Ms Rebekha Sharkie MP

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Member for Mayo, South Australia

Party
Centre Alliance
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

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

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Mayo, South Australia, 2016. Resigned 11.5.2018. Elected to the House of Representatives for Mayo, South Australia at by-election 2018, vice R Sharkie (resigned). Re-elected 2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Select: Government Procurement from 16.2.2017 to 29.6.2017.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Employment, Education and Training from 15.9.2016 to 10.5.2018; Employment, Education and Training from 14.8.2018; Health, Aged Care and Sport from 20.9.2018 to 11.4.2019 (Supplementary member from 20.9.2018 to 11.4.2019); Economics from 2.4.2019 to 11.4.2019 (Supplementary member from 2.4.2019 to 11.4.2019); Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 22.7.2019; Selection from 22.7.2019.
  • House of Representatives Select: Intergenerational Welfare Dependence from 16.8.2018 to 2.4.2019.
Party positions
  • Spokesperson for the Nick Xenophon Team on employment, agriculture and youth affairs, education, family and community services and housing.
Personal
  • Born 1972, Devon, England
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (Flinders University)
  • 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: Mayo
  • 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 2.7.2016)
  • 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.