MP welcomes WWI headstone program

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the announcement of a $420,000 two-year pilot program to identify and commemorate the unmarked graves of WWI veterans.

Caption: Federal Veterans' Affairs Minister Darren Chester, left, Rebekha and Goolwa RSL President Bob Plummer at the roundtable discussion held at Strathalbyn last week.

 

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Rebekha secures pre-poll centre for Kangaroo Island

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has agreed to set up a pre-poll voter facility on Kangaroo Island during future Federal elections following persistent advocacy from the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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Medicare Service Centre win for South Coast

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has successfully advocated for a Medicare Customer Service Centre to be located within the Centrelink office in Victor Harbor.

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Mayo veterans take issues to the Minister

Mental health services for younger veterans, cuts to advocacy funding and improving disability access at veteran facilities were some of the key issues raised by community leaders and veteran groups when the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Darren Chester, visited Mayo today.

 

 

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Granite Island needs new causeway

A new causeway to Granite Island needs to be built at Victor Harbor as a priority project with a Federal funding contribution, according to the Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

CAPTION: This photograph was taken in spring last year when Rebekha caught up with South Coast supporters at the Victor Harbor to Granite Island causeway.

 

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Veterans’ Affairs Minister to visit Mayo

Veterans from across Mayo will be meeting with the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Darren Chester, next Tuesday as part of a visit organised by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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Don't blame the Bight

Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie says that the Federal Government has ignored Australia’s low fuel stocks for years and is now trying to use it as an excuse to drill in the Great Australian Bight.

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'headspace' funding boost a win for Mayo youth

The Federal Government’s $3 million funding injection into ‘headspace’ mental health services at Mount Barker and Victor Harbor over the next four years is just what the doctor ordered for the young people of Mayo, according to local MP Rebekha Sharkie.

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Local Sporting Champions

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is pleased to announce that the Mayo’s Local Sporting Champions for Round 2, 2018-19 have been approved by the Australian Sports Commission. 

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Mayo Community Service Awards announced

Mayo Community Service Awards have been presented to 18 senior students across the electorate by the office of Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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