The Hon Amanda Rishworth MP

Latest Media Releases

Government marks ten year anniversary of the National Apology for Forced Adoptions

On the tenth anniversary of the National Apology for Forced Adoptions, the Albanese Labor Government will remember the mothers and families affected by forced adoptions and announce $700,000 in funding for delivery of trauma-informed support services.

New report underscores importance of Early Years Strategy

The latest report card into the wellbeing of Australian children by UNICEF Australia and the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) has reinforced the need for a Commonwealth Early Years Strategy to improve outcomes for young children.

Reflecting on safety this International Women’s Day

Today marks International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women across Australia and the world.

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Latest Editorials

Minister Rishworth – Opinion piece – Herald Sun

There is a moment I recall with my eldest son Percy whenever I think about gender-norms, family dynamics and respectful relationships.

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Latest Speeches

ChangeFest: The Future of Place-Based Change

Minister Rishworth gave a Ministerial Address at Brighton, Tasmania outlining ChangeFest and the the future of place-based change.

National Early Years Summit

Minister Rishworth gave an address at the Early Years Summit

Autism CRC Speech

Minister Rishworth gave a Ministerial Address at the University of Queensland outlining the National Autism Strategy and Autism CRC funding.

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Rishworth press conference interview with Sally Sitou, Nicole Breeze, and Penny Dakin

Launch of UNICEF and ARACY’s Wellbeing Of Australia’s Children Index

Minister Rishworth interviewed on Future Women Leadership series with Helen McCabe

Minister Rishworth discusses women in politics and empathy with Helen McCabe.

Minister Rishworth interviewed on Sky News with Sharri Markson

Interest rate rises, franking credits, paid parental leave and domestic violence.

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