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.
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.
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.
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more