Safety first for storm damaged roads

A “safety first” mantra by councils and the State Government will make sure all the storm damaged roads in the Hills and Upper Fleurieu will be fixed in the coming months, says Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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Carp cull could kill tourism

The multi-million dollar tourism industry built around the Murray River and Lower Lakes could be dealt a killer blow if the Federal Government doesn’t get its $15 million carp cull plan right, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie said this week.

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Rebekha Sharkie opens southern electorate office

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie will officially open a part-time electorate office in Goolwa tomorrow (Tuesday, October 25).

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No Bull: Turnbull handballs question over Aussie bid for cattle empire

The Federal Government has failed to say whether it supports a 100 per cent bid for the S. Kidman & Co cattle empire over a bid from Gina Rinehart and her Chinese partner Shanghai CRED.

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Flexible Vocational Education Vital for Mayo

Students in Mayo need a flexible framework for vocational education training (VET) in order to find jobs and fill skill shortages in the region, local Federal MP Rebekha Sharkie said today.

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Sharkie Talks Storm Damage with Transport Minister

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie will be pushing to have the Yankalilla Council added to the disaster areas declared by the South Australian Government after raising the plight of her region’s storm damaged roads with Infrastructure and Transport Minister Darren Chester.

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NXT Rejects Five-Week Dole Wait

The Nick Xenophon Team has rejected the Coalition’s proposed welfare reforms for young people and pensioners, saying it was fundamentally unfair for the Federal Government to repair the budget off the back of some of Australia’s most disadvantaged.

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Youth Week funding in doubt

NXT MP Rebekha Sharkie is concerned about the future of one of Australia’s largest events for young people after the Federal Government dodged a question about National Youth Week funding this week.

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Government vacation before acting on VET rort

The Coalition Government’s criteria for axing courses in the scandal-riddled vocational education training (VET) sector failed to look at the future employment needs of Australia, particularly the fast growing aged care and disability sectors, NXT Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie said today.

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BP Bight Backdown a Win for SA

BP’s decision to abandon exploration drilling in the Great Australian Bight is a victory for South Australia and the communities across the Fleurieu Coast, says SA Senator Nick Xenophon and Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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