$3.7M for Goolwa Wharf to revitalise tourism hub

A $3.7 million Federal contribution towards upgrading Goolwa's wharf precinct will inject much needed funding into this historic tourism attraction, according to local Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

 

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$1M for extra financial counsellors in Mayo

An additional four rural financial counsellors have recently started working with bushfire-affected communities in Mayo thanks to the advocacy of local Federal MP Rebekha Sharkie.

Photo: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie with Small Business Financial Counsellors Cheree Reichl, left, and Erica McAvaney from Rural Business Support. Rebekha secured $1 million for four financial counsellors in Mayo.

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Committee's rejection of donation reform a blow for democracy

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie says a parliamentary committee's decision to reject her Private Member's Bill seeking to place all political donations of $1,000 or more on the public record is a blow for Australian democracy.

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$9M funding boost for Mayo roads

Today's announcement of more than $9 million in Commonwealth funding for council roads and infrastructure is a much-needed boost for Mayo, according to local Federal MP Rebekha Sharkie.

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Mayo volunteers receive funding during National Volunteer Week

Federal MP Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed this week’s announcement of nearly $64,000 in funding for Mayo volunteers during National Volunteer Week.

Photo: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and Warrawong Wildlife Sanctury operator David Cobbold during a visit to the Mylor tourist attraction last year. Warrawong Sanctuary receiving funding to purchase two-way radios.

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Crossbench MPs call on COVID-19 Committee to investigate impact on bushfire regions

Crossbench MPs representing bushfire ravaged electorates have called on the Federal Government’s COVID-19 Select Committee to investigate the extra impact the pandemic is having on fire-affected communities.

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Local bushfire recovery funding welcome

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has cautiously welcomed today's Commonwealth announcement of $448.5 million for local economic recovery plans for bushfire-affected communities.

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Childcare funding top-up great news but more details needed

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the news that the Government will give extra funding to childcare centres and Family Day Care educators who are not eligible for wage subsidies, but says details about the arrangements are needed.

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Feds need to back state bid for payday lending protections

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has called on the Federal Government to stop "dragging the chain" on payday lending reforms and to back up moves by the SA Government to protect vulnerable people from unscrupulous loan shark practices.

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NBN to be made available to outskirts of Mylor

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the news that nearly 500 residents on the outskirts of Mylor will be able to connect to satellite NBN in the next fortnight while NBN Co explores options for a new wireless tower site.

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