Morphett Vale, South Australia , Australia
|| 00, 1980
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Jun 16, 2007 12:18am
|Info||Amanda Rishworth was born and educated in Adelaide, attending state schools before studying at Flinders University where she was the President of the Student Union. She later graduated with a Masters Degree from Adelaide University. |
She is now a psychologist and works with general practitioners in the delivery of mental health care to the community. Amanda also works as a training co-ordinator, educating retail employees about industrial rights and occupational health and safety.
Amanda has a long-standing involvement in the community which has included many years as a volunteer swimming instructor and surf lifesaver.
During her studies Amanda worked as a sales assistant and developed a strong interest in workplace fairness. She later worked as an advocate for retail workers in the southern suburbs, protecting people's rights in their workplaces.
Amanda previously represented the Labor Party in the southern suburbs as a candidate in Mike Rann's team for the 2006 South Australian election.