Voices in Mayo calling for stronger action on climate change have been heard in Federal Parliament thanks to local MP Rebekha Sharkie.
Photograph: Multifaith SA President Philippa Rowland of Greenhill, left, with Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and Australian Muslim Voice President Diana Rahman at the Climate Justice Petition presentation at Parliament House.Read more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has called on the Federal Government to hold urgent talks with pharmaceutical companies to make a life-changing drug available for sufferers of Cystic Fibrosis.Read more
With just months to go until the next fire danger season, the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie wants to bring in a law that would ensure the mobile phones of residents in high bushfire risk areas will work for at least 24 hours if the power goes out.Read more
Federal MP Rebekha Sharkie said her electorate of Mayo should not be the seat cut from South Australia’s tally of 11 seats following the determination announced by the Australian Electoral Commissioner Tom Rogers today.Read more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has told Parliament she has “grave concerns” about the Government’s draft management plans for Australia’s marine parks.Read more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has met with Finance Minister Kelly O’Dwyer to formally discuss special tax relief measures for Kangaroo Island residents.Read more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has been assured by SA Health Minister Jack Snelling that the new 24-hour, after hours doctor service at Mount Barker Hospital is not over-stretched and that any gaps in the roster will be filled by locum doctors.Read more
Governments have a role to play in encouraging young people to seek careers in agriculture, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie told farmers at the Growing SA 2017 conference at Hahndorf last Friday.
Photograph: Chair of Primary Producers SA Rob Kerin, left, with some of the guest speakers at the Growing SA Conference held in Hahndorf on Friday - Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie; State Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Minister Leon Bignell; State Opposition Spokesman on Agriculture, Primary Industries, Food and Wine David Ridgway; and Federal Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, SA Senator Anne Ruston.Read more
The Federal Government has failed to reassure rural Australia that payphones will continue in regional areas with poor mobile phone coverage, after the future of the network was raised in Question Time today by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.Read more
In stark contrast to their State counterparts, Federal Liberals have abandoned Murray River communities in South Australia by voting against a national judicial inquiry into claims of water thefts and corruption upstream in NSW, according to the Nick Xenophon Team.Read more