Federal Member for Kingston

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development

Shadow Minister for Youth

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TRANSCRIPT - TELEVISION INTERVIEW - ABC WEEKEND BREAKFAST - SATURDAY, 15 JUNE 2019

SUBJECT/S: Unions, Australian Signals Directorate, Men’s Health Week
 
JOHANNA NICHOLSON: And to discuss this, we're talking to Jason Falinski and Amanda Rishworth. Thank you both for your time this morning. Amanda, I will start with you, we have seen the tensions blow over with the CFMEU. Is it time for the Labor Party to reassess its ties to the union movement?

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TRANSCRIPT - RADIO INTERVIEW - WEDNESDAY, 12 JUNE 2019

SUBJECT/S: John Setka, Manus Island, Tax cuts

DAVID BEVAN: Let's welcome our panellists in the studio, Amanda Rishworth, Labor MP for Kingston.

AMANDA RISHWORTH, SHADOW MINISTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT: Good morning.

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TRANSCRIPT - TELEVISION INTERVIEW - SKY NEWS - THURSDAY, 6 JUNE 2019

SUBJECT/S: AFP raids, Early Education
 
TOM CONNELL: Amanda Rishworth thanks for your time. Let’s start with these AFP raids. Labor was saying the government had questions to answer, the government has said it has no role in the timing of these nor in the referrals as well. Do you accept them at their word?

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STATEMENT - APPOINTMENT AS SHADOW MINISTER - MONDAY, 3 JUNE 2019

I am honoured to be reappointed to the Shadow Labor Cabinet as the Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development and as Shadow Minister for Youth.
 
Investment in young people is the best investment we can make for our future and bringing these two portfolios together will ensure there is a sharp focus on our children and young people.

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SHORTEN, O'CONNOR & RISHWORTH - MEDIA RELEASE - BETTER PAY FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS - SUNDAY, 28 APRIL 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will ensure Australia’s early childhood educators are better paid, supporting a quality early education and care system that delivers the best outcomes for children.
 
Early childhood educators are doing the important and demanding job of educating and caring for our next generation – 90 per cent of a child’s brain development occurs in the first five years of a child’s life.

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SHORTEN & RISHWORTH - MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR’S PLAN FOR CHEAPER CHILD CARE - SUNDAY, 28 APRIL 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will deliver massive cost of living relief for nearly one million families struggling with the costs of child care.  
  
From July next year, Labor will put more money back in working parents’ pockets for 887,000 Australian families – slashing up to $2,100 per child off their annual child care bill. 

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A SHORTEN LABOR GOVERNMENT WILL MAKE THE ONKAPARINGA RIVER A PRIORITY

A Shorten Labor Government will make the Onkaparinga River a priority project under the Urban Rivers program.

Through the Urban Rivers and Corridors Program, Labor has committed $200 million to restore urban waterways and habitat corridors across the country to their natural beauty.

This election will be a choice between a united Shorten Labor Government which will invest in our environment, or more of the Liberals’ cuts, chaos, and climate change denialism.

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LABOR’S PLAN FOR OUR ADF PERSONNEL AND VETERANS

Labor has launched its comprehensive plan for ADF Personnel and Veterans today, which solidifies our commitment to our current and ex-service personnel and their families.

In the past three years, Labor has announced a number of policies which will overwhelmingly support both current serving personnel, as well as veterans and their families. 

Today, we launch Labor’s Plan for our ADF Personnel and Veterans which includes 22 policies that will directly support current and ex-serving members and their families.

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LABOR INVESTS $50,000 TOWARDS NATURE PLAY FOR SEAFORD RISE PRIMARY SCHOOL DISABILITY UNIT

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $50,000 towards a nature play space for the Seaford Rise Disability Unit. 

 

At this election there is a clear choice for voters: Labor’s commitment to invest in public schools, or the Liberals’ $14 billion cuts.

 

The Disability Unit currently supports 15 students aged 5 to 12 who have intellectual disabilities. 

 

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LABOR INVESTS $20,000 TOWARDS SENSORY LEARNING AREA AT HACKHAM WEST R-7 SCHOOL

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $20,000 towards the Sensory Learning Area at Hackham West R-7 School. 

 

At this election there is a clear choice for voters: Labor’s commitment to invest in public schools, or the Liberals’ $14 billion cuts.

 

This new area will be a calming space to re-engage students who are struggling to settle into the mainstream learning environment.

 

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