Government Does 'Cut and Shut' on Auto Industry

Industry Minister Greg Hunt dodged a direct question about the future of the Automotive Transformation Scheme, raising serious concerns that the $1.24 billion sitting in the ATS will remain unspent instead of urgently saving and creating jobs in manufacturing, says NXT Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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Sharkie welcomes student VET reform

Government reforms to VET-FEE HELP will protect thousands of students in Mayo who seek post-high school vocational training every year, Local MP Rebekha Sharkie says.

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Backpacker tax move more of a sideways shuffle

Senator Nick Xenophon and his colleague Rebekha Sharkie MP, the Member for Mayo, have renewed their calls for urgent changes to ‘inflexible and punitive’ welfare rules to give young unemployed Australians a chance to do seasonal work on farms.

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Relax dole rules to give Aussies a chance to work on farms

Senator Nick Xenophon and his colleague for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie, have called for an urgent change to ‘inflexible and punitive’ welfare rules that are currently discouraging young unemployed Australians from doing seasonal work on farms. The move, if implemented, will alleviate the looming labour crisis on farms this summer because of the Governments backpacker tax.

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Rebekha Sharkie delivers first speech

Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has delivered her first speech, outlining the issues that face the electorate of Mayo, South Australia, and the country.

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