The Hon Amanda Rishworth MP

Latest Media Releases

Empowering communities with the abolition of the cashless debit card program

The Albanese Labor Government is delivering a long-term plan to ensure certainty, choice and support to communities moving off the cashless debit card program.

Funding the Australian Bureau of Statistics to better collect data on disadvantage

The Australian Bureau of Statistics will receive an additional $4 million to better measure barriers and incentives to labour force participation.

Pensioners incentivised to downsize to free up housing stock for young families

The Albanese Labor Government will seek to reduce the financial impact on pensioners looking to downsize their homes in an effort to minimise the burden on older Australians and free up housing stock for younger families.

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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

Australian Services Union NSW / ACT Social and Community Services Council Speech 2022

Minister Rishworth gave a Ministerial address at the annual Australian Services Union Senior Delegation outlining the work that is underway in the community services sector.

National Youth Disability Summit Speech 2022

Minister Rishworth gave a Ministerial address at the National Youth Disability Summit 2022 outlining the support available for young people and children with disability.

Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) Conference Speech 2022

Minister Rishworth gave a Ministerial address at the AIFS 2022 Conference outlining the overarching agenda for Social Services.

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Rishworth interview on Weekend Today

Minister Rishworth discusses the Budget, Penny Wong’s United Nation’s speech and Vladimir Putin on Weekend Today with Jayne Azzopardi.

Press Conference, Adelaide

Cashless debit card repeal, income management, AUKUS nuclear submarine deal, UN climate change impacts to Torres Strait, National Anti-Corruption Commission.

Minister Rishworth interviewed on The Project

Minister Rishworth discusses the Federal Government’s introduction of new legislation aimed at freeing up more family homes by encouraging pensioners to downsize.

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