Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Shorten must support Medicare NDIS levy

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent is calling on Federal Labor to support the Federal Budget increase in the Medicare levy to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). “The NDIS is a once in a...

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Federal Budget: cause and effect

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent has raised serious concerns about Federal Budget measures mooting changes to welfare payments, particularly around removal of the Disability Support Pension where substance abuse has caused the disability, and the...

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Forget Colouring in, Join the Dots Jay!

Dignity for Disability MLC, Kelly Vincent says colouring in is now officially passé, and the next big thing is joining the dots. "I would like to begin with number one, and I challenge Jay Weatherill and the SA government take...

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Silent Night, Silent Chamber

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent is once again stunned by the lack of response from the State Government to questions asked in Parliament. "Since the new parliamentary term commenced in 2014 we have asked 83 questions without notice, including...

Friday, 11 December 2015

Feds Finally Dance to Piccolos Tune

Dignity for Disability MLC, Kelly Vincent says although it’s a relief that the bi-lateral funding agreement to enable more South Australian children with disabilities to access services under the NDIS has now been signed, it’s been too long coming. "This...

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, 3 December 2015

Ramping Up Action for United Nation’s Day of Disability

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent has used International Day of People with Disability to call for urgent intervention by the state and federal governments to address the National Disability Insurance Scheme shortfall in South Australia. "Through no fault of...

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

MAC Attack: Urgent Review Required for Injured Motorists

Independent MLC John Darley, supported by Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent, is calling for a Parliamentary Committee to report on the impacts of the Lifetime Support Scheme and the Compulsory Third Party Insurance scheme on persons injured in motor...

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Government Denies Fairy Tale Ending to the Cinderella of Mental Illness

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent and Greens Mental Health Spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC, have this evening successfully passed their motion on Borderline Personality Disorder through the Legislative Council, without the support of the Government. "It is encouraging to see...

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Nothing About Us, Without Us

Dignity for Disability MLC, Kelly Vincent has this afternoon introduced a motion to Parliament for Disability in All Policy (DiAP) to be adopted by the South Australian Government. "The Government already has a Health in All Policy (HiAP) initiative in...

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