Rebekha asks Minister to review 'glamping' plan for KI park

Mayo MP Rebekha Sharkie has asked the Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley to step in and review a controversial plan to build accommodation and roads in sensitive areas of the Flinders Chase National Park on Kangaroo Island.

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MP welcomes decision to host tax review forum on KI

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed a decision by the Productivity Commission to visit Kangaroo Island as part of its year-long review into concessions for remote Australian communities.

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NBN upgrades fixed wireless towers in Mayo

Users of NBN Fixed Wireless technology in parts of the Federal Electorate Mayo may experience brief loss of service in the coming fortnight as NBN Co continues its program of tower upgrades across the electorate.

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Government urged to consult Islanders on zone tax offset

Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has called on the Productivity Commission to add Kangaroo Island to its schedule of public forums as the Federal Government continues its review of tax relief for remote communities.

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Centre Alliance to push for constitutional protection for freedom of speech

Centre Alliance will introduce legislation into the Senate to propose an amendment to the Australian Constitution to protect freedom of speech and freedom of the press along similar lines to the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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MP welcomes return of Youth Minister position

After years of calling for the reinstatement of a Youth Minister, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the appointment of Senator Richard Colbeck to the position under Prime Minister Scott Morrison's new ministry.

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Bight audit must examine regulator's handling of community submissions and complaints

Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick has called on the Government's audit into the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) to include an examination of the regulator's handling and regard to community submissions and complaints.

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Statement on 2019 election result

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has released the following statement regarding the 2019 Federal Election result in the seat of Mayo.

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank the people of Mayo for once again placing your trust in me to be your independent voice in Canberra," Rebekha said.

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Greasy politics by both major parties on the Bight

Centre Alliance is calling out both Labor and the Coalition’s recent election ploys in relation to drilling in the Great Australian Bight.

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Weekender Column for 2019 election

The following column written by the Federal Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie, was published this week in the Adelaide Hills Weekender Herald.

"Four years ago I put my hand up to stand for Mayo because I decided to be the change I wanted to see in my community.

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