Building stronger communities one project at a time

Local community groups can now apply for grants of up to $20,000 under the Stronger Communities Programme, being coordinated by Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie MP.

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270 people brave elements for Walk My Way

More than 270 people braved the wet weather on July 4 to take part in the inaugural Walk My Way Refugee Reconnection Walk from Hahndorf to Adelaide.

Photograph: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, left, Mount Barker Mayor Ann Ferguson and St Michael’s Lutheran Students Isabella Sanders-Wills, Amelie D’Arcy, Georgia King and Lucy Beaumont.

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Summit hike to highlight plight of the planet

A group of Young Mayo members are hiking to the summit of Mt Barker next month to shine a light on the lack of “real” action from the Federal Government to tackle climate change.

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$2.5 million for Mount Barker Sporting Hub

The announcement that the State Government will contribute $2.5 million towards stage one of the new Mount Barker Sports Hub shows all tiers of government can work together for the benefit of the community, says Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.


IMAGE: Mount Barker Mayor Ann Ferguson, left, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and State Minister for Recreation and Sport Leon Bignell.

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More money for Mayo schools under Gonski 2.0

The 66 schools in Mayo will all pocket extra money from the $1.5 billion in additional Federal funds promised for South Australia in the next decade under the Gonski 2.0 education reforms, according to local Federal MP Rebekha Sharkie.

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'Real' Gonski win for Australian schools

The Government's decision to pour an extra $4.9 billion into Australian schools over the next decade - and to speed up the Gonski 2.0 transition for underfunded schools - has been welcomed by the Nick Xenophon Team.

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Protecting reputation of Aussie beef

A Private Members Bill seeking to safeguard the reputation of Australia’s beef industry as producers of safe ‘quality’ food was introduced this week by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie with the support of the Member for Kennedy Bob Katter.

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Carly's legacy a law to protect children

Legislation giving police more powers to protect children from online predators has passed Federal Parliament.

Photograph: Senator Nick Xenophon, left, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, Sonya Ryan and Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore.

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Reform gas markets or face recession

Australia will lose “tens of thousands of jobs” in the coming years and fall into recession if the Federal Government fails to tackle the gas price crisis gripping the nation, the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie said yesterday.

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Better city bus link plan for the South Coast

Following a strong advocacy campaign by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, South Coast residents will be able to have their say on proposed changes to the Link SA Goolwa to Adelaide bus route. 

Photo: State Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan and Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie at the announcement of a public consultation period for a proposed new bus timetable between Goolwa to Adelaide.

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