Aged Care Bill to be top of new Parliament agenda

If re-elected, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie will reintroduce her Private Member’s Bill to require the publication of staffing ratios in aged care facilities.

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Pumped hydro project offers a renewable future for Mayo

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the ASX announcement that a Pumped Hydro Energy Storage (PHES) scheme will be developed at the now closed copper mine at Kanmantoo.

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Government loses Murray-Darling vote in dying days of Parliament

In its last days of Parliament, the Coalition Government has lost another symbolic vote in the House of Representatives, this time on the Murray-Darling.

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Call for major parties to back Normanville abattoir rebuilt

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has called on both the major parties to commit to a $6 million Federal Government loan so a private operator can upgrade the Normanville Abattoir to an export standard facility.

 

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Cheers to lowering tax burden on craft brewers

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is looking forward to sharing a beer with craft brewers in her electorate to celebrate a new law that removes the higher tax on smaller kegs and creates a fairer market for big and small beer producers.

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Centre Alliance 2019 budget statement

Centre Alliance welcomes what is clearly an election budget  - in fact, it seems to have taken inspiration from the LEGO Movie because the Treasurer wants us all to think “everything is awesome”.

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Budget boost for Mayo's small business economy

Local Federal MP Rebekha Sharkie says the 2019 budget will boost Mayo’s small business-driven local economy, help young people into apprenticeships and offer opportunities for infrastructure projects across the region thanks to the continuation of major grant programs.

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Volunteer Grant Program recipients announced

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the announcement of the successful recipients of the 2018 Volunteer Grants Program. 

A total of 38 organisations across the electorate will share $146,562 in funding.

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Roads, health & environment budget priorities for Mayo

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is heading to Canberra today for Budget Week with a list of funding priorities for the electorate of Mayo.

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MP backs call for budget boost for home care packages

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is backing today's call from the Council of the Ageing (COTA) for the Government to urgently address the huge waiting list for home care packages with billions of dollar in extra funding in the Federal Budget.

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