The Hon Amanda Rishworth MP

Latest Media Releases

Investigation into Star Ratings for the Disability Employment Services program

Minister for Social Services Amanda Rishworth has today announced an investigation into the Disability Employment Services Star Ratings following a coding error impacting the application of the system.

Indexation to benefit young Australians

Around one million young people, carers and students are set to receive a boost to their social security payments when indexation increases take effect on 1 January 2023.

International Day of People with Disability is more than a celebration

The Albanese Labor Government is calling on Australians to recognise this year’s International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) by working together to help overcome the barriers to inclusion for the 4.4 million Australians living with disability.

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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

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Minister Rishworth’s statement in the House of Representatives in recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

National Foundation for Australian Women 2022 Annual Dinner

Minister Rishworth gave a Ministerial address to the National Press Club about the National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children and gender inequality.

National Press Club of Australia Address

Minister Rishworth gave a Ministerial address at the National Press Club of Australia outlining what the Government is doing to support the National Campaign to end Domestic, family and sexual violence against women and children 2022 - 2032.

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Rishworth interview on ABC Radio National Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas

Minister Rishworth discusses International Day of People with Disability, $13.8 million funding for children with disability, Industrial Relations, Paid Parental Leave, and The Voice with Patricia Karvelas on ABC Radio National Breakfast.

Minister Rishworth Interview on ABC Radio Perth with Tom Baddeley

Minister Rishworth discusses the Work Bonus income bank changes with Tom Baddeley.

Minister Rishworth interviewed on ABC Breakfast

Minister Rishworth discusses the Censure motion, National Anti-Corruption Commission, the Indigenous Voice to Parliament, Closing the Gap Report, Paid Parental Leave and Work Bonus legislation with Madeline Morris and Lisa Millar on ABC Breakfast.

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