The Hon Amanda Rishworth MP

Latest Media Releases

New culturally safe program to stop family violence

Wungening Aboriginal Corporation and Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service are leading the way in addressing family and domestic violence in Western Australia.

Increased access to 1800RESPECT with new SMS service channel

From today, anyone experiencing family, domestic or sexual violence can receive specialist counselling and support services from 1800RESPECT via text message, ensuring those in unsafe situations who can’t access telephone or web chat can still get help.

Albanese Government delivers credit card ban for online wagering

Australians will soon not be able to use credit cards, credit-related products and digital currency to gamble online, as a result of the Albanese Government’s new laws designed to minimise gambling harm which passed the Parliament last night.

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Latest Editorials

Too much at stake to falter over next step for change

We became a step closer to a referendum on a Voice to Parliament last Wednesday with the passing of the Bill through the Lower House.

Labor Delivers Family and Domestic Violence Leave as one way to save lives

More than 11 million employees are now eligible for ten days leave to deal with the impacts of family and domestic violence and whether they ever need it or not, the protection is there.

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 of People with Disability Morning Tea

Minister Rishworth addresses guests at a 2023 International Day of People with Disability Morning Tea event.

Championing Change: Addressing Domestic and Family Violence as Workplace Issues

Minister Rishworth address at Property Council Lunch Event

JobAccess – Driving Disability Employment seminar

Minister Rishworth spoke at the Driving Disability Employment seminar

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Rishworth and Assistant Minister Elliot press conference for the launch of 1800RESPECT SMS launch

1800RESPECT SMS launch, Peta Murphy, Online Gambling, NZYQ High Court decision.

Minister Rishworth interview on ABC News Breakfast with Catherine Murphy

1800RESPECT text service, South Australian Royal Commission, Supermarket pricing

Minister Rishworth and Marion Scrymgour MP - Alice Spring Press Conference

Minister Rishworth and Marion Scrymgour discuss digital connectivity, Strengthening Families and Communities Partnership, Family and Domestic Violence funding

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