Federal Member for Kingston

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development

Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs
Shadow Minister for Defence Personnel

Fighting For Us

TRANSCRIPT - RADIO INTERVIEW - ABC 612 BRISBANE - THURSDAY, 24 MAY 2018

SUBJECT/S: Veterans’ Affairs legislation, Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation should be included in the Terms of Reference for the Banking Royal Commission

STEVE AUSTIN: Listening to that was the Opposition Spokesperson on Veterans’ Affairs, Amanda Rishworth. Amanda Rishworth, are you surprised to hear that the Minister say the RSL and the Australian Defence Service Organisation haven’t raised their concerns about the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation with him.

pdfRead more.

MARLES & RISHWORTH - MEDIA RELEASE - REPORTS ON SEXUAL ABUSE IN ADF DEEPLY CONCERNING - THURSDAY, 24 MAY 2018

Reports in today’s newspapers of sexual misconduct by members of the ADF are deeply concerning.

Sexual assault or abuse in any workforce should not be tolerated.

pdfRead more.

SPEECH - ADDRESS TO THE TASMANIAN RSL CONGRESS - LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA - SATURDAY, 19 MAY 2018

I would like to begin today by acknowledging the traditional owners on whose land we meet and pay my respect to their elders both past and present.

I am delighted to be here today as a part of the Tasmania RSL Congress.

It’s always a pleasure coming down to Tassie, and Launnie.

No doubt it has been a busy year for the Tasmanian RSL. They always are, as the task of advocating for your members and the veterans community and ensuring that the memories of the veterans who have gone before you are remembered.

pdfRead more.

RISHWORTH & KEAY - TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP - BURNIE - FRIDAY, 18 MAY 2018

SUBJECT/S: 1 in 6 families worse off in Burnie under Malcolm Turnbull’s unfair child care package.

AMANDA RISHWORTH, SHADOW MINISTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT: This is a fabulous centre that provides excellent early education services. What has been really wonderful is to meet the staff and know that some of them have been here for many many years and obviously have a real passion for early education, so it has been great to have a look around and see these young minds becoming really awake. 

pdfRead more.

RISHWORTH, URQUHART & KEAY - MEDIA RELEASE - 1 IN 6 FAMILIES IN BRADDON SET TO BE WORSE OFF UNDER CHILD CARE CHANGES - FRIDAY, 18 MAY 2018

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development, Amanda Rishworth has joined Senator Anne Urquhart and Labor Candidate for Braddon, Justine Keay and families in Burnie to talk about the unfair changes to the child care system. 

pdfRead more.

SPEECH - ADDRESS TO THE MCKELL INSTITUTE - MELBOURNE - THURSDAY, 17 MAY 2018

I would like to start by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land in which we meet and pay respect to elders past and present.

Good afternoon and thank you to PwC and to McKell for inviting me here today.

pdfRead more.

TURNBULL’S BUDGET SHOWS ANOTHER HIDDEN CUT TO EARLY EDUCATION - MONDAY, 14 MAY 2018

Another hidden nasty the Turnbull Government’s 2018-19 Budget has seen funding abolished for the National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda (NQA) for Early Childhood Education.

Funding for the current $61 million agreement for the NQA is due to expire at the end of this year, and the Turnbull Government has chosen to walk away. 

pdfRead more.

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF FIRE SUPPORT BASES CORAL AND BALMORAL - SUNDAY, 13 MAY 2018

Today we commemorate 50 years since the Battles of Fire Support Bases Coral and Balmoral.

In May of 1986, Australian soldiers fought a series of battles from the Fire Support Bases of ‘Coral’ and ‘Balmoral.’

pdfRead more.

 

TRANSCRIPT - RADIO INTERVIEW - ABC 891 ADELAIDE - WEDNESDAY, 9 MAY 2018

SUBJECT/S: 2018 Federal Budget

DAVID BEVAN: Good morning Amanda Rishworth.

AMANDA RISHWORTH, SHADOW MINISTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT: Good morning, great to be with you.

pdfRead more.

TURNBULL MUST EXPLAIN WHY HE IS CUTTING $40.7 MILLION FROM CRITICAL VETERANS SERVICES - WEDNESDAY, 9 MAY 2018

The Turnbull Government’s 2018-19 Budget sees $40.7 million cut from critical allied and dental health services.

Turnbull needs to guarantee that this cut will not reduce access to allied and dental health services for our veterans.

pdfRead more.

 

Electorate Office

232 Main South Road, Morphett Vale SA 5162
Tel (08) 8186 2588  /  Fax (08) 8186 2688
Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Canberra Office

R107 Parliament House, Canberra ACT 2600
Tel (02) 6277 2293  /  Fax (02) 6277 8498
Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.