Federal Member for Kingston

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development

Shadow Minister for Youth

Fighting For Us

Speeches in Parliament

90 Second Statement: Community Living Project

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (16:48): I was so pleased yesterday to attend the 30th birthday of the Community Living Project. pdfRead More.

Small Business Speech

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (19:50): Throughout the month of November, the Shop Small campaign is being held across Australia. This is an incredibly important movement that promotes the efforts of the hundreds of thousands of Australians who establish, own or work in the small business sector and it also recognises the positive role small businesses play in our communities.
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Condolence Speech: Hon Edward Gough Whitlam AC QC

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (10:34): We in this House today and for many days pay tribute to and remember the Labor warrior and true reformist, Gough Whitlam.
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Speech: Christopher Pyne's hypocrisy on ABC cuts

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (13:57): Today the outrage from the community continues about the cuts to the ABC. Not only is there outrage about the cuts and outrage about the broken promise, but there is outrage about the hypocrisy of those on the other side who want to protect their local community but who also sanction the cuts wholeheartedly.
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Speech: ABC to lose 150 jobs in South Australia

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (13:52): I rise to join with my colleagues who have spoken about the disastrous announcement today that the ABC will cut more than 400 jobs. This government promised not to cut the ABC but instead we have seen that promise dashed and we have got a $254 million cut over the next five years.
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Speech: Hon Dr Robert Bruce 'Bob' Such


Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (09:36): I rise to speak with much sadness about the recent passing of the state member for Fisher, Bob Such.
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Speech: Matters of Public Important - Higher Education

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (15:42): I am very pleased to speak on this matter of public importance. While the Minister for Education tells us about the reports he has been getting I am assuming from his staff who are talking to university students, it has been the Labor members and senators listening to the Australian people.
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Speech: Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (12:48): I rise today to support the amendment moved by the member for Blair to the second reading of the Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 and the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges (Amendment) Bill 2014. 
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Statements by Members: Little River Primary School

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (13:39): I rise today to speak about Little River Primary School and their out-of-hours school care program.
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Adjournment Speech: Education Funding

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (21:00): I rise this evening to once again focus on the Abbott government's cruel cuts to education. We have seen this government cut money from the whole spectrum of education.
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