Make hay while the sun shines and reform rural finance

In the wake of the findings of the Banking Royal Commission, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has reintroduced her Private Member’s Bill to reform the rural finance sector.

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Finally! A renal dialysis unit for the Hills

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed Country Health SA's decision to set up renal dialysis beds in the Mount Barker Hospital chemotherapy unit next financial year.

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Full house for first meeting of Friends for Climate Action

It was a full house for today’s inaugural meeting of the Parliamentary Friends of Climate Action group co-chaired by the Centre Alliance Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and the Independent Member for Wentworth Dr Kerryn Phelps.

Caption: Attending the inaugural event for the Parliamentary Friends of Climate Action were Co-Chair Dr Kerryn Phelps, the Independent Member for Wentworth, left; Tweed Valley farmer Robert Quick; Australian Farmers for Climate Action Chief Executive Officer Verity Morgan-Schmidt; NSW farmer Charlie Prell; Narrandera farmer Graham Strong; and Co-Chair Rebekha Sharkie, the Federal Member for Mayo.

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Excessive diversion of Murray-Darling water for irrigation

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and her Centre Alliance colleague Senator Rex Patrick today welcomed the release of the Australian Academy of Science’s report on recent fish kills in the Murray Darling Basin.

Caption: Pictured on the banks of the Murray River are Centre Alliance Senator Stirling Griff, Rebekha, Senator Rex Patrick, Centre Alliance Candidate for Barker Kelly Gladigau and Centre Alliance Senate Candidate Skye Kakoschke-Moore.

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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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