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...

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Disability voice must be heard on the NDIS Board

Dignity for Disability has joined the growing chorus of people with lived experience of disability calling on Federal Social Services Minister, Hon Christian Porter MP, to ensure better disability community representation on the National Disability Insurance Agency Board. “It’s an...

Thursday, 11 August 2016

NDIS version 2016: ‘Just take a screenshot’

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent – Media release NDIS version 2016: ‘Just take a screenshot’ Dignity for Disability MP Kelly Vincent has today demanded the Australian National Audit Office conduct a forensic audit of the new National Disability Insurance...

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

NDIS: 404 File not found

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent – Media release NDIS: 404 File not found Dignity for Disability MP Kelly Vincent has today called on the Federal Ministers responsible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme to explain why they were unaware...

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

The NDIS = Nationwide Dysfunctional Information System

NDIS in further crisis with no plans approved in six weeks Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent – Media release July 27, 2016 Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent is again calling on the federal government to urgently intervene and...

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...

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...

Friday, 4 September 2015

Access Denied

Dignity for Disability has joined the growing chorus of people with lived experience of disability condemning the content of today’s advertisement calling for National Disability Insurance Agency Board members. "It’s an absolute outrage that the Government are looking to appoint...

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Future Funds Needed Now for a Better Present

On International Day of People with Disability, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent is calling on the Australian Government to immediately release additional funds from the National Disability Insurance Levy, collected via the Medicare levy. "The NDIS commenced in July...

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