Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Topic: Bulletins

Dignity Party launch their Upper House Ticket at Parliament House

Kelly Vincent proudly leads a champion team of upper house candidates! Sunday, Adelaide: Kelly Vincent launched the Dignity Party's bid to retain her upper house seat, supported by a team of dynamic and diverse Upper House candidates for the Dignity...

Saturday, 15 July 2017

Topic: Bulletins

Transforming Health to what?

A key issue confronting the effective implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) relates to the definition and determination of whether the disability is ‘permanent’. Mental health is a fluctuating illness course that is highly peculiar to each individual...

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Topic: Bulletins

Thanks for your support

Speaking at a recent economic briefing lunch, Innes Willox from the Australian Industry Group commented that SA has a “Vibrant and growing international economy.”  He mentioned the success of other countries where the business-research link is strong, something South Australia...

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...

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