New South Coast bus service offers 'best of both worlds'

After weeks of negotiations the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has successfully advocated for a ‘hybrid’ bus service for the South Coast.

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New mental health service launched in Mayo

A new mental health organisation, Moving A Head, was launched in the region recently with the support of the Federal Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie.

Photograph: Moving A Head Chief Executive Officer Sandra Batistich, front, holds a model of her organisation's logo at its official launch. Sandra is pictured with Mount Barker Mayor Ann Ferguson, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and members of the Mount Barker Men's Shed.

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MP helps aspiring young diplomats

Two Tatachilla Lutheran College students will be heading to Canberra for a national United Nations-style diplomacy competition later this year with some assistance from the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Photograph: Tatachilla Lutheran College Principal Cain McDonald, left, and Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie with Year 12 students Tilly Symonds and Mathieu Patton who are heading to Canberra to represent the state in the Evatt Competition.

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A 'Super' idea backed by industry Super groups

Industry groups are showing strong support for a Nick Xenophon Team Private Member’s Bill to help Australian workers fight for billions of dollars’ worth of unpaid superannuation.

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NXT Bill to help millions of workers claw back billions in unpaid Super

The Nick Xenophon Team wants to bring in stronger laws to help Australian workers fight for billions of dollars’ worth of retirement savings lost through unpaid super.

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Mayo calls for stronger action on climate change

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.

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MP calls on Government to make lifesaving drug available for Cystic Fibrosis sufferers

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.

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Bill seeks to ensure 24-hour mobile phone coverage in high-risk bushfire areas

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.

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MP opposed to Mayo being axed in State seat shuffle

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.

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Draft Marine Park plans more about ‘big oil’ than fisheries

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.

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