I am very, very pleased to stand and speak on Appropriation Bill (No.3) 2012-2013, because it gives me an opportunity to speak about the economy and how the work that the government is doing, when it comes to managing the economy, is very positively affecting people in my electorate of Kingston Read More.
Tony Abbott has now confirmed his plans to take the Schoolkids Bonus away from families – leaving 11, 200 local families in the South worse off Read More
Federal Member for Kingston, Amanda Rishworth MP, today welcomed the roll out of the first National Broadband Network fibre in McLaren Flat, meaning locals will be able to start connecting to the NBN's affordable, fast, and reliable broadband in the next few months.
BULLYING in schools has attracted considerable attention but bullying is not confined to childhood experience in the schoolyard.
Bullying is perpetrated by adults in the workplace and can have devastating consequences for the individuals who are targeted and, more broadly, for our society.
Within around twelve months, construction of the NBN in Sellicks Beach and Sellicks Hill will be completed. This means that families and businesses will be able to connect to faster, more reliable broadband services. A standard NBN connection to the home or office is free – and NBN retail services are available for similar prices to what people are paying now, but for a much superior service.
Stigma continues to surround mental illness especially when it comes to getting a job. Australia's unemployment rate at one of its lowest levels, however many individuals living with a mental illness continue to find it difficult to get a job.
Benefits of work stretch far beyond the receipt of a pay packet- a job provides a critical sense of self-worth, self-esteem and social identity. Indeed for those suffering from mental illness employment can be part of the recovery back to good health.