Media diversity vital for regions

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie says she is cautious about proposed media reforms and that her NXT Senate colleagues will need to examine the Government's recent Media Reform Bill carefully.

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Fair access and pricing for NBN

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is calling for fairer access and pricing for the National Broadband Network for rural consumers.

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Breakthrough on Murray plan

The Nick Xenophon Team has mentored an agreement that provides greater surety for the delivery of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and more certainty for the Lower Lakes, according local NXT MP Rebekha Sharkie.

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A win for NXT's Seasonal Workers Incentives Trial

A breakthrough agreement on the Backpacker Tax has secured the Nick Xenophon Team’s proposal for a Seasonal Workers Incentives Trial.

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Homeless funding agreement must be renewed soon

The current National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness runs out on July 1, 2017, but is yet to be renewed by the Federal Government.  

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'Fake job' case prompts call for investigation into employment providers

NXT MP Rebekha Sharkie is calling on the Federal Government to investigate unscrupulous practices among some employment providers.

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No tampering with Murray-Darling Basin plan

SA Senator Nick Xenophon asked some important questions in Federal Parliament on November 23 relating to the proposed amendments to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

 

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'A deal is a deal' on the river

Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie says she will fight any changes to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan that will water down “science-based” protections for the river system and the Lower Lakes community.

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Successful Inverbrackie tender should provide affordable housing

The Federal Government needs to favour a local tender that provides affordable housing when selecting a buyer for the now defunct Inverbrackie detention facility, Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie says.

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Call for higher rebate for Kangaroo Island students

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has made a plea to Federal Parliament to increase the rebate for Kangaroo Island students visiting Canberra.

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