Monday, 7 December 2015

Four Small Steps to Gain 1,000 Accessible Homes

Dignity for Disability MLC, Hon Kelly Vincent is calling on the state government to demand 100 percent accessible housing during its 1,000 homes in 1,000 days project. "Simple features such as: wider doorways, at least one entry that is step-free,...

Thursday, 19 November 2015

World Toilet Day: We Can’t Wait – Flushing Away Exclusion

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent has used United Nations’ World Toilet Day to call on the South Australian Government to fund Changing Places, a specialised toilet facility for those with additional sanitation needs. "Victoria now has six Changing Places...

Monday, 25 May 2015

Where’s the Accessibility in Adelaide City Council’s Pimp my Shopfront Scheme?

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent has slammed the Adelaide City Council’s pimp my shopfront scheme, saying that aesthetically pleasing shopfronts should be a secondary consideration to access. "It’s a slap in the face that the Adelaide City Council (ACC)...

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Parking Solution Beyond Pinky Flat

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent is happy to see an outbreak of common sense with negotiations between the Adelaide City Council and the Stadium Management Authority brokered today to ensure that people with disability can attend events at the...

Thursday, 6 March 2014

The C Word

Today Dignity for Disability launched its "C Word” campaign, which is all about communicating with, and about, people with disabilities. Dignity for Disability has created straightforward guidelines for achieving respectful and meaningful communication, and is calling for them to be...

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

International Wheelchair Day – Roll a Mile in my Wheels

Dignity for Disability candidate for Unley, Joanne Blesing, is asking South Australians to help make a difference to someone’s life on International Wheelchair Day, 1st March 2014. International Wheelchair Day is a day of celebration for wheelchair users around the...

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Democracy Should be Accessible to All

Dignity for Disability President Rick Neagle today launched his party’s new website, making one of a few political websites that meet World Wide Web (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0). "Australian society and political systems are inaccessible enough without...

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Blueprint Finally Arrives

The release of the Blueprint for Disability Reform this afternoon by the Premier Mike Rann is cause for relief in the disability community, says Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent. The Premier commissioned the Social Inclusion Board to create the...

Monday, 11 July 2011

Disability Blueprint: The Wait Gets Heavier

The long-awaited Blueprint for Disability Reform being prepared by the Social Inclusion Board has been delayed by months in a move which Kelly Vincent MLC says is "outrageous and insulting”. The disability sector had previously been told to expect the...

Friday, 18 February 2011

Kelly Calls on Rann & Cappo: Release the 2010 Disability Unmet Needs Data Now!

In the lead-up to the release of the Social Inclusion Board's much-anticipated 'blueprint' for Disability Service provision in South Australia, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent calls on Premier Mike Rann and Monsignor David Cappo to guarantee that it will...

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