Federal Member for Kingston

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development

Shadow Minister for Youth

Fighting For Us

Speeches in Parliament

South Adelaide Panthers FC facilities upgrade

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (13:51): Today I wear the scarf of South Adelaide Panthers Football Club, not the Australian Rules football team but, indeed, the soccer team based at O'Sullivan Beach. I was very pleased to visit and to open the new women's changing rooms at South Adelaide at the weekend.
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Health Workforce Australia

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (20:28): It is very important that I am able to speak on the Health Workforce Australia (Abolition) Bill 2014 tonight, because if we do not plan for our future health work force on a national scale we will not have the right
number and type of health professionals to meet the health care needs of Australia in the future.
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Palliative Care

This motion is very important and I am pleased to have this opportunity today to talk about palliative care and its critical importance to Australia.
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Appropriation Bills - Budget

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (18:16): I rise to speak on the appropriation bills and to make some commentary on the budget that was handed down by the Treasurer a couple of weeks ago. This budget really is disastrous for our nation and for every Australian. It is a budget that has been built on a web of broken promises and twisted priorities and it is a budget that has the wrong priorities, priorities that are focused on making cuts to low- and middle-income earners
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Budget - Medicare Co-payments

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (12:33): I rise today to raise an issue of great concern in my local community and, indeed, of great concern right around the country. This is this government's appalling proposal to bring in co-payments for Medicare. This effectively dismantles our universal healthcare system that has served our country so well.
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Veterans Mental Health

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (10:46): I rise today to support the Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Mental Health and Other Measures) Bill 2014.
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Anzac Centenary Local Grants - Southern Schools

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (09:54): I rise today to congratulate five local schools in my electorate who will be sharing in $14,850 to help them commemorate the Anzac centenary through watching and performing the theatrical production Do not forget Australia.
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Ride For Hope

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (16:22): I rise today to congratulate all those who participated in Ride for Hope to raise funds to help children living in Adelaide but also living right around the globe. pdfRead More.

Aldinga Football Club

Ms RISHWORTH (Kingston) (16:13): It was a big day for the Aldinga Football Club on Saturday. The Aldinga Football Club has over this season been struggling a little, and there was a huge push by the community and by the footy club and in particular Shane Crawford, who came down on Saturday to play for the Aldinga Sharks. pdfRead More.

PMM: National Palliative Care Week

MS RISHWORTH: To move—That this House: (1) notes that National Palliative Care Week is being held between 25 May and 31 May, with this year‟s theme being Palliative care everyone's business: let's work together; pdfRead More.

 

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