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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Mayo's own UN youth rep meets with Parliamentary Friends

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.

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Orkambi offers new hope for Cystic Fibrosis sufferers

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.

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Rebekha delivers on Fund Our ABC promise

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.

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Mayo welcomes 14,000 new voters

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.

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Aged Care Bill puts staffing on the record

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.

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Let's fly ALL our national flags in parliament

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.

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Rebekha secures commitment for by-election promises

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.

 

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