Friday, 6 January 2017

Topic: Bulletins

Happy New Year

We are now entering the countdown to Election 2018. Not so very long ago, people with disabilities, people with mental illness and older people were shunned by society.  The conditions that were regarded as acceptable for them were way, way...

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Topic: Bulletins

Dignity Party – check out our new website

Dignity Party It's an exciting time as we announce our new name, Dignity Party (formerly Dignity for Disability).  Thank you to the well-wishers who have given positive feedback on this news, it is appreciated. The change has come about because...

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Topic: Bulletins

Disability Pride Parade Survey

Adelaide Disability Pride Parade Survey 2016 The Disability Pride Parade as on Friday 2nd December, to mark International Day of PwD (3rd December). This survey will give us feedback about ways to improve the event. Whether you came along or...

Friday, 2 December 2016

Topic: Bulletins

International Day of People with Disability

Disability Pride Parade In collaboration with Adelaide City Council, DACSSA and Victim Support Service, Dignity for Disability were thrilled to again be hosting Australia’s only Disability Pride Parade to celebrate International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD). The Parade finished...

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Topic: Bulletins

International Day of People with Disability – The Disability Pride Parade

International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) in South Australia has come a long way since our MLC, Kelly Vincent was elected in 2010.  There is a palpable sense that we have gained change for the better already, but we...

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Topic: Bulletins

National Dementia Awareness Week

What do you really know about dementia? Dementia is the term used to describe the symptoms of a large group of illnesses which cause a progressive decline in a person’s functioning. It is a broad term used to describe a...

Friday, 5 August 2016

Topic: Bulletins

Disability Justice Symposium

This week, the second annual Disability Justice Plan Symposium was hosted by the Attorney General's Department and gave participants an update about how the plan is benefitting people with disabilities and their families in South Australia. The Disability Justice Plan...

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Topic: Bulletins

Willing to Work National Inquiry Report

Available at: Why are so many older Australians and people with disabilities thrown on the jobs scrap-heap? I was pleased to represent Dignity for Disability at an event where The Hon Susan Ryan AO, Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, presented...

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Topic: Bulletins

The outcome from the 2016 Federal Election

South Australia's increased influence in Canberra - what will it bring? Conventional wisdom suggested that Brexit, the Trump factor, and the heavy weight of debate around the Australian economy would have given the Coalition the upper hand at the Federal...

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Topic: Bulletins

Democratic Right to Vote

Why does Dignity for Disability Exist? D4D is a small party making a big difference, meaning the old parties are hell-bent on changing laws to push us out of Parliament. We have seen this occur at a federal level with...

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