Crossbench launches campaign for climate action framework

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie joined crossbench MPs and leaders in science, health and agriculture this morning to support the public release of climate action legislation being introduced by Zali Steggall MP.


Photo: Attending today's press conference were Andrew Wilkie MP, Federal Member for Clark, left; Dr Kate Charlesworth representing the Climate and Health Alliance; Professor Penny Sackett, Current Chair of the ACT Climate Change Council and Former Chief Scientist for Australia (2008-2011); Charlie Prell, Deputy Chair for Farmers for Climate Action; Rebekha Sharkie MP, Federal Member for Mayo; Zali Steggall MP, Federal Member for Warringah; and Helen Haines MP, Federal Member for Indi.

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Funding injection for bushfire recovery welcome news for Mayo

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed the announcement of an additional $5.95 million in bushfire recovery funding for South Australia.

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Adelaide Hills short-changed bushfire recovery assistance

The Adelaide Hills is being short-changed when it comes to making a full recovery from December's Cudlee Creek Bushfire, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie said today.

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Telecommunications boost for Cherry Gardens

Cherry Gardens could soon have better mobile phone and data services thanks to a $200,000 Federal funding commitment secured by the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

PHOTO: Cherry Gardens resident Don Wotton shows the NBN tower, the potential site for the installation of 4G equipment, to Rebekha and State Member for Davenport Steve Murray.

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Statement on Community Sport Infrastructure grants

The following is a statement from the Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie regarding the controversy surrounding the awarding of Community Sports Infrastructure Grants.  

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Environment grants to restore habitat and engage community

Projects to restore habitat for threatened species and to create a “bush kindy” for pre-schoolers at Cygnet River on Kangaroo Island were among the 15 grants selected for communities across Mayo.

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NBN technology choice for Mylor a 'callous commercial decision'

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is calling on NBN Co to urgently review its callous commercial decision to dump at least 450 properties on the outskirts of the Mylor township on its Sky Muster satellite service after initially promising the community wireless technology.

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Statement on NOPSEMA decision to accept Equinor's environmental plan

Centre Alliance is disappointed by the decision of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) to accept Equinor's environmental plan to drill an exploration well off the South Australian coast.

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Government must cease basin payments to NSW and commence water buybacks

In response to the NSW Government's announcement that it will not contribute to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan’s 450GL efficiency measures or submit its Water Resource Plans in the required timeframe, Centre Alliance is calling on the Federal Government to, as an initial step, cease all Basin Plan payments to NSW immediately and to commence water buybacks in NSW starting in 2020. 

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Woodchester & Gumeracha tennis have the advantage with grants

Tennis clubs at Woodchester and Gumeracha will soon have the advantage of better court facilities thanks to nearly $300,000 in Federal funding secured by the Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie.

Photo: Neville Gilbert, front right, from the Gumeracha Sporting Club, an umbrella group for community sport in Gumeracha including tennis, shows the cracks in the tennis courts to Rebekha Sharkie MP and fellow club members Bob Brooksby, left, Ian Carpenter and Paul Hammer.

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