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
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has joined SA-BEST Leader Nick Xenophon and SA-BEST candidates for Finniss and Mawson, Joe Hill and Hazel Wainwright, in announcing a State Election commitment for a Regional Public Transport Plan for the Fleurieu Peninsula and Alexandrina.
The Nick Xenophon Team has welcomed Federal Labor’s announcement last Thursday of a National Inquiry into Post-Secondary Education.Read more
A Private Member’s Bill seeking to protect small farm businesses from “arbitrary and draconian” lending practices has been introduced by the Federal Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie.Read more
Following strong advocacy with the State Government and transport authorities, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has successfully lobbied for changes to the new South Coast bus timetable to improve passenger services.Read more
Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has called on the Federal Government to contribute its fair share to the long overdue duplication of the dangerous Victor Harbor Road.Read more
Arming consumers with clear information about the hens that lay the “free range” eggs they buy is the aim of a Private Member’s Bill introduced this morning by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.
Photograph: Erin Turner, Head of Campaigns at CHOICE, with Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie. CHOICE supports Rebekha's Private Member's Bill to ensure eggs marketed as 'free range' are laid by hens that move freely in open range during daylight hours and are stocked at a density of no more than 1,500 hens per hectare.Read more
In the first week back in Parliament for the 2018 sitting year, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie gave a speech congratulating all the Australia Day Award winners in her electorate.
Photograph: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, centre, with Dr Deane Hutton and Mount Barker Mayor Anne Ferguson and the recipients of the Mount Barker Council Australia Day Awards.Read more