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Member for Mayo launches ‘Super Sleuth’ campaign

Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has launched a new campaign to help local workers fight for lost retirement savings. 

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Murray funds needed to fight farmer rip-off

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has pledged to start working on a multi-million dollar funding package to help Coorong Tatiara farmers become more self-sufficient from the “exorbitant price gouging” of SA Water.

PHOTO: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, and Party Leader Nick Xenophon, with Coorong and Tatiara farmers at a recent public meeting at Coonalpyn.

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Statement on citizenship

Statement from Rebekha Sharkie regarding citizenship: 

"Earlier today I received a phone call from the Prime Minister about the citizenship issue that has engulfed the Federal Parliament.

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Boundary change opens up millions in potential funding for Mayo

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed a Government policy change that means most of the Adelaide Hills is now eligible to apply for millions of dollars for infrastructure projects under the Building Better Regions Fund.

Map: The new boundaries for the Building Better Regions Fund. The areas shaded light and dark purple are eligible to apply for the program providing they meet all criteria.

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Submissions flood in to save Seat of Mayo

More than 80 voters emailed submissions to the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) calling for the retention of Mayo in the first 24-hours of a community campaign launched by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie on Tuesday night.

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Urgent need for 'Gonski-style' higher education review

The Nick Xenophon Team has called for a comprehensive ‘Gonski-style’ review of teritary education – in universities and vocational education – as part of any Federal Government reform of the sector.

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Girls takeover Federal Parliament

Rebekha Sharkie, the Federal Member for Mayo, and her three Nick Xenophon Team colleagues in the Senate joined a global movement for girls leadership this week.

Photograph: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie with the four Plan International Australia 'Girls Takeover Parliament' participants hosted by the Nick Xenophon Team - Georgia Eccles, left, Ella Gillespie, Sarah Tonkins and Asha Clementi.
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New South Coast bus service offers 'best of both worlds'

After weeks of negotiations the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has successfully advocated for a ‘hybrid’ bus service for the South Coast.

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New mental health service launched in Mayo

A new mental health organisation, Moving A Head, was launched in the region recently with the support of the Federal Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie.

Photograph: Moving A Head Chief Executive Officer Sandra Batistich, front, holds a model of her organisation's logo at its official launch. Sandra is pictured with Mount Barker Mayor Ann Ferguson, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and members of the Mount Barker Men's Shed.

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MP helps aspiring young diplomats

Two Tatachilla Lutheran College students will be heading to Canberra for a national United Nations-style diplomacy competition later this year with some assistance from the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Photograph: Tatachilla Lutheran College Principal Cain McDonald, left, and Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie with Year 12 students Tilly Symonds and Mathieu Patton who are heading to Canberra to represent the state in the Evatt Competition.

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