SHORTEN, MARLES & RISHWORTH - MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR'S VOW TO ADF PERSONNEL SET IN STONE - WEDNESDAY, 5 SEPTEMBER 2018
A Shorten Labor Government will put in place a formal agreement to ensure the nation’s armed forces are fully supported during and after their service, and will legislate regular reporting to Parliament on how Australia is supporting military personnel.
OPINION PIECE - WHAT YOU CAN DO IF YOU CARE ABOUT EARLY EDUCATION AND PRESCHOOL - WEDNESDAY, 29 AUGUST 2018
Like so many parents of young children, I am starting to think about how I best support my three-year-old son’s development and learning. I want him to be as ready as possible for primary school in two years.
Scott Morrison has worn a number of hats prior to his appointment as Prime Minister. We all know he was head of the praetorian guard for Australia’s banks. But prior to this, he was also the chief architect of the Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison Governments new child care system – the unfair new system which has now left 1 in 4 families in Australia worse off.
The Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison Government has appointed a new Minister for Education.
Sadly they have continued to neglect the early childhood education and development portfolio and have not appointed a dedicated, standalone Minister.
Today on Vietnam Veterans Day we remember and pay tribute to all of the brave men and women who fought in the Vietnam War.
Australia began its involvement in the Vietnam War in 1962 and would withdraw from Vietnam eleven years later in 1973.
The Australian Childcare Alliance’s survey cuts through the Turnbull Government’s spin and exposes the truth – the transition to their new child care system has been a debacle.
The survey describes some of the horror stories, from the front line, that providers are going through in their transition to the new unfair child care system.
SUBJECTS: Fraser Anning’s first speech to Parliament, Division in the Turnbull Government on the NEG
DAVID BEVAN: Federal Liberal Senator, Simon Birmingham- Federal Education Minister- good morning to you.
MINISTER FOR EDUCATION, SENATOR SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning.
BEVAN: Amanda Rishworth, Labor MP for Kingston in Adelaide’s southern suburbs, good morning to you.
SUBJECTS: Funding for preschool; Turnbull Government’s unfair child care changes, Universal Access to Preschool
SHADOW MINISTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT, AMANDA RISHWORTH MP: Last week we heard from Minister Birmingham his plans to cut $440 million every year out of preschool. Preschool is critical for the early development of children and last week it was incredibly disappointing that the Minister confirmed that from 2020 he does not plan to renew funding for preschool.
BURNEY & RISHWORTH - MEDIA RELEASE - TURNBULL’S CUTS WILL HIT 132,000 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PENSIONERS - THURSDAY, 9 AUGUST 2018.docx
The Turnbull Government’s most recent cuts will hurt over 132,000 South Australian pensioners over the next decade, new figures show.
The Liberals’ plan to scrap the energy supplement will cut the household budgets of over 43,700 South Australians who currently rely on a pension or allowance, including over 7,900 age pensioners.
Today we commemorate the Centenary of the Battle of Amiens.
The Battle of Amiens was the largest attack by Allied forces during the First World War which saw the offensive successfully push over enemy lines.