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LABOR'S BOOST FOR COMMUNITY LEGAL CENTRES

LABOR’S BOOST FOR COMMUNITY LEGAL CENTRES

A Shorten Labor Government would ensure Community Legal Centres have the funds they need to keep their doors open and can continue to serve those in the community who need them the most.

The Liberals have done nothing but attack legal services since the day they came to office. Malcolm Turnbull and George Brandis have cut $52 million from Community Legal Centres, Legal Aid Commissions and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services.

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SOUTHERN SUBURBS BABIES TO BE WELCOMED IN STYLE

Amanda Rishworth will this week host the bi-annual Welcoming the Babies ceremony with over 50 babies, their parents and community representatives attending.

Welcoming the Babies is a fun community event that publicly welcomes the newest southern residents to our community. It is also an opportunity for new parents to come together with their friends and extended families to celebrate their newest family member and meet other families in the South.

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SOUTHERN SUBURBS KINDIES TO UNLEASH THEIR INNER ARTIST

Amanda Rishworth will this week host the annual southern suburbs kindy art show, an opportunity for hundreds of kindy-aged children to showcase their creativity in their local community.

Taking place at the Port Noarlunga Arts Centre this Thursday, the kindy art show is a fantastic opportunity for members of the local community to support the kindy kids of the south with their creative and artistic endeavours.

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THE FUTURE OF DR LAPIDARIO UNCERTAN ONCE AGAIN

Reports yesterday concerning the uncertain future of Dr Lapidario and his family remaining in Adelaide’s southern suburbs has sent shockwaves across our community.

Dr Lapidario has been a hardworking GP at the Hackham Medical Centre since 2008 where he has provided critical care to thousands of southern suburbs residents.

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SOUTH AUSTRALIAN STUDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM $415 MILLION FUNDING BOOST WITH LABOR

Every child in South Australia will have a better education with Labor’s Your Child. Our Future plan for Australia’s schools announced by Bill Shorten.

Critically, Labor will fund the final years of the existing school funding agreements and reverse the Government’s cuts to education, meaning South Australian students would benefit from an extra $415 million in targeted Federal investment in the 2018-19 school years.

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CAMPAIGN AGAINST MALCOLM TURNBULL’S 15% GST

Federal Labor Member for Kingston Amanda Rishworth MP and Labor will fight the Liberals plan for a 15 per cent GST because it will push up the price of everything.

Amanda Rishworth has spoken out against a 15 per cent GST that will see every Australian pay more.

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SOUTH AUSTRALIAN STUDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM LABOR’S POSITIVE PLAN FOR UNIVERSITIES

Labor’s positive plan for South Australian universities will deliver more graduates to
drive our economy and prepare students for the jobs of the future.

Unlike Malcolm Turnbull’s commitment to hit students with $100,000 university
degrees, Labor has a plan to invest in every South Australian student to ensure they
graduate with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.

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URGENT REVIEW REQUIRED INTO SELLICKS BEACH ALLEGED SEWERAGE COVER UP

Federal Member for Kingston Amanda Rishworth is calling for an immediate, independent review to investigate if there have been any other incidences in which Sellicks Beach residents have been exposed to unacceptable levels of bacteria, and have not been publicly disclosed.

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LABOR STANDS WITH THE PEOPLE OF SOUTHERN SUBURBS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY

A Shorten Labor Government will work to ensure 50 per cent of Australia’s electricity is from renewable energy by 2030.

“This will mean more solar panels on homes in the Southern Suburbs, more wind farms and huge advances in battery storage of renewable energy. And it will mean thousands of jobs for South Australians,” said Federal member for Kingston Amanda Rishworth MP.

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BROKEN PROMISES LEAVES ADELAIDE’S SOUTHERN SUBURBS WAITING FOR THE REAL NBN

Shadow Minister for Communications Jason Clare and Member for Kingston Amanda Rishworth will host a forum in Hallett Cove tonight to hear from local residents who have poor internet access and still have no idea when they will get the Coalition’s second rate NBN.

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