Statement on Centre Alliance position on CDP Bill

Centre Alliance will not support the proposed Social Security Legislation Amendment (Community Development Program) Bill 2018 in its current form for the following reasons;

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Five priority locations nominated for mobile black spot funding

Seven priority sites in five locations have been put forward by the Federal Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie, for Round 4 of the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program.

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MP calls for urgent review of NDIS client left in limbo

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has called on the Government to intervene in the case of a Hills man with severe disabilities who has been left with just a fraction of the support he needs under his transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Photo courtesy @SamHensmanStory: Sam Hensman and his fiance Tess. 

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Get the kids off Nauru for medical treatment

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is backing a Private Member's Bill that would temporarily bring any of the 77 children on Nauru to Australia if they needed urgent medical treatment.

 

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National container deposit scheme just makes 'cents'

Victoria and Tasmania need to stop dragging their feet in the war against waste and commit to a national container deposit scheme, the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie told Parliament yesterday.

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Rebekha meets with Mayo's craft distillers

Building tourism and export opportunities and cutting government red tape were the key topics on the agenda of a meeting of local craft distillers hosted today by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Attending the Mayo Craft Distillers meeting were Willa Wauchope from Pot and Still, left, Trudy Dickson from Ambleside Distillers, Ian Schmidt from Tin Shed Distillery, David Pearse from Five Nines Distilling, Paul Shand from Spirit of Gondwana, Gareth Andrews from Fleurieu Distillery, the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, Sacha LaForgia from Adelaide Hills Distillery and Wes Heddles from Prohibition Liquor Co.

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MP welcomes bulk-billing MRI for Mount Barker

The Federal Government's announcement on Sunday that it would fund a Medicare-rebatable MRI licence for Mount Barker has been welcomed by the Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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$2.6M to run MRI licences in Mayo

It would cost about $1.3 million a year to operate a Medicare-rebatable MRI machine in Mount Barker, and the same for Victor Harbor, according to Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) estimates obtained by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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Urgent aged care staffing reforms must go ahead

A Royal Commission into aged care services mustn’t put the brakes on urgent reforms in the sector, including greater transparency around staffing ratios, the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie said today.

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Public to have say on Aged Care Bill

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the Government’s decision to refer her Private Member’s Bill on publishing staff ratios in aged care facilities to a Parliamentary Inquiry.

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