Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Topic: Bulletins

A fair go in education for students with disabilities

I have been pondering the comments made by people who encourage the exclusion of children with autism (and other disabilities) from the education system. Accompanying my son, Mitchell aged 17, out into the mainstream community has its own set of...

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Topic: Bulletins

Human Rights in Group Homes

People with disabilities have historically faced extraordinary challenges when they interact with the justice system. The collaborative work that the Dignity Party has done with the South Australian Government, resulting in the implementation of the Disability Justice Plan (DJP), shows...

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Topic: Bulletins

Help Kelly and the Candidates! Quiz Night bookings open now!

Hello everyone, It’s been a busy few weeks but I wanted to touch base with you as we near the end of the financial year. If you’re anything like me, your email inbox will soon be full of requests for...

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Topic: Bulletins

Thoughts on the Federal Budget 2017

Rewind, reset, rebuild and the Turnbull Government certainly pushed the reset button last night to bury the ghosts of their disastrous 2014 budget.  The pitch from Treasurer Scott Morrison was a mantra of ‘fairness, opportunity and security.’  This apparent ideological...

Monday, 1 May 2017

Topic: Bulletins

A week is a long time in politics!

There’s a saying that a week is a long time in politics, that’s because in politics there can be twists and turns and changes where none were anticipated.  This week has been a short working week for many, but it...

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Topic: Bulletins, Trending

Autism Awareness Day 2017

Autism Awareness Day This World Autism Day (2nd April, 2017), the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres said: On this World Autism Awareness Day, let us all play a part in changing attitudes toward persons with autism and in...

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Topic: Bulletins

Mental Health In The Workplace

Dignity Party want more mentally healthy workplaces There is a growing body of evidence supporting the urgent need for businesses to take the mental health of employees as seriously as they take their physical workplace health and safety. A mentally...

Friday, 17 March 2017

Topic: Bulletins

SA Economic Future 1 Year To Election Day

Who will drive a fair economic future for our state? It is predicted that energy generation, cost and reliability will drive the political agenda as we head towards the State Election (17th March,2018), yet that single issue should not overshadow...

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Topic: Bulletins

Opportunities abound as NDIS housing shows the way of the future!

"What alternatives are there to Group Homes?" Luke Bo'sher has been a key player in the development of the NDIS, working extensively on the scheme’s design in his roles as a Director at the National Disability Insurance Agency and Advisor...

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Topic: Bulletins

Candidate Fee Cap Needed For Fairness’ Sake

The Greens, Dignity Party and Animal Justice Party are calling on the Parliament to support an amendment to reduce exorbitant fees to run an election candidate in South Australia. Greens Leader Mark Parnell MLC says the Greens’ amendment to the...