Federal Member for Kingston

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development

Shadow Minister for Youth

Fighting For Us

KING & SA FEDERAL LABOR TEAM - MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR WILL DELIVER A COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH PLAN FOR SA - MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will reverse the Liberals’ hospital cuts and invest more in vital infrastructure as part of Labor’s commitment to providing quality critical support and care to those who need it most, when they need it most.

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SPEECH - MELBOURNE - ADDRESS TO THE NATIONAL ELECTION FORUM ON EARLY EDUCATION - THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2019

I’d like to start by acknowledging the traditional owners of this land and pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging.
 
I also acknowledge Senator Patterson and Senator Rice.

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TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP INTERVIEW - ROCKHAMPTON - MONDAY, 29 APRIL 2019

SUBJECTS: Labor’s National Preschool and Kindy Program, Labor’s childcare policy, Labor’s plan to increase the pay of our early educators.
 
RUSSELL ROBERTSON, LABOR CANDIDATE FOR CAPRICORNIA: I am here today with Shadow spokesperson, Amanda Rishworth for early childhood education and my team mate from Flynn, Zac Beers.

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TRANSCRIPT - RADIO INTERVIEW - ABC CAPRICORNIA - MONDAY, 29 APRIL 2019

SUBJECTS: Labor’s National Preschool and Kindy Program, Labor’s childcare policy, Labor’s plan to increase the pay of our early educators.
 
JACQUIE MACKAY: Yesterday Labor launched its child care subsidy plan which will mean $4 billion over the next four years to make child care free for families on a low income. Today, the Shadow Minister for Early Education, Amanda Rishworth, is here to talk more specifically about Labor’s plan for preschool for three year olds. Good morning.
 
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TEHAN’S GREAT LEAP BACKWARDS - MONDAY, 29 APRIL 2019

Anyone concerned about the absence of the Liberal Education Minister from the election campaign can relax – Dan is back, claiming taxpayer funding of early education and child care is “communism”. 

This election is a choice between a Shorten Labor Government which will support families and invest in our children’s future, or more cuts and chaos from Dan Tehan and the Liberals.  

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TRANSCRIPT - RADIO INTERVIEW - RN BREAKFAST - THURSDAY, 25 APRIL 2019

SUBJECT/S: ANZAC Day
 
FRAN KELLY: The Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs is Amanda Rishworth, she has just been at the Dawn Service at Hallett Cove in her South Australian electorate of Kingston. Amanda Rishworth, welcome to RN Breakfast.

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ANOTHER INCREASE IN CHILD CARE FEES UNDER MORRISON - WEDNESDAY, 24 APRIL 2019

In no surprise to any family paying child care fees, the latest report by the ABS confirms in the March 2019 Quarter child care fees have risen again- by 1.6 per cent.  

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TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP - ADELAIDE - TUESDAY, 23 APRIL 2019

SUBJECTS: Labor’s commitment to invest in Blackwood Community Hub, Scott Morrison neglecting Boothby.
 
NADIA CLANCY, LABOR CANDIDATE FOR BOOTHBY: I am Nadia Clancy, Labor’s Candidate for Boothby and I am really excited to have Amanda Rishworth with me today and a number of important members of our community to announce that a Labor Government will deliver $5 million towards the Blackwood Community Hub.

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LABOR TO INVEST IN BLACKWOOD COMMUINITY HUB - TUESDAY, 23 APRIL 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will invest $5 million to help make the Blackwood Community Hub a reality.
 
This election will be a choice between a Shorten Labor Government with a plan for the infrastructure our community needs, and more of the Liberals’ cuts and chaos.

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