Clients need to see their draft NDIS plans

The Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has called on the Minister for Families and Social Services to intervene and allow clients of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to view their draft plans before they are submitted for final assessment.

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Centre Alliance rejects Dividend Imputation Policy

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has put Centre Alliance’s opposition to Labor's dividend imputation policy on the record.

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Centre Alliance bill to block unwanted political texts and charity calls

Centre Alliance Senator Stirling Griff has introduced a bill to give people more control over nuisance calls and texts – such as Clive Palmer’s recent spam SMS.

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Centre Alliance welcomes vote on medevac bill

Centre Alliance welcomes today’s vote on the amended asylum seeker medevac bill.

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Rebekha launches next round of community forums

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is holding her second round of community consultation forums since first taking office in 2016.

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Rebekha calls for urgent upgrade of hospital ED unit

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is calling on the State Government to invest $15 million into urgent upgrades to the emergency department at the Mount Barker Hospital.

CAPTION: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is calling on the State Government to invest $15 million into urgent upgrades to the emergency department at the Mount Barker Hospital. To join the campaign go to www.rebekhasharkie.com.au/edsos and add your name to the petition. You can listen to her Youtube clip here.

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MP welcomes WWI headstone program

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the announcement of a $420,000 two-year pilot program to identify and commemorate the unmarked graves of WWI veterans.

Caption: Federal Veterans' Affairs Minister Darren Chester, left, Rebekha and Goolwa RSL President Bob Plummer at the roundtable discussion held at Strathalbyn last week.

 

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Rebekha secures pre-poll centre for Kangaroo Island

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has agreed to set up a pre-poll voter facility on Kangaroo Island during future Federal elections following persistent advocacy from the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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Medicare Service Centre win for South Coast

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has successfully advocated for a Medicare Customer Service Centre to be located within the Centrelink office in Victor Harbor.

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Mayo veterans take issues to the Minister

Mental health services for younger veterans, cuts to advocacy funding and improving disability access at veteran facilities were some of the key issues raised by community leaders and veteran groups when the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Darren Chester, visited Mayo today.

 

 

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