Amanda Rishworth was born and educated in Adelaide, attending state schools before studying at Flinders University. She later graduated with a Masters Degree in Psychology from the University of Adelaide.
Before becoming a Member of Parliament, Amanda was a practising Psychologist and worked with General Practitioners in the delivery of mental health care to the community. Amanda also worked 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.
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