Environment grants to restore habitat and engage community

Projects to restore habitat for threatened species and to create a “bush kindy” for pre-schoolers at Cygnet River on Kangaroo Island were among the 15 grants selected for communities across Mayo.

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NBN technology choice for Mylor a 'callous commercial decision'

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is calling on NBN Co to urgently review its callous commercial decision to dump at least 450 properties on the outskirts of the Mylor township on its Sky Muster satellite service after initially promising the community wireless technology.

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Statement on NOPSEMA decision to accept Equinor's environmental plan

Centre Alliance is disappointed by the decision of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) to accept Equinor's environmental plan to drill an exploration well off the South Australian coast.

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Government must cease basin payments to NSW and commence water buybacks

In response to the NSW Government's announcement that it will not contribute to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan’s 450GL efficiency measures or submit its Water Resource Plans in the required timeframe, Centre Alliance is calling on the Federal Government to, as an initial step, cease all Basin Plan payments to NSW immediately and to commence water buybacks in NSW starting in 2020. 

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Woodchester & Gumeracha tennis have the advantage with grants

Tennis clubs at Woodchester and Gumeracha will soon have the advantage of better court facilities thanks to nearly $300,000 in Federal funding secured by the Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Photo: Neville Gilbert, front right, from the Gumeracha Sporting Club, an umbrella group for community sport in Gumeracha including tennis, shows the cracks in the tennis courts to Rebekha Sharkie MP and fellow club members Bob Brooksby, left, Ian Carpenter and Paul Hammer.

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MP secures funding for ANZAC Memorial Garden shelter

The ANZAC Memorial Garden at Macclesfield will soon have a shelter thanks to a $10,000 grant secured by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Photo: Macclesfield Football Club Vice President Eric Toome, left, club representative Shane Bartlett, Macclesfield RSL Vice President Mark Stewart-Jones and Macclesfield Men’s Shed Chairman Ken Smith show the plans for the ANZAC Garden shelter to Rebekha Sharkie MP.

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Yankalilla Men's Shed kitchen all kitted out thanks to Federal grant

The Yankalilla & Districts Community Men’s Shed can now fit out their new kitchen area thanks to a $10,000 grant secured by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Photo: Yankalilla & Districts Community Men’s Shed members show their new kitchen to Rebekha Sharkie MP. Rebekha has successfully advocated for a $10,000 grant to allow members to install much needed items such as a hot-water service, a microwave, some crockery, tables and chairs.

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Servicemen to be honoured at HMAS Hobart Memorial

Memorial plaques for two Australian servicemen killed in a friendly-fire incident during the Vietnam War will be erected at the HMAS Hobart Memorial Lookout near Normanville thanks to the advocacy of the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Photo: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie at the HMAS Hobart lookout with Stephen Lamb, representing HMAS Hobart Association SA President Neville Sampson.

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Equipment lifeline for Aldinga Bay Surf Life Saving Club

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has secured $13,550 for the Aldinga Bay Surf Life Saving Club so it can buy new equipment for rescue, training, first aid and resuscitation purposes.

Photo: Discussing the future vision for the Aldinga Bay Surf Life Saving Club during a recent meeting were Club Vice President Simon Rothwell, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, Vice Captain Patrols Ray Tomlinson, House Manager & Surf Sports Manager Peter Syomns. President Paul Hibbird, Club Captain Andrew Meyer and Grants Officer Keith Holman.

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Rebekha secures $200,000 for Blackwood playground

Blackwood Park Boulevard playground at Craigburn Farm is about to embark on a major facelift thanks to a $200,000 Federal grant secured by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Photo: Blackwood Park Boulevard 'Treetop Playground' at Craigburn Farm is about to embark on a major facelift thanks to a $200,000 Federal grant secured by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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