'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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Driving down island transport costs

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie says lobbying to drive down the costs of passenger travel and freight for the Kangaroo Island community is one of her highest priorities while in office.

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Campaign for overnight doctor

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has taken her campaign to bring an overnight doctor to the Mt Barker Hospital to the State Government.

 

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Sharkie supports motion to close gambling ad loophole

A motion calling on the Federal Government to close a loophole allowing gambling advertising during televised sporting events when children could be watching has been backed by the Federal Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie.

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MP backs foreign-owned water register

Laws to register foreign ownership of Australian water entitlements have passed the House of Representatives with the support of the Federal Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie.

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MP holds first youth forum

A lack of jobs, poor public transport in the region and the fate of the environment were among the issues raised by young people attending the first Youth Forum hosted by the Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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Safety first for storm damaged roads

A “safety first” mantra by councils and the State Government will make sure all the storm damaged roads in the Hills and Upper Fleurieu will be fixed in the coming months, says Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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Carp cull could kill tourism

The multi-million dollar tourism industry built around the Murray River and Lower Lakes could be dealt a killer blow if the Federal Government doesn’t get its $15 million carp cull plan right, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie said this week.

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