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

SHORTEN, MARLES & RISHWORTH - MEDIA RELEASE - HONOURING THE SERVICE OF ALL OF AUSTRALIA’S VETERANS - SATURDAY, 20 APRIL 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will recognise the role of all Australian veterans, investing $118 million to honour their service and support their families. 

 

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LABOR SUPPORTING LEGACY IN SOUTH EAST AND CENTRAL QUEENSLAND - THURSDAY, 19 APRIL 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will support veterans with a one-off $31,000 grant to provide additional resources to the Family Assist program.
 
Legacy Brisbane provides support to 7,000 widowers and dependents throughout South East and Central Queensland.

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SCOTT MORRISON IS CUTTING FROM OUR KIDS’ FUTURES TO PAY FOR TAX HANDOUTS TO THE TOP END OF TOWN - TUESDAY, 16 APRIL 2019

Scott Morrison is already cutting $450 million from our preschools and kindergartens from 2020, leaving more than 350,000 Australian children worse off.
 
Today, we learnt he’s got another $40 billion in secret cuts to come. How much more is he going to take from our kids’ futures?

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LABOR’S COMMITMENT TO EARLY EDUCATION IN PAGE - TUESDAY, 16 APRIL 2019

More than 4,000 children in the Page electorate will be better off under a Shorten Labor Government’s National Preschool and Kindy Program.
 
Announced last year, Labor has committed to providing permanent, ongoing funding to four year old preschool and for the first time will extend this to include three year olds.

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LIBERALS’ UNFAIR CHILD CARE CHANGES LEAVING VULNERABLE CHILDREN OUT IN THE COLD - MONDAY, 15 APRIL 2019

The Liberals’ have been caught out trying to hide the impact their unfair child care changes are having on vulnerable Australian children.
 
The number of vulnerable and low-income families who are receiving the Additional Child Care Subsidy has fallen dramatically from 35,570 to 27,730 – more than a 20 per cent drop.

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TRANSCRIPT - ABC 891 ADELAIDE - FRIDAY, 12 APRIL 2019

DAVID BEVAN: Likewise, with the Labor Party and at the last moment, somebody said, Amanda Rishworth, she will talk about this. She joins us now – she is the Labor MP for Kingston in the Southern Suburbs. Good morning Amanda Rishworth.
 
AMANDA RISHWORTH, SHADOW MINISTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT: Good morning, David.  

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LABOR COMMITS $13,000 TO BOOST TOY LIBRARY IN STURT - THURSDAY, 11 APRIL 2019

Children’s imaginative play and social connections between parents will be nurtured with a $13,000 grant from Labor to enable the City of Campbelltown Toy Library to improve and expand their resources for local families in Sturt.

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FRYDENBERG CAUGHT OUT LYING - TUESDAY, 9 APRIL 2019

Last night Josh Frydenberg flat out lied to Australian families about the soaring price of child care under the Liberals.

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ESTIMATES REVEAL REAL DEPTH OF CUTS TO VETERANS - SUNDAY, 7 APRIL 2019

It has been confirmed in Senate Estimates that Scott Morrison’s cruel cut to veterans is nothing more than an attempt to reduce staff and services to our veterans.
 
The Liberal’s Budget handed down a $171.6 million cut to DVA with no explanation from Scott Morrison, Josh Frydenberg or even the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Darren Chester.

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TRANSCRIPT - TELEVISION INTERVIEW - SKY NEWS - NEWSDAY - THURSDAY, 4 APRIL 2019

SUBJECT/S: Income tax cuts, Scott Morrison failing Australian Children, the Liberals unfair child care system
 
TOM CONNELL: Joining me is my first guest of the day, Shadow Minister, Amanda Rishworth here in the studio. Thanks for your time.

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

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