Today in Senate Estimates Department officials confirmed they knew very little about the outcomes and consequences of the Liberal Government’s unfair child care system.
Since the Liberal Government’s unfair child care changes took place in July, it appears the department knows much about nothing when it comes to how the government changes have hurt Australian families.
SUBJECTS: Labor’s National Preschool and Kindy Program
AMANDA RISHWORTH, SHADOW MINISTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT: It has been great to see on the front page of the Sydney Morning Herald today peak early learning groups calling and backing Labor’s policy for three and four year old preschool. What we saw today is a strong endorsement of Labor’s plan to invest in the long term future of our children.
SUBJECTS: Senator Cormann’s relationship with Helloworld travel, zoning for South Australian Schools, Labor’s plan to investigate a floor price for diary farmers
DAVID BEVAN: Lets welcome Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment and Liberal Senator. Good morning.
SIMON BIRMINGHAM, MINISTER FOR TRADE: Good morning David, good morning Ali.'
SPEECH - MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE: THE GOVERNMENT’S FAILURE TO FUND PRESCHOOLS - CANBERRA - TUESDAY, 19 FEBRUARY 2019
Thank you Mr Speaker
I think this House is very well aware the government’s failures government on so many different areas.
In so many portfolio we can see this is a government that cares more about playing politics than delivering good outcomes for our community.
SUBJECTS: Labor’s National Preschool and Kindy Program; Liberals failure to fund universal preschool access for three and four year olds.
DR MIKE KELLY, MEMBER FOR EDEN-MONARO: Well good morning everyone it's great to have you here in Queanbeyan particularly great to have a good friend Chris Bowen and Amanda Rishworth, not only good friends but great additions great stars in our frontbench who are delivering the policy the future for this country and no more important policy than what we're talking about here today in Queanbeyan. Queanbeyan is one of the youngest towns in all of Eden-Monaro.
Australia’s youngest minds will have better access to play-based early learning, with a Shorten Labor Government to expand community based playgroups and toy libraries with a $6.1 million grassroots grants program.
Playgroups and toy libraries help bolster social connections for both parents and children during their early years of development - that’s why Labor is investing to expand their reach.
SUBJECTS: Labor’s $6.1million expansion to community playgroups and toy libraries.
NADIA CLANCY, LABOR CANDIDATE FOR BOOTHBY: Good afternoon, I am the Labor Candidate for the federal seat of Boothby and I am really pleased to be here today with Amanda Rishworth at the recently opened Mitcham Memorial Library for a really exciting announcement.
SPEECH - ADDRESS TO THE UNITED VOICE PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS CONFERENCE - MELBOURNE - FRIDAY, 08 FEBRUARY 2019
Good morning and thank you Tamika for that introduction.
This is the second time I have seen Tamika this week.
RISHWORTH & CURTIS - MEDIA RELEASE - FAMILIES IN LA TROBE LEFT HIGH AND DRY BY SCOTT MORRISON - TUESDAY, 5 FEBRUARY 2019
Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development, Amanda Rishworth has joined Labor’s Candidate for La Trobe, Simon Curtis in Pakenham today to talk about a number of issues affecting our youngest learners and their families.
Early childhood education is an important pillar in our children’s development.
SUBJECT: Murray Darling Basin, Dividend Imputation
JOHANNA NICHOLSON: To cast their eyes over that issue and other big issues of the week around the country, we're joined from Canberra by Liberal Senator, Zed Seselja and, from Adelaide, by Labor's Amanda Rishworth. Thanks both of you for coming in this morning. Do you think the way forward here, after the South Australian Royal CommissionReport was released, a Federal Royal Commission is the next step?I might start with you, Zed Seselja.