MP backs call for budget boost for home care packages

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is backing today's call from the Council of the Ageing (COTA) for the Government to urgently address the huge waiting list for home care packages with billions of dollar in extra funding in the Federal Budget.

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MP takes Bight fight to Norway's Parliament

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has written to all 169 Members of the Norwegian Parliament to personally advise them of the "serious opposition" in her community to Equinor's proposal to drill for deep-sea oil in the Great Australian Bight.

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Mobile black spots sites welcome but too few

Plans to build a mobile phone black spot base station along one of the most dangerous roads in the Hills, and another on Kangaroo Island, is great news for Mayo but the tally falls far short of the need in the electorate, local MP Rebekha Sharkie said today.

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Don't put regions on hold over mobile black spot funding

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the Government's announcement of an extra $160 million for mobile phone black spots and called on the Opposition to match the funding commitment.

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150 attend Lobethal bank meeting

More than 150 people attended the public meeting held in the Lobethal Centennial Hall on February 26 to discuss the concept of setting up a Bendigo Bank Community Bank® in the northern Hills, based in Lobethal.

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TAFE campuses need urgent upgrades

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has called on the major parties to invest more than half a million dollars into urgent upgrades at TAFE SA facilities in Mayo.

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MP campaigns for local environment projects

More than a million dollars’ worth of local environmental projects is being championed by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie in the lead-up to the 2019 election.

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Rebekha welcomes drug treatment announcement

Drug treatment service providers working across Mayo have received a much-needed funding boost thanks to the $20 million funding package negotiated by Centre Alliance’s Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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MP launches campaign for pensioner dental voucher

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie will advocate for a $1000 dental voucher for pensioners as part of her 2019 Federal Election campaign.

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New aged care beds much needed investment in Mayo

The Federal Government’s announcement of 248 new aged care places in Mayo is a much needed investment into residential services in the region, according to local MP Rebekha Sharkie.

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