Media Releases by The Hon Amanda Rishworth MP

Locals come together to discuss DisabilityCare Australia

People with disability in Bracken Ridge Queensland as well as their families and carers and local service providers came together at a community forum today to discuss DisabilityCare Australia, the national disability insurance scheme. Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers… Continue reading

Locals have their say on the NDIS

Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers, Amanda Rishworth and Federal Member for Werriwa, Laurie Ferguson today joined local people with disability, their families and carers and local service providers at two well-attended community forums in Ingleburn New South Wales to… Continue reading

Gillard Government helps develop Leaders for Tomorrow

Today marked the graduation of the latest class completing Leaders of Tomorrow-a national leadership program that helps people with disability become leaders in business, the community and government. The Parliamentary Secretary for Disability and Carers, Amanda Rishworth, congratulated the graduates… Continue reading

Supporting people with disability in Ipswich

The Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers Amanda Rishworth today joined local MP Shayne Neumann at the Australian Disability Enterprise (ADE) Mach 1 in West Ipswich to see firsthand the great work of the staff and workers. Ms Rishworth said… Continue reading

Supporting young carers

Young carers will continue to receive much needed respite and support services with the Australian Government announcing an $8.2 million investment to extend the Young Carers Respite and Information Services Program for a year. Parliamentary Secretary for Disability and Carers… Continue reading

Celebrating World Autism Day

The Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers, Amanda Rishworth, today joined the Federal Member for Page, Janelle Saffin at Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) in Alstonville, Northern New South Wales to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day with children, families and staff.… Continue reading

Locals have their say on the NDIS

Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers, Amanda Rishworth and Federal Member for Page, Janelle Saffin today joined local people with disability, their families and carers and local service providers at two community forums in Ballina and Goonellabah to discuss the… Continue reading