MP launches campaign for pensioner dental voucher

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie will advocate for a $1000 dental voucher for pensioners as part of her 2019 Federal Election campaign.

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New aged care beds much needed investment in Mayo

The Federal Government’s announcement of 248 new aged care places in Mayo is a much needed investment into residential services in the region, according to local MP Rebekha Sharkie.

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Rebekha forges ahead with rural finance reform campaign

A Private Member’s Bill to reform the rural finance sector, put forward by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, has been referred to a parliamentary committee for consideration.

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MP welcomes $8.6 million promise for Mount Barker Hospital ED

The Federal Government’s announcement of an $8.6 million funding injection to upgrade the Mount Barker Hospital’s Emergency Department is fantastic news for the local community, their local MP Rebekha Sharkie said today.

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Unsound Great Australian Bight seismic survey decision

Questions by Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick at Estimates have raised doubts as to the validity of the decision made by NOPSEMA to permit seismic surveying in the Great Australian Bight.

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Intellectual property of First Nation people need protecting

A parliamentary report recommending a range of measures to curb overseas rip-offs of Aboriginal and Torrens Islander art has been welcomed by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

 

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Make hay while the sun shines and reform rural finance

In the wake of the findings of the Banking Royal Commission, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has reintroduced her Private Member’s Bill to reform the rural finance sector.

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Finally! A renal dialysis unit for the Hills

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed Country Health SA's decision to set up renal dialysis beds in the Mount Barker Hospital chemotherapy unit next financial year.

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Full house for first meeting of Friends for Climate Action

It was a full house for today’s inaugural meeting of the Parliamentary Friends of Climate Action group co-chaired by the Centre Alliance Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and the Independent Member for Wentworth Dr Kerryn Phelps.

Caption: Attending the inaugural event for the Parliamentary Friends of Climate Action were Co-Chair Dr Kerryn Phelps, the Independent Member for Wentworth, left; Tweed Valley farmer Robert Quick; Australian Farmers for Climate Action Chief Executive Officer Verity Morgan-Schmidt; NSW farmer Charlie Prell; Narrandera farmer Graham Strong; and Co-Chair Rebekha Sharkie, the Federal Member for Mayo.

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Excessive diversion of Murray-Darling water for irrigation

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and her Centre Alliance colleague Senator Rex Patrick today welcomed the release of the Australian Academy of Science’s report on recent fish kills in the Murray Darling Basin.

Caption: Pictured on the banks of the Murray River are Centre Alliance Senator Stirling Griff, Rebekha, Senator Rex Patrick, Centre Alliance Candidate for Barker Kelly Gladigau and Centre Alliance Senate Candidate Skye Kakoschke-Moore.

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