The Hon Amanda Rishworth MP

Latest Media Releases

New campaign encourages respectful relationships across Australia

The Albanese Labor Government is today launching a new campaign to help reduce the incidence of sexual violence in Australia by improving community understanding and attitudes on consent and respectful relationships.

National Partnership delivers $47.8 million in funding to prevent family and domestic violence

Services providing frontline support to women and children experiencing domestic and family violence (DFV) will receive a share of $47.8 million in Commonwealth Government funding under the Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence National Partnership Agreement 2023-25 (NPA).

Strengthening support for redress applicants

The Albanese Labor Government is increasing support for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse by investing $33.3 million in new and expanded services for National Redress Scheme applicants.

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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

Consent campaign launch

Minister Rishworth’s address at the launch of the Consent Campaign

Disability Employment Reforms

Minister Rishworth gave a Ministerial Address at the Sydney Masonic Centre outlining disability employment reforms.

Financial Counselling Australia Conference 2024

Minister Rishworth’s address at the Financial Counselling Australia Conference

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Rishworth interview on ABC News Breakfast with Lisa Millar and Emma Rebellato

Minister Rishworth discusses West Australian deaths, Rapid response Expert Panel, and Migration

Minister Rishworth and Assistant Minister Elliot press conference in Adelaide

Minister Rishworth and Assistant Minister Elliot discuss Consent Can’t Wait campaign; National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children, West Australian deaths, Frontline services; National Cabinet; Intimate Partner Homicide dashboard.

Press Conference in Melbourne

Minister Rishworth discusses the Leaving Violence Program; Budget; Singapore Airlines; Rural and regional services

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