'headspace' funding boost a win for Mayo youth

The Federal Government’s $3 million funding injection into ‘headspace’ mental health services at Mt Barker and Victor Harbor over the next four years is just what the doctor ordered for the young people of Mayo, according to local MP Rebekha Sharkie.

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Local Sporting Champions

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is pleased to announce that the Mayo’s Local Sporting Champions for Round 2, 2018-19 have been approved by the Australian Sports Commission. 

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Mayo Community Service Awards announced

Mayo Community Service Awards have been presented to 18 senior students across the electorate by the office of Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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South Coast office now open

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie now has a permanent presence on the South Coast, opening an office at Victor Harbor this week.

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Aged Care Bill gets tick of approval

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the news that a parliamentary committee has recommended the adoption of her Private Member’s Bill to require the publication of staffing ratios in aged care facilities.

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Work to start on freeway slip lane next year

A project to build a third lane on the freeway between Stirling and Crafers will be finished in 2019, according to the Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack.

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Parliament delays chance to phase out live sheep exports

The Federal Parliament has missed the chance to phase out long-haul live sheep exports in a "measured" way this year, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie said today.

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MP hosts launch of UN Youth Rep report

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie hosted Amos Washington, Australia’s Youth Representative to the United Nations, as he presented his 2018 Youth Representative Consultation Report yesterday.

Photo: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, right, hosted Amos Washington, Australia’s Youth Representative to the United Nations, pictured centre, as he presented his 2018 Youth Representative Consultation Report yesterday. The launch was attended by parliamentarians and staff including Michael Cornish, pictured left.

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Statement on live sheep export moratorium

Statement from Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie regarding the announcement by the Australian Livestock Exporters' Council (ALEC) of a three-month moratorium on sheep shipments to the Middle East during the Northern Hemisphere summer.

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Bill seeks National Heritage Listing for the Bight

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has introduced a Private Member’s Bill to grant National Heritage Status to the Great Australian Bight to protect this pristine environment from risky mining activities.

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