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VIKINGS ON THE MOVE: After centuries ruling the seas around Europe, the Vikings have finally found their way to the Hills. A seven metre longship, built by Danish-Australian craftsman Jorgen Jensen in his Woodside shed, will make its maiden voyage on the waters near Clayton Bay this weekend, complete with a Viking festival and a naming ceremony.

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Centre Alliance MP Rebekha Sharkie retains Mayo

Centre Alliance MP Rebekha Sharkie says integrity in politics, climate change and support for regions and the aged care sector are her priorities after she was comfortably re-elected as the Member for Mayo at the weekend.
Ms Sharkie’s victory in her Hills, Fleurieu and KI seat came despite a fall in her primary vote, with her support currently standing at 32.66% compared with 34.19% in 2019.
However, in contrast to her 2019 election result, she received the largest pool of primary votes, with Liberal candidate Allison Bluck second with 26.47%.
Ms Sharkie’s two-party preferred support has increased to its highest level ever, at 62.57% to Ms Bluck’s 37.43%. “For the community to have returned me with an increased majority, I feel very good, I’m very grateful,” Ms Sharkie said.