MP calls for five-day disclosure of political donations

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has today introduced a Private Member’s Bill that will require all political donations to be reported in “real-time” – that is, no later than five business days after receipt.

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Payday lending reform: Time to vote on it and move on

Payday lending protections for vulnerable Australians has become such an urgent issue the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has introduced the Coalition’s own proposed legislation to force some action from the Government.

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Crossbench moves for Parliament to declare climate emergency

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is joining fellow crossbenchers and former Liberal Party leader John Hewson AM in calling on the Parliament to declare a climate emergency.

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Summertown Community Centre 'flush' with funds for new toilets

A grant for $130,000 to build a much-needed toilet block on Tregarthen Reserve at Summertown has been welcomed by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Photo: Summertown Netball Club President Hanna Heptinstall, left, invited the Federal Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie, to a recent game to show her the community centre facilities.

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Funding fix for fire safety upgrades at Mount Compass Sports & Social Club

Mount Compass Community Sports & Social Club can finally address an urgent council directive to meet new fire safety standards thanks to a $60,000 grant from the Federal Government.

Photo: Mount Compass Community Sports & Social Club President Perrin Hicks, left, club secretary Hannah Stone and committee member Tom Edwards recently showed Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie the straw thatched ceiling that must be replaced to meet fire safety standards.

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New shed for Clarendon Netball Club thanks to MP's advocacy

Clarendon Netball Club can now lock up their equipment in a secure shelter thanks to a $30,000 grant advocated for by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Photo: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, third from right, was recently shown the  facilities at Clarendon Netball Club’s base by members Brianna Dowding, left,  Mackenzie Steer, Natalie Perkins, Kyiesha Gee, Chris Rose, and Kaitlyn Millhouse.

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MP welcomes $550,000 upgrade for Encounter Bay Football Club

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the announcement of a $550,000 grant from the Community Development Grants Programme to upgrade the Encounter Bay Football Club’s clubrooms and change rooms.

Photo: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, left, discusses the planned extension of the facilities for the Encounter Bay Football Club and affiliated netball and cricket clubs with Steering Committee Members Ray Clarke and Don Rumbelow and Club President Cameron Hallett, right.

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MP secures $2M for Stage 1 Mt Barker Sports Hub

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the announcement of an extra $2 million to finish off Stage 1 of the Mount Barker Regional Sports Hub worth just over $23 million.

Photo: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, left, and Mount Barker Mayor Ann Ferguson on the site of the Mount Barker Sports Hub. 

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Strong turnout for NBN information session

More than 30 residents attended a National Broadband Network (NBN) information session at Inglewood on Wednesday night hosted by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

 

Caption: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and NBN Co’s South Australian and Northern Territory Local Manager Kym Morgan at the information session at the Inglewood Inn.

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New biomedical research facility for Adelaide a “game changer” for SA cancer patients

South Australia’s growing international reputation as a centre of medical research excellence took a significant step forward this week with the announcement that a world-class biomedical research facility would be developed in Adelaide.

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