Australia’s Youth Representative to the United Nations, Amos Washington, was the special guest at an event in Federal Parliament today organised by the Parliamentary Friends of Young People.
Below are details about a fundraiser organised by his supporters to assist Amos with his volunteer program.
A recommendation to list the Cystic Fibrosis drug Orkambi on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) has been welcomed by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.Read more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie honoured another by-election commitment this week by lodging a motion calling on the Government to reverse nearly $340 million in funding cuts to the ABC.Read more
South Australia’s representation in Federal Parliament has dropped from 11 to 10 seats and the Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed nearly 14,000 new voters from neighbouring electorates with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) tabling its final report on the state’s redistribution in the Senate this week.Read more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has today fulfilled her by-election promise to introduce a Private Member’s Bill to mandate the publication of staff-to-resident ratios by job description on the Federal Government’s My Aged Care website.Read more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie will now get to work on a motion calling on Federal Parliament to fly all three national flags – Australian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander – in the House of Representatives.Read more
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has secured a commitment from the Prime Minister that the Government will “deliver” on more than $21 million worth of projects pledged during the recent by-election.
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is escorted into the House of Representatives for her swearing-in ceremony this week by the Member for Denison Andrew Wilkie and the Member for Indi Cathie McGowan.
Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has asked the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) to set up a pre-poll facility on Kangaroo Island during future Federal elections.Read more
Rebekha Sharkie, the Member-Elect for Mayo, has released the following statement regarding the result in the Mayo by-election.