National apology institutional child abuse

This week Rebekha placed on the record Centre Alliance’s endorsement of the national apology to the victims of institutional child sexual abuse. Rebekha expressed her heartfelt apology to the survivors on behalf of the electorate of Mayo. 

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KICE students are in the 'House'

In only their second ever visit to Canberra, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie welcomed Kangaroo Island Community Education (KICE) students to Parliament today.

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ANZ boss asked to reverse branch closures

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has gone straight to the boss of the ANZ to ask him to overturn the decision to close the bank branches in Lobethal and Goolwa.

PHOTO: Lobethal business Garry Hughes organised a petition calling on the ANZ to reverse its decision to close the local branch. He collected more than 1800 signatures.

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Break the NZ impasse on asylum seekers

Centre Alliance cautiously welcomes Labor’s move towards finding a solution for families on Nauru.

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Clear skies for timely release of climate data

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has today introduced a Private Member’s Bill to force the timely release of climate change data so the Government cannot hide unwelcome emissions information.

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Statement on Centre Alliance position on CDP Bill

Centre Alliance will not support the proposed Social Security Legislation Amendment (Community Development Program) Bill 2018 in its current form for the following reasons;

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Five priority locations nominated for mobile black spot funding

Seven priority sites in five locations have been put forward by the Federal Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie, for Round 4 of the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program.

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MP calls for urgent review of NDIS client left in limbo

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has called on the Government to intervene in the case of a Hills man with severe disabilities who has been left with just a fraction of the support he needs under his transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Photo courtesy @SamHensmanStory: Sam Hensman and his fiance Tess. 

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Get the kids off Nauru for medical treatment

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is backing a Private Member's Bill that would temporarily bring any of the 77 children on Nauru to Australia if they needed urgent medical treatment.

 

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National container deposit scheme just makes 'cents'

Victoria and Tasmania need to stop dragging their feet in the war against waste and commit to a national container deposit scheme, the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie told Parliament yesterday.

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