Hon Amanda Rishworth MP

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Member for Kingston, South Australia

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

232 Main South Road
Morphett Vale, SA, 5162

Postal address

232 Main South Road
Morphett Vale, SA, 5162

Telephone:
(08) 8186 2588
Fax:
(08) 8186 2688

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 2293
Fax:
(02) 6277 8498

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Kingston, South Australia, 2007. Re-elected 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 13.3.12 to 14.5.13
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
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 25.10.2010 to 14.05.2013; National Broadband Network from 21.11.2011 to 14.08.2012; National Disability Insurance Scheme from 04.12.2013 to 09.05.2016.
  • Joint Select: Electoral Matters from 25.10.2010 to 14.05.2013; National Broadband Network from 21.11.2011 to 14.08.2012; National Disability Insurance Scheme from 04.12.2013 to 09.05.2016.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Electoral Matters from 25.10.2010 to 14.05.2013; National Broadband Network from 21.11.2011 to 14.08.2012; National Disability Insurance Scheme from 04.12.2013 to 09.05.2016.
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 to 23.07.16
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Higher Education from 1.7.14 to 23.07.16
  • Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs from 23.07.16
  • Shadow Minister for Defence Personnel from 23.07.16
  • Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development from 24.10.2017.
Party positions
  • President, National Young Labor 2000
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2002
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2004
  • Member, ALP State Executive (SA) from 2005
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2007
Personal
  • Born 10.07.1978, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.Psych (Flinders)
  • M.Psych(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
Electorate
  • Description: Outer Metropolitan
  • Location: south-western Adelaide; it includes the suburbs of Aldinga Beach, Christie Downs, Christies Beach, Hackham, Hallett Cove, Happy Valley (part), Huntfield Heights, Lonsdale, McLaren Flat (part), McLaren Vale, Maslin Beach, Moana, Morphett Vale, Old Noarlunga, Onkaparinga Hills, Port Noarlunga, Reynella, Seaford, Sellicks Beach, Sheidow Park, Port Willunga, Trott Park, Willunga and Woodcroft.
  • Area: 171 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 105682 (at 02.07.2016)
  • Industries: construction, desalination plant, major retailing and various small industries in the northern part of the division including brickworks, optical lenses, clothing and engineering.