Federal Member for Kingston

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development

Shadow Minister for Youth

Fighting For Us



Senate Estimates revealed 75 dental graduates will miss out on vital practical training opportunities because of the Abbott Government's heartless decision to rip $40 million from the Voluntary Dental Graduate Year Program (VDGYP). pdfRead More.



Tasmanian nursing and allied health students will suffer because of the axing of $9.9 million in funding for scholarships. pdfRead More.

Transcript: Breaking Politics 30 May 2014

CHRIS HAMMER: Well joining us now is the Labor Member for Kingston in South Australia, Amanda Rishworth. Good morning. pdfRead More.

Transcript: Sky Lunchtime Agenda 29 May 2014

LAURA JAYES: Welcome back to Lunchtime Agenda. Canberra can often be described as a bubble and perhaps that was on display last night when Treasury Secretary Martin Parkinson, Malcolm Turnbull and Clive Palmer were all spotted out to dinner
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Transcript: 5RPH 27 May 2014

RICHARD MORGAN: It's time to welcome to 5RPH on Question Time Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amanda Rishworth. Hi Amanda. pdfRead More.

Health Workforce Australia

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (20:28): It is very important that I am able to speak on the Health Workforce Australia (Abolition) Bill 2014 tonight, because if we do not plan for our future health work force on a national scale we will not have the right
number and type of health professionals to meet the health care needs of Australia in the future.
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Palliative Care

This motion is very important and I am pleased to have this opportunity today to talk about palliative care and its critical importance to Australia.
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Appropriation Bills - Budget

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (18:16): I rise to speak on the appropriation bills and to make some commentary on the budget that was handed down by the Treasurer a couple of weeks ago. This budget really is disastrous for our nation and for every Australian. It is a budget that has been built on a web of broken promises and twisted priorities and it is a budget that has the wrong priorities, priorities that are focused on making cuts to low- and middle-income earners
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Budget - Medicare Co-payments

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (12:33): I rise today to raise an issue of great concern in my local community and, indeed, of great concern right around the country. This is this government's appalling proposal to bring in co-payments for Medicare. This effectively dismantles our universal healthcare system that has served our country so well.
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Veterans Mental Health

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (10:46): I rise today to support the Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Mental Health and Other Measures) Bill 2014.
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