MP to question power authorities about blackout roster

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie wants vulnerable communities in her electorate taken off the roster of postcodes that could have their power cut to avoid a total blackout of the State grid.

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Young Mayo campaigns for 'headspace' mental health service

Federal MP Rebekha Sharkie’s Young Mayo group is campaigning to bring the specialist youth mental health service ‘headspace’ to the Hills in the wake of alarming suicide statistics from the region.

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Make no mistake: Gambling hurts

division.pngRebekha Sharkie, NXT's Federal Member for Mayo, and her fellow cross benchers were a lonely sight in the House of Representatives yesterday. They were the only MPs to vote in favour of amendments that would strengthen interactive gambling laws.

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PM questioned over telecommunications blackout

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has kicked off the Parliamentary year asking the Prime Minister how his Government will protect high bushfire risk communities from telecommunication blackouts when the power goes out for days at a time.

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Huge show of support for commuter bus service from Victor Harbor to Adelaide

More than 240 people have completed a survey about using a commuter bus from Victor Harbor to Adelaide and already a third of respondents have said they would use the service every day during the working week, according to Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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Australia Day celebrations across Mayo

Sharkie seeks answers about December blackout

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie will be questioning authorities about poor communication and a lack of planning in the wake of the blackout that left parts of the Adelaide Hills without power and phones for more than four days in late December.

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MP to open part-time office at Victor Harbor

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie will officially open a part-time electorate office in Victor Harbor on Friday, February 3.

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Canberra trip rebate under review for Kangaroo Island students

The government rebate that helps offset the costs of Kangaroo Island students visiting Canberra will be reviewed this year, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has learned.

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MP steps up campaign for 24-hour doctor

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has stepped up her campaign to bring an overnight doctor to the Mt Barker Hospital.

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