Two teachers from Mayo who have taken out the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are an inspiration for young women, local Federal MP Rebekha Sharkie said today after meeting them at Parliament House.
Photo: Rebekha caught up with Samantha Moyle from Kangarilla, who teaches at Brighton Secondary School and received the Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools, and Sarah Finney of Bridgewater, who teaches at Stirling East Primary School and was presented with the Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools.Read more
Birdwood Netball Club has secured a grant for $105,000 to build new clubrooms thanks to the advocacy of the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.
Photo: Rebekha is pictured with Birdwood Netball Club officials Amanda Schapel, Ben Walsh and Shane Mudge.Read more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has congratulated the Speaker of the House, Tony Smith, and former Independent MP Cathy McGowan on receiving Parliamentary Integrity Awards this week.
Photo: Rebekha with former Independent MP Cathy McGowan, who received a Parliamentary Integrity Award, and the Independent Member for Indi Helen Haines.Read more
A private member's motion calling for a national strategy on climate change and agriculture was backed by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie this week.
Photo: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie speaks at a press conference at Parliament House to discuss a private member's motion calling for a national strategy on climate change and agriculture.Read more
The major parties' refusal to support a Crossbench call for a Royal Commission into allegations Crown Casino had engaged in money-laundering stinks of political donation influence, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie said today.
Image: Donation data Crown Casino from the AEC’s Annual Returns databaseRead more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is introducing a Private Members’ Bill to put pressure on the Government to follow a United Nations recommendation and raise the age of criminal responsibility in Australia from 10 to 14 years.Read more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has backed a plan by the Alexandrina Council to “sensitively develop” a beach near the Murray Mouth into an eco-tourism site.Read more
Federal Parliament has decided to examine in more detail a Private Member’s Bill on political donation reform introduced by the Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.Read more
Members of the Crossbench – Centre Alliance MP Rebekha Sharkie and Independent MPs Dr Helen Haines and Zali Steggall – have re-established the Parliamentary Friends of Climate Action in the 46th Parliament.
Photo: Parliamentary Friends of Climate Action Co-Chairs Rebekha Sharkie, Member for Mayo, left, and Dr Helen Haines, Member for Indi, and Deputy Chair Zali Steggall, Member for Warringah, met last week with UNICEF Australia Young Ambassadors Lachlan Arthur and Steve Muan who presented the UNICEF Australia Young Ambassadors 2019 report ‘A Climate for Change’. Climate change and its flow-on effects to wellbeing and safety were key topics in the report.