Drug rehab clinic for Fleurieu announced in budget

The Fleurieu is set to receive one of four drug rehabilitation clinics under a package negotiated by Centre Alliance and announced in the Federal Budget tonight.

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Craft beer brewers celebrate excise win

After more than a year of lobbying the Federal Government to even the business playing field for craft brewers in the beer industry, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed a pre-budget announcement to drop the excise on smaller kegs and cut the red tape on taxation.

 

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, left, celebrates the Government's announcement about beer excise changes with Corinna Steeb and Frank Samson from Prancing Pony Brewery near Mount Barker.

 

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MP seeks urgent audit of water buybacks

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and her Senate colleagues have signed their names to a cross-party letter calling on the Auditor-General to urgently investigate the $180 million spent on water buybacks under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

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Packed house for forum with Aged Care Minister

More than 250 people packed the McCracken Convention Centre for a public forum on Tuesday with the Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt and Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt, left, with Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and Senator Stirling Griff at the roundtable discussion with local aged care providers at Strathalbyn.

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Murray-Darling Basin Authority needs a presence near Lower Lakes

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is calling on the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) to have a permanent presence in the Lower Lakes and Coorong Region, ideally at Goolwa.

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MP picks a winner and backs Hailstorm Heroes campaign

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has thrown her support behind a 'buy local' campaign instigated by South Australia’s hailstorm-affected apple and pear growers.

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie discusses the Hailstorm Heroes campaign with Ashley Green at his Hillview Fruits apple and cherry orchard at Lenswood. Inset: An example of some of the hailstorm damage that may appear on apples.

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AEC draft proposal a win for ‘people power’

Mayo remains largely untouched in the Australian Electoral Commission’s proposed redraw of South Australia’s electorates in a move the local Federal Member Rebekha Sharkie has described as a win for “people power”.

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Black Spot phone towers for KI and Ashbourne

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the news that new telecommunication base stations will finally be built at Gosse on Kangaroo Island and at Ashbourne on the Fleurieu Peninsula under Round 3 of the Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program.

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MP to host Minister for aged care public forum

Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt has accepted an invitation from the Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie to visit her electorate and engage with the community about aged care services.

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, left, with South Australian cook, food author and restaurateur Maggie Beer and the Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt at a recent Maggie Beer Foundation presentation at Parliament House. Minister Wyatt is visiting the region on May 1. Maggie Beer has been invited to visit the electorate later in the year to give a presentation on her Foundation's work to improve the food experiences of elderly residents.

 

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MP congratulates couple on 70th wedding anniversary

Jack and Fay Miller of Victor Harbor are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary today (April 3).

 

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