Shadow Assistant Minister for Higher Education Amanda Rishworth MP and Senator Helen Polley will today meet staff and students at National Joblink in Launceston, a Youth Connections provider helping young people develop the required skills to return to school or training. Read More.
Labor is calling on Minister Pyne to guarantee the rollout of the full disability loading when he meets with stakeholders in Perth today. Read More.
HANS RIEMER: Treasurer Joe Hockey celebrated the 3 month anniversary of his Budget last week by claiming poor people don't have cars, or don't drive distances in many cases. He then of course came out with hat in hand to apologise 48 hours later. Here to discuss the Treasurer's claims is Shadow Minister for Education and Higher Education Amanda Rishworth. Good evening Amanda. Read More.
Today, Shadow Assistant Minister for Higher Education Amanda Rishworth will meet with Flinders University students and staff to listen to their concerns about the Abbott Government's unfair higher education changes, which will burden past, present and future university students with a debt sentence. Read more.
Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten will join Shadow Assistant Minister for Higher Education, Amanda Rishworth and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Western Australia and Member for Perth, Alannah MacTiernan in Perth today to demand the Abbott Government scrap plans to cut $471 million from WA universities. Read More.
The Abbott Government has been caught out writing-off millions of dollars in Higher Education Loan Program debts, despite pushing ahead with its unfair university cuts that would see students crippled with massive levels of debt. Read more.
SAM DASTYARI, SENATOR FOR NEW SOUTH WALES: We're here today to talk about cuts to education, and we're very fortunate and privileged to have Amanda Rishworth here with us today, who's travelled all the way from Adelaide, to be a part of this press conference, and to speak specifically to the Chinese community and the Chinese media about what these cuts will mean. Read More.