The Hon Amanda Rishworth MP
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The Albanese Labor Government is committed to progressing our shared ambition to end violence against women and children in Australia in one generation. One life lost to intimate partner homicide is too many. We know that to end violence, we must be able to measure it. Understanding the scale of the issue with accurate, verified, closer to real-time data is critical.
The Women and Women’s Safety Ministerial Council (Council) was convened virtually, attended by: • Senator the Hon Katy Gallagher (Commonwealth) • The Hon Amanda Rishworth MP (Commonwealth) • The Hon Justine Elliot MP (Commonwealth) • Ms Yvette Berry MLA (Australian Capital Territory • The Hon Yvette D’Ath MP (Queensland) • The Hon Jodie Harrison MP (New South Wales) • The Hon Kate Worden MLA (Northern Territory) • The Hon Ngaree Ah Kit MLA (Northern Territory) • The Hon Katrine Hildyard MP (South Australia) • The Hon Jo Palmer MLC (Tasmania) • Ms Vicki Ward MP (Victoria)
The Albanese Labor Government remains focussed on boosting employment opportunities and meaningful careers for people with disability, with the official launch of the Career Pathways Pilot today.
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.
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.
There is a moment I recall with my eldest son Percy whenever I think about gender-norms, family dynamics and respectful relationships.
Minister Rishworth address at Property Council Lunch Event
Minister Rishworth spoke at the Driving Disability Employment seminar
Minister Rishworth address at Community Broadcasting Association of Australia Annual Conference
Minister Rishworth discusses XXX on Sunday Agenda with Kieran Gilbert
Minister Rishworth discusses Career Pathways Pilot, Violence against women, 1800RESPECT branded garbage truck on ABC Afternoon Briefing with Greg Jennett
Minister Rishworth discusses the Financial Counselling Model on 10 News First with Ursula Heger