Hon Amanda Rishworth MP

Amanda Rishworth

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Member for Kingston, South Australia

Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 2293
(02) 6277 8498

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

232 Main South Road
Morphett Vale, SA, 5162

Postal address
232 Main South Road
Morphett Vale, SA, 5162

(08) 8186 2588
(08) 8186 2688
Toll Free:
1300 797 211

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Electorate details

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Kingston, South Australia


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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Kingston, South Australia, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Parliamentary positions

  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 13.3.12 to 14.5.13.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability and Urban Water from 25.3.13 to 4.7.13.
  • Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers from 25.3.13 to 18.9.13.
  • Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment and Urban Water from 4.7.13 to 18.9.13.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Communications from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Health and Ageing from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Health from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Industry, Science and Innovation from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Education and Employment from 25.10.10 to 14.5.13 (Chair from 28.10.10 to 14.5.13).
  • Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 25.10.10 to 14.5.13; National Broadband Network from 21.11.11 to 14.8.12; National Disability Insurance Scheme from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 25.10.10 to 24.6.13.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Health from 18.10.13 to 1.7.14.
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Education from 1.7.14.
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Higher Education from 1.7.14.

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Party positions

  • President, National Young Labor 2000.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2002, 2004 and 2007.
  • Member, ALP State Executive (SA) from 2005.

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  • Born 10.7.1978, Adelaide, SA.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BPsych (Flinders), MPsych(Clin) (Adel).
  • Retail assistant 1994-99.
  • Swimming instructor 1995-99.
  • Research assistant 1998-99.
  • Union representative 2000-05.
  • Psychologist 2005-07.
  • Occupational health and safety trainer 2006-07.

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  • Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: south-western Adelaide; it includes the suburbs of Aldinga Beach, Christie Downs, Christies Beach, Hackham, Hallett Cove, Huntfield Heights, Lonsdale, Maslin Beach, Moana, Morphett Vale, Old Noarlunga, Onkaparinga Hills, Port Noarlunga, Reynella, Seaford, Sellicks Beach, Sheidow Park, Port Willunga, Trott Park and Woodcroft, and parts of Happy Valley.
    Area: 171 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 98 775 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: construction, automotive components manufacturing, desalination, major retailing and various small industries including brickworks, optical lenses, clothing and engineering.
    State electorates: Kingston includes the South Australian House of Assembly electorate of Reynell, and parts of Bright, Finniss, Fisher, Kaurna, Mawson and Mitchell.

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