Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Driving a better future: why we need better public transport

Dignity Party MLC, Kelly Vincent says improving public transport would reduce the number of Adelaide workers who drive to work each day. A recent report from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), highlights Adelaide’s reliance on the private...

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Power for at-risk electricity users

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent has called for urgent implementation of recommendations pertaining to “vulnerable” people made in the Independent Review of Extreme Weather report. “There are some South Australian families who literally face issues of life and death if...

Saturday, 21 January 2017

Stop the lethargy – government must act on medical cannabis

South Australian Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent has made an urgent plea for the state government to legislate support of medical cannabis production at a rally on the steps of Parliament House. “In 2017, it’s to the state government’s shame...

Friday, 20 January 2017

Medical Cannabis supporters rally on the steps of Parliament

  Who: Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent and Jenny Hallam, medical cannabis oil supplier and advocate. All supporters are welcome.   What: Hon Kelly Vincent and medical cannabis supporters rally on the steps of Parliament to support Jenny Hallam....

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

An elementary deduction, dear Treasurer

South Australian Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent has made a Budget submission to the Federal Treasurer, calling for disability support workers to be allowed a tax deduction for vehicle journeys between workplaces and shifts. “Disability support workers, also known as...

Saturday, 24 December 2016

Twas the day before Christmas when all through the House (of Assembly)…

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent is once again astounded by the State Government’s lack of responses to questions asked in Parliament this year. “Since the parliamentary year began in February, Dignity Party have asked 46 questions of Ministers, and have...

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Web of political access designed for all

South Australian Dignity Party MLC, Kelly Vincent, has proudly launched her party’s new website.  It is the only political party website in Australia known to meet international W3C accessibility standards. “It is a great thing to be launching a new...

Monday, 19 December 2016

Mum’s wheelchair of Xmas past must be replaced – pronto

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent is calling on the Minister for Disabilities to end the crisis-driven approach to disability equipment provision in South Australia this holiday season. “Last week, a month after first contacting the Minister’s office seeking intervention, I...

Saturday, 3 December 2016

Count Me In Foundation launch

Joint media release - Count Me In Foundation launch Dignity for Disability MP Kelly Vincent and City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters Mayor Robert Bria have joined with Dignity for Disability Party President and Norwood Football Club Premiership player,...

Friday, 2 December 2016

Disability Pride Parade 2016

In collaboration with Adelaide City Council, Barriers to Justice, DACSSA & Victim Support Service Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent is proud to headline Australia’s only Disability Pride Parade today while also highlighting the barriers to access in daily life...