Federal Liberals abandon SA by failing to stand up for Murray

In stark contrast to their State counterparts, Federal Liberals have abandoned Murray River communities in South Australia by voting against a national judicial inquiry into claims of water thefts and corruption upstream in NSW, according to the Nick Xenophon Team.

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Call for for Deputy PM to step aside from Water Ministry

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has called on the Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce to step aside as the Water Resources Minister while allegations about “secret” deals between the National Party and large irrigators are investigated.

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Young Mayo launches 'Clean Up The Bay'

Members of the Young Mayo group on the South Coast will be getting their hands dirty to make a difference to the beach environments on the Fleurieu Peninsula in August.

Photograph: Young Mayo members Olivia Scott, left, and Isabella Cook prepare for the Clean Up The Bay event at Horseshoe Bay with Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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Strong turnout for grant writing workshop

Nearly 200 people attended two grant writing workshops hosted by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie in the Hills and on the South Coast this month.

Photograph: Tailem Bend Community Centre Co-ordinator Tammy Shepherd, left, with the Federal Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie.

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MP explores hybrid model for South Coast bus service

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is exploring a new option to increase South Coast bus services into Adelaide while still maintaining a direct bus route into the city centre.

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Young Mayo hikes for climate change

A group of 15 young people from Young Mayo hiked to the summit of Mt Barker this week to send a message to the Federal Government step up measures to tackle climate change.

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Building stronger communities one project at a time

Local community groups can now apply for grants of up to $20,000 under the Stronger Communities Programme, being coordinated by Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie MP.

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270 people brave elements for Walk My Way

More than 270 people braved the wet weather on July 4 to take part in the inaugural Walk My Way Refugee Reconnection Walk from Hahndorf to Adelaide.

Photograph: Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, left, Mount Barker Mayor Ann Ferguson and St Michael’s Lutheran Students Isabella Sanders-Wills, Amelie D’Arcy, Georgia King and Lucy Beaumont.

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Summit hike to highlight plight of the planet

A group of Young Mayo members are hiking to the summit of Mt Barker next month to shine a light on the lack of “real” action from the Federal Government to tackle climate change.

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$2.5 million for Mount Barker Sporting Hub

The announcement that the State Government will contribute $2.5 million towards stage one of the new Mount Barker Sports Hub shows all tiers of government can work together for the benefit of the community, says Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.


IMAGE: Mount Barker Mayor Ann Ferguson, left, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie and State Minister for Recreation and Sport Leon Bignell.

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