TIM LESTER: Holden. This morning Prime Minister Abbott has ruled out more money for the key car maker as rumours circulate suggesting it has already decided to quit Australia. Our Friday regulars on Breaking Politics are Labor's Amanda Rishworth, her electorate Kingston is in the car making city, Adelaide, and Brisbane's Liberal, Wyatt Roy. Read More.
Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Amanda Rishworth today moved a motion in the House of Representatives calling on the Abbott Government to immediately make available money that has been frozen within Health Workforce Australia to support clinical training placements for our health workforce. Read more.
MOST of us take for granted that we are able to do simple things such as visit friends, go to a movie or enjoy a leisurely afternoon at the local park. Most of us would probably also agree that undertaking training and education and getting a job we enjoy are reasonable aspirations. But for many Australians with a disability, there are barriers in our society that curb opportunities to fully participate in activities such as these. Read More.
Last week's Senate Estimates revealed that the Abbott Government's Commission of Cuts is affecting funding for clinical placements for professional entry students.Read More.
Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston ) ( 13:53 ): Tomorrow, 3 December, is the International Day of People with Disability, a day dedicated to placing a greater emphasis on the abilities and achievements of people living with a disability. Read More.
I move: That this House: (1) notes that November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month; Read More.
DAVID LIPSON: Thanks for your company on Lunchtime Agenda. Joining me now is Liberal MP Teresa Gambaro and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary, Amanda Rishworth – thanks for your time this afternoon. Read More.