SPEECH - MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE: THE GOVERNMENT’S FAILURE TO FUND PRESCHOOLS - CANBERRA - TUESDAY, 19 FEBRUARY 2019
Thank you Mr Speaker
I think this House is very well aware the government’s failures government on so many different areas.
In so many portfolio we can see this is a government that cares more about playing politics than delivering good outcomes for our community.
SUBJECTS: Labor’s National Preschool and Kindy Program; Liberals failure to fund universal preschool access for three and four year olds.
DR MIKE KELLY, MEMBER FOR EDEN-MONARO: Well good morning everyone it's great to have you here in Queanbeyan particularly great to have a good friend Chris Bowen and Amanda Rishworth, not only good friends but great additions great stars in our frontbench who are delivering the policy the future for this country and no more important policy than what we're talking about here today in Queanbeyan. Queanbeyan is one of the youngest towns in all of Eden-Monaro.
Australia’s youngest minds will have better access to play-based early learning, with a Shorten Labor Government to expand community based playgroups and toy libraries with a $6.1 million grassroots grants program.
Playgroups and toy libraries help bolster social connections for both parents and children during their early years of development - that’s why Labor is investing to expand their reach.
SUBJECTS: Labor’s $6.1million expansion to community playgroups and toy libraries.
NADIA CLANCY, LABOR CANDIDATE FOR BOOTHBY: Good afternoon, I am the Labor Candidate for the federal seat of Boothby and I am really pleased to be here today with Amanda Rishworth at the recently opened Mitcham Memorial Library for a really exciting announcement.
SPEECH - ADDRESS TO THE UNITED VOICE PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS CONFERENCE - MELBOURNE - FRIDAY, 08 FEBRUARY 2019
Good morning and thank you Tamika for that introduction.
This is the second time I have seen Tamika this week.
RISHWORTH & CURTIS - MEDIA RELEASE - FAMILIES IN LA TROBE LEFT HIGH AND DRY BY SCOTT MORRISON - TUESDAY, 5 FEBRUARY 2019
Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development, Amanda Rishworth has joined Labor’s Candidate for La Trobe, Simon Curtis in Pakenham today to talk about a number of issues affecting our youngest learners and their families.
Early childhood education is an important pillar in our children’s development.
SUBJECT: Murray Darling Basin, Dividend Imputation
JOHANNA NICHOLSON: To cast their eyes over that issue and other big issues of the week around the country, we're joined from Canberra by Liberal Senator, Zed Seselja and, from Adelaide, by Labor's Amanda Rishworth. Thanks both of you for coming in this morning. Do you think the way forward here, after the South Australian Royal CommissionReport was released, a Federal Royal Commission is the next step?I might start with you, Zed Seselja.
Around 350,000 four years olds across Australia have begun their first steps of early learning in the past week, as they begin kindergarten or preschool.
This is an exciting time for families and their children in 2019.
SUBJECTS: Labor investing in the NT, Labor’s National Preschool and Kindy Program
KALEM MURRAY: You are on 94.5FM Radio Larrakia and Australian Indigenous Radio going out throughout Australia on the Vast Network. My name is Kalem and in the studio today we have two special guests who are joining us to talk about some important things that are going on in our community for our children and just to have a bit of a chat for the day itself. That is none other than Luke Gosling OAM MP- any other little initials you want to add there, Luke?
The latest report by the ABS shows that in the December 2018 Quarter child care fees are rising again, with a 1.4 per cent increase for the quarter.
After all the empty promises from the Abbott Turnbull Morrison Government about their new child care system, it is now clear that child care fees are going back up under the Liberals.