Statement regarding resignation

I was disappointed to learn of the High Court decision regarding former Senator Katy Gallagher but obviously respect the decision of the Court and understand the implications for me.

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Statement on High Court ruling

I acknowledge today's ruling of the High Court regarding the citizenship status of Labor Senator Katy Gallagher. Based on the recent High Court judgement, I will now take urgent legal advice.


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Extra home care packages a win for aged care sector

The Federal Government’s announcement of an extra 14,000 high-level home care packages and 13,500 residential care places over the next four years has been welcomed by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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Another round to build a better region

The Federal Government’s $206.5 million commitment to a third round of the Building Better Regions Fund will deliver real opportunities for the electorate, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie said after tonight’s Budget release.

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Drug rehab clinic for Fleurieu announced in budget

The Fleurieu is set to receive one of four drug rehabilitation clinics under a package negotiated by Centre Alliance and announced in the Federal Budget tonight.

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Craft beer brewers celebrate excise win

After more than a year of lobbying the Federal Government to even the business playing field for craft brewers in the beer industry, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed a pre-budget announcement to drop the excise on smaller kegs and cut the red tape on taxation.


Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, left, celebrates the Government's announcement about beer excise changes with Corinna Steeb and Frank Samson from Prancing Pony Brewery near Mount Barker.


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MP seeks urgent audit of water buybacks

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and her Senate colleagues have signed their names to a cross-party letter calling on the Auditor-General to urgently investigate the $180 million spent on water buybacks under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

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Packed house for forum with Aged Care Minister

More than 250 people packed the McCracken Convention Centre for a public forum on Tuesday with the Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt and Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt, left, with Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and Senator Stirling Griff at the roundtable discussion with local aged care providers at Strathalbyn.

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Murray-Darling Basin Authority needs a presence near Lower Lakes

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is calling on the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) to have a permanent presence in the Lower Lakes and Coorong Region, ideally at Goolwa.

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MP picks a winner and backs Hailstorm Heroes campaign

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.

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