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Ms Rebekha Sharkie MP

Ms Rebekha Sharkie MP

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 to 23.3.2020; 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 in Adelaide, Queensland and Darwin.
  • Legal Researcher for the Shadow Attorney-General and Leader of the Opposition, I Redmond (SA).
  • Part-time Adviser to State and Federal Members of Parliament.
  • National Executive Officer of Youth Connections.
  • Senior Manager of the Helping Young People Achieve division, SYC Ltd.
  • Principal Policy Adviser at the Department of Social Inclusion (SA) from 2015 to 2016.
Electorate
  • Name: Mayo
  • Location: The Division of Mayo consists of: Alexandrina Council, City of Victor Harbor, District Council of Yankalilla, Kangaroo Island Council, Mount Barker District Council, part of the Adelaide Hills Council, part of the City of Mitcham, and part of the City of Onkaparinga.
  • Area: 9,135 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 122,377 (at 14.6.2019)
  • Industries: Apples, Army barracks at Woodside, beef, breweries, cereals, cherries, copper mines, dairying, forestry, natural spring water, pears, sheep, smallgoods, tourism and wine.