Federal Member for Kingston

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development

Shadow Minister for Youth

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Private Members Business: Dental Health

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (12:03): I move:

That this House:

(1) notes: (a) the importance of a well-resourced dental system in improving the oral health of our most vulnerable citizens;

and (b) that well trained and well supported dental graduates are critical to improving the oral health of our nation;

(2) shows extreme concern at the Government's announcement to cut $40 million from the Voluntary Dental

Graduate Program (VDGP); and

(3) calls on the Government to reverse this decision and ensure that the 36 public dental services that were set

to host the VDGP in 2014 are able to do so. pdfRead More.

Constituency Statement: National Partnership Agreement on Housing

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (09:53): I rise today to speak about a very important issue in my local community, and that is the Abbott government's failure to recommit funding to the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness, which is due to expire shortly. pdfRead More.

Adjournment: Financial Advice Reforms

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (21:15): I rise today to speak about the importance of Commonwealth funded financial counselling services within my electorate of Kingston. pdfRead More.

Excise Tariff Amendment (Tobacco) Bill

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (13:24): I rise to speak on the Excise Tariff Amendment (Tobacco) Bill 2014 and the Customs Tariff Amendment (Tobacco) Bill 2014. pdfRead More.

Medicare

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (16:26): I rise today to share my deep concern about the proposed $6 GP tax that the coalition will not rule out. I ask the government to rule this GP tax out. pdfRead More.

MPI

I am very pleased to speak on this matter of public importance. I do find it disappointing that the Minister for Health could only find about one minute to talk about preventative health measures pdfRead More.

 

MPI

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (15:49): It is a sad day when I am having to rise to actually point out to those on the other side their repeated failure to deliver on their election promises. pdfRead More.

COALITION FALLS SHORT ON THEIR ELECTION COMMITMENTS FOR MEDICAL INTERNSHIPS

The Coalition Government only managed to provide 76 additional medical internship positions this year, falling well short of the 100 they promised before the 2013 election.
 

Address In Reply

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (18:37): I am pleased to rise and speak in this place in the address-in-reply. I thank the people of the electorate of Kingston for returning me to this parliament for a third term. pdfRead More.

FAMILIES IN KINGSTON TO BE HIT WITH $5,402,574 GP TAX

Families in Kingston will be among the hardest hit by Tony Abbott's new GP Tax, new Medicare analysis has shown, said Amanda Rishworth MP today. pdfRead More.

 

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