A Private Member’s Bill seeking to protect small farm businesses from “arbitrary and draconian” lending practices has been introduced by the Federal Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie.Read more
Following strong advocacy with the State Government and transport authorities, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has successfully lobbied for changes to the new South Coast bus timetable to improve passenger services.Read more
Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has called on the Federal Government to contribute its fair share to the long overdue duplication of the dangerous Victor Harbor Road.Read more
Arming consumers with clear information about the hens that lay the “free range” eggs they buy is the aim of a Private Member’s Bill introduced this morning by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.
Photograph: Erin Turner, Head of Campaigns at CHOICE, with Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie. CHOICE supports Rebekha's Private Member's Bill to ensure eggs marketed as 'free range' are laid by hens that move freely in open range during daylight hours and are stocked at a density of no more than 1,500 hens per hectare.Read more
In the first week back in Parliament for the 2018 sitting year, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie gave a speech congratulating all the Australia Day Award winners in her electorate.
Photograph: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, centre, with Dr Deane Hutton and Mount Barker Mayor Anne Ferguson and the recipients of the Mount Barker Council Australia Day Awards.Read more
Federal Member Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has called on the Federal Government to scrap proposed plans to open up parts of a Commonwealth Marine Reserve in the Great Australian Bight for oil and gas exploration.Read more
Inspired by the advocacy work of students from Kangaroo Island, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has challenged NSW and Victoria to join the rest of the nation in banning lightweight plastic bags.
Photograph: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie with Kangaroo Island Community Education students Koby and Chaeli who showed her their soft plastics bin initiative. The students' research and advocacy for a national ban on checkout-style plastic bags encouraged Rebekha to introduce her plastic bag ban motion into Federal Parliament.Read more
The Nick Xenophon Team has called on the Federal Government to “do its homework” on the Cashless Debit Card before its Members will back any move to extend the number of trial sites from the three currently allowed.Read more
The Federal Government’s proposed new laws to protect superannuation entitlements don’t go far enough to help workers recover billions of dollars in retirement savings, according to NXT MP Rebekha Sharkie.Read more