Thursday, 20 April 2017

Oakden: appalling culture of abuse and neglect must end

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent says today’s announcement that the Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Service will be shut down is welcome news given the rampant culture of abuse, restraint, neglect that has characterised this...

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

International Women’s Day 2017: Be Bold for Change

Dignity MLC Kelly Vincent says being bold for change is not only to be encouraged, but is essential at every level of our society if women are to achieve and prosper alongside men. “It’s hard to believe that although I...

Friday, 3 March 2017

Get growing and get going for patients say MPs

Joint Media release with The Greens, Liberals & Xenophon Team SA MPs unite to combat the ‘mirage’ of access to medical cannabis Greens, Liberal, Dignity and Xenophon members of the state’s upper house today hosted a forum to listen to...

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

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...

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...