Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has thrown her support behind a 'buy local' campaign instigated by South Australia’s hailstorm-affected apple and pear growers.
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie discusses the Hailstorm Heroes campaign with Ashley Green at his Hillview Fruits apple and cherry orchard at Lenswood. Inset: An example of some of the hailstorm damage that may appear on apples.Read more
Mayo remains largely untouched in the Australian Electoral Commission’s proposed redraw of South Australia’s electorates in a move the local Federal Member Rebekha Sharkie has described as a win for “people power”.Read more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the news that new telecommunication base stations will finally be built at Gosse on Kangaroo Island and at Ashbourne on the Fleurieu Peninsula under Round 3 of the Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program.Read more
Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt has accepted an invitation from the Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie to visit her electorate and engage with the community about aged care services.
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, left, with South Australian cook, food author and restaurateur Maggie Beer and the Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt at a recent Maggie Beer Foundation presentation at Parliament House. Minister Wyatt is visiting the region on May 1. Maggie Beer has been invited to visit the electorate later in the year to give a presentation on her Foundation's work to improve the food experiences of elderly residents.
Jack and Fay Miller of Victor Harbor are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary today (April 3).
The Federal Government’s recent decision to introduce a mining exclusion zone in the Southern and Western Kangaroo Island Marine Parks has been welcomed by the Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie wants a better deal for people receiving the Age Pension to stop vulnerable elderly Australians from slipping into poverty.Read more
Pending a final vote in the Senate, the Nick Xenophon Team has secured an extra $40 million for drug addiction services, including specialist methamphetamine rehabilitation facilities in South Australia, as part of the Government’s welfare reform package.Read more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the Government’s announcement of a $180 subsidy for Kangaroo Island students to cover the costs of a school trip to Canberra.Read more