Federal Member for Kingston

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development

Shadow Minister for Youth

Fighting For Us

Media Releases


The Gillard Labor Government will use up to $451,696 in revenue from the carbon price to assist a manufacturer in the South invest in clean and renewable technologies.

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Roads to Recovery: $434,000 to Fix Black Spots in the South

Federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister Anthony Albanese and Federal Member for Kingston Amanda Rishworth today announced the Gillard Labor Government will provide $434,000 to fix six dangerous black spots in the Southern Suburbs of Adelaide.

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$40m National Crime Prevention Fund Announced- Grants Available for Our Community

 Amanda Rishworth, Member for Kingston, today encouraged local councils and local community groups to apply for grants available under a new $40 million National Crime Prevention fund announced by the Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Justice Jason Clare docxRead More.

More Support for People with Mental Illness and their Carers in Southern Adelaide

More people with severe mental illness, their families and carers in the South will have greater access to support services and other practical assistance close to home thanks to a $121 million boost from the Gillard Government docxRead More.

Local Retail and Hospitality Workers Hardest Hit By Abbott's new Super Tax Slug

New figures released by Amanda Rishworth MP show 27,000workers in the South will be slugged by Tony Abbott's plan to reimpose a 15% superannuation tax on low income and part-time workers docxRead More.

Veteran Project Granted a Funding Boost

The Member for Kingston, Amanda Rishworth MP, today announced the local veteran community in Port Noarlunga/Christies Beach would benefit from funding under round 3 of Veteran & Community Grants.

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Tony Abbott has now unveiled his broadband policy which will force residents in the South to choose between paying up to $5000 to be connected to decent broadband or to continue to endure inadequate internet connections.

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Tony Abbott Says No Way to Aldinga Rail Extension

Local Federal Member for Kingston Amanda Rishworth MP has said only the Federal Labor Government can be trusted to deliver better public transport infrastructure for the South, with Mr Abbott now confirming that if elected he would never fund urban rail projects like the Aldinga Rail Extension.

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Desalination Plant Delivers Water Security for Adelaide

Adelaide's water security has been guaranteed with the official opening of the State's largest water infrastructure project, the Adelaide Desalination Plant.

Premier Jay Weatherill, Water Minister Ian Hunter and Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability and Urban Water Amanda Rishworth today visited the Adelaide Desalination Plant to inspect South Australia's insurance policy against future droughts pdfRead More.

Helping Goodstart Early Learning Centre in Seaford Rise trial out-of-office-hours child care for local families

 The Australian Government will provide extra funding to help the Goodstart Early Learning Centre Seaford Rise offer child care options outside of traditional opening hours to local parents, as part of an $11 million package to increase the flexibility and accessibility of child care pdfRead More.


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