PM questioned over telecommunications blackout

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has kicked off the Parliamentary year asking the Prime Minister how his Government will protect high bushfire risk communities from telecommunication blackouts when the power goes out for days at a time.

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Huge show of support for commuter bus service from Victor Harbor to Adelaide

More than 240 people have completed a survey about using a commuter bus from Victor Harbor to Adelaide and already a third of respondents have said they would use the service every day during the working week, according to Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

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Australia Day celebrations across Mayo

Sharkie seeks answers about December blackout

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie will be questioning authorities about poor communication and a lack of planning in the wake of the blackout that left parts of the Adelaide Hills without power and phones for more than four days in late December.

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MP to open part-time office at Victor Harbor

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie will officially open a part-time electorate office in Victor Harbor on Friday, February 3.

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Canberra trip rebate under review for Kangaroo Island students

The government rebate that helps offset the costs of Kangaroo Island students visiting Canberra will be reviewed this year, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has learned.

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MP steps up campaign for 24-hour doctor

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has stepped up her campaign to bring an overnight doctor to the Mt Barker Hospital.

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Green Army projects crucial for Lower Lakes’ survival

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is seeking written confirmation that the Federal Government will honour its 2016 election promise to spend about $400,000 on two Green Army projects at the Lower Lakes and the Adelaide Hills.

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X-factor at Youth Forum

SA Senator Nick Xenophon dropped into the office of the Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie this week to attend the MP’s second Youth Forum.

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MP calls for compo scheme for TV interference

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie will lobby for a compensation scheme for low income households whose digital television reception have been adversely affected by the roll-out of the 4G mobile broadband services.

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