Ms Rebekha Sharkie MP

Member for Mayo, South Australia

Party
Nick Xenophon Team
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 2113
Fax:
(02) 6277 8451

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

1/72 Gawler Street
Mt Barker, SA, 5251

Postal address

PO Box 1601
Mt Barker, SA, 5251

Telephone:
(08) 8398 5566

Connect with Ms Rebekha Sharkie MP

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Websites
Personal website

Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/R_Sharkie_MP

Electorate details

Mayo, South Australia

Electorate map
Electorate profile

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Mayo, South Australia, 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Employment, Education and Training from 15.9.16.
Party positions
  • NXT Spokesperson: employment, agriculture and youth affairs, education, family and community services, housing and youth.
Personal
  • Born 1972, Devon, England.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (American Studies and Australian Public Policy) (Flinders).
  • Paralegal, law firms in Adelaide, Queensland and Darwin.
  • Legal Researcher, South Australian Shadow Attorney-General and Leader of the Opposition, Isobel Redmond.
  • Part-time Adviser, State and Federal Members of Parliament.
  • National Executive Officer, Youth Connections.
  • Senior Manager, SYC Limited (Helping Young People Achieve division).
  • Principal Policy Advisor, Department of Social Inclusion (SA), 2015-16.
Electorate
    Description: rural.
    Location: Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island; it includes the country towns include Birdwood (part), Bridgewater, Crafers, Echunga, Gumeracha, Hahndorf, Langhorne Creek, Lobethal, Macclesfield, Mount Barker, Myponga, Oakbank, Stirling, Strathalbyn, Victor Harbor, Woodside and Yankalilla.
    Area: 9 315 sq km.
    Electors enrolled: 103 981 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: dairying, beef, sheep, apples, pears, cherries, smallgoods, Kanmantoo copper mines, Jupiter Creek goldfields, forestry, natural spring water, wine, cereals, tourism and the Woodside army barracks.