provenance tracing and the commercial benefits of provenance tracing in the region. More than $68 million in Australian Government funding will shore up Australia’s agricultural traceability systems and increase access to premium overseas markets. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said investing in…

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Building Drought Resilience in the Northern and Yorke Region

Media release Regional Development Australia Yorke & Mid North Building Drought Resilience in the Northern and Yorke Region Community input towards a drought resilience plan in the Adelaide Plains, Barossa, Mid North, Yorke Peninsula and Southern Flinders Ranges will be the key feature of engagement activities due to commence in February 2022. The development of…

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Grants for Food and Beverage Manufacturers in Barker

Small and medium food and beverage manufacturers in Barker can now apply for a grant of up to $25,000 each to save money on energy bills, improve energy efficiency and adopt new energy technologies under the latest $19.9 million round of the Energy Efficient Communities (EEC) program. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin the program…

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Business to Business (B2B) support – NEW opportunities

With business finding more challenges lately, again due to increase in cases around the state, we thought some businesses may need help. We are putting out 2 opportunities for local businesses to engage with the Business to Business (B2B) network:  A discounted rate of $55 for two 3-hour appointments with B2B service providers. $55 gets…

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Future Drought Fund: Supporting Resilience in Barker

Farmers and interested organisations in Barker are encouraged to apply for a share of $23 million with applications open for the Future Drought Fund’s Drought Resilient Soils and Landscapes Program. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the competitive grants process will trial and demonstrate land management practices that support drought resilience. “The program is looking…

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