Amanda Rishworth MP was educated at state schools in Adelaide and was a volunteer swimming instructor and surf life saver.
Amanda graduated with a Bachelor of Psychology Honours from Flinders University and a Master’s Degree in Psychology from Adelaide University. After graduating, Amanda practised as a psychologist working with General Practitioners in the delivery of mental health care to the community.
Amanda is passionate about improving the lives of Australian families, and ensuring children get the absolute best start to life. Amanda is a strong advocate on issues such bringing down the cost of high-quality early learning for families, ensuring healthcare is affordable and accessible for all, and creating and protecting secure, well-paid jobs.
Amanda is the Minister for Social Services. She previously held the positions of Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development, Shadow Minister for Youth, and Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel.
We wish her a warm congratulations to the Ministry and look forward to her contributions.
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