Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is introducing a Private Members’ Bill to put pressure on the Government to follow a United Nations recommendation and raise the age of criminal responsibility in Australia from 10 to 14 years.Read more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has backed a plan by the Alexandrina Council to “sensitively develop” a beach near the Murray Mouth into an eco-tourism site.Read more
Federal Parliament has decided to examine in more detail a Private Member’s Bill on political donation reform introduced by the Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.Read more
Members of the Crossbench – Centre Alliance MP Rebekha Sharkie and Independent MPs Dr Helen Haines and Zali Steggall – have re-established the Parliamentary Friends of Climate Action in the 46th Parliament.
Photo: Parliamentary Friends of Climate Action Co-Chairs Rebekha Sharkie, Member for Mayo, left, and Dr Helen Haines, Member for Indi, and Deputy Chair Zali Steggall, Member for Warringah, met last week with UNICEF Australia Young Ambassadors Lachlan Arthur and Steve Muan who presented the UNICEF Australia Young Ambassadors 2019 report ‘A Climate for Change’. Climate change and its flow-on effects to wellbeing and safety were key topics in the report.
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed Government moves to tweak its year-old child care reform package to make life easier for parents who only access care during school holidays.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more