Get the kids off Nauru for medical treatment

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is backing a Private Member's Bill that would temporarily bring any of the 77 children on Nauru to Australia if they needed urgent medical treatment.

 

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National container deposit scheme just makes 'cents'

Victoria and Tasmania need to stop dragging their feet in the war against waste and commit to a national container deposit scheme, the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie told Parliament yesterday.

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Rebekha meets with Mayo's craft distillers

Building tourism and export opportunities and cutting government red tape were the key topics on the agenda of a meeting of local craft distillers hosted today by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Attending the Mayo Craft Distillers meeting were Willa Wauchope from Pot and Still, left, Trudy Dickson from Ambleside Distillers, Ian Schmidt from Tin Shed Distillery, David Pearse from Five Nines Distilling, Paul Shand from Spirit of Gondwana, Gareth Andrews from Fleurieu Distillery, the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, Sacha LaForgia from Adelaide Hills Distillery and Wes Heddles from Prohibition Liquor Co.

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MP welcomes bulk-billing MRI for Mount Barker

The Federal Government's announcement on Sunday that it would fund a Medicare-rebatable MRI licence for Mount Barker has been welcomed by the Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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$2.6M to run MRI licences in Mayo

It would cost about $1.3 million a year to operate a Medicare-rebatable MRI machine in Mount Barker, and the same for Victor Harbor, according to Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) estimates obtained by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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Urgent aged care staffing reforms must go ahead

A Royal Commission into aged care services mustn’t put the brakes on urgent reforms in the sector, including greater transparency around staffing ratios, the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie said today.

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Public to have say on Aged Care Bill

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the Government’s decision to refer her Private Member’s Bill on publishing staff ratios in aged care facilities to a Parliamentary Inquiry.

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Live export ban Bill 'dead in the water'

Today’s move by the new Morrison Government to block legislation to phase out long haul live sheep export is a travesty for animal welfare in Australia and a blow for democracy, according to Centre Alliance.

 

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Statement on 'no confidence' motion

Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie will not support a motion of 'no confidence' in the Morrison Government while the seat of Wentworth remains vacant.

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Challenges facing the ageing raised at forum

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie was a guest speaker at the latest Top Hat Forum run by the Mount Barker Council and the Mount Barker Community Centre.

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