ANZAC Day 2020 Community Street Event

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie will be participating in a Community Street Event being co-ordinated by RSL branches to commemorate ANZAC Day during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A booklet prepared by the RSL branches for the event can be downloaded here.

War Memorial at Penneshaw

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Single mobile blackspot site a blow for Mayo

The allocation of Round 5 Mobile Black Spot Program (MBSP) funding for a base station at Kuitpo between Meadows and Willunga is good news for the community but fails to address the enormous backlog of mobile black spots in Mayo, local MP Rebekha Sharkie said today.

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Flight Centre policies taking customers for a refund ride

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has accused travel agency Flight Centre of taking customers for a ride by refusing to pass on refunds already collected from tour operators and suppliers to its customers.

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Dedicated hotline needed to dob in dodgy JobKeeper bosses

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is calling on the Government to adequately fund a dedicated hotline for employees to seek urgent advice about their rights if they are unfairly pressured by employers over the COVID-19 JobKeeper scheme.

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From WA to the Hills with love

Over 90 quilts hand-sewn by volunteer members of the Mandurah Sew & So's in Western Australia for fire-affected families in the Hills and on Kangaroo Island are being distributed from the offices of Rebekha Sharkie, Federal Member for Mayo, and Dan Cregan, State Member for Kavel.

Photo: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, left, SA Country Women’s Association Mount Barker Branch President Amanda Scott and State Liberal Member for Kavel Dan Cregan with some of the quilts made by the Mandurah Sew & So's in Western Australia for fire-affected families in the Hills and on Kangaroo Island.

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Let's support each other

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie recently released a commentary, published in the Adelaide Hills Weekender Herald, calling on the community to support each other during the COVID-19 pandemic and to give special consideration to young people struggling in this time of upheaval.

If you, your child or grandchild is feeling overwhelmed you can contact the following organisations for support:

  • Kids Helpline 1800 551 800
  • Lifeline 13 11 14
  • Beyond Blue 1300 224 636
  • Headspace 1800 063 267
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Letter tabled in Parliament

A letter from Federal MP Rebekha Sharkie to the Leader of the House, Attorney-General Christian Porter, was tabled in Federal Parliament on April 8.

 

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Family Day Care must be exempt from 'free fee' package

Home-based Family Day Care eductors will be forced to close their doors if the Federal Government fails to exempt the service from its 'free fee' COVID-19 childcare package, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie warned today.

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Crossbench calls for oversight of COVID-19 response

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has joined Crossbench MPs and Senators in calling on the Government to set up two Parliamentary committees to scrutinise the COVID-19 response.

Image below: Copy of the letter sent today to the Federal Government by Crossbench MPs.

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If you love the South Coast - stay away

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has urged South Australians to heed the call from authorities to end unnecessary travel, particularly to the South Coast where the population has the highest median age in SA and is considered one of the localities at highest risk from the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

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