Tuesday, 11 July 2017

MP Kelly Vincent visits Victor Harbor

Kelly Vincent will spend the day in Victor Harbor, meeting local people and discussing issues and concerns. “We know that South Australia has an ageing population, but analysis of the recently released Census data reveals that there has been a...

Thursday, 6 July 2017

A win for drivers who use legal medical cannabis in SA

 Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent claims a victory for common sense in South Australian Parliament’s Upper House for drivers who legally use medical cannabis for a disability or medical condition. “Today, I was happy to see the majority of Upper...

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

David’s stay is a win for SA

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent is pleased that David Lee has been granted permanent residency status. “Being told that you are not welcome to stay in Australia because you have a disability is unacceptable, and breaches the United Nations Convention...

Friday, 23 June 2017

Budget me this: where is the access?

Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent has praised certain aspects of today’s State Budget, but questions whether some infrastructure spending and incentive programs are a lost opportunity to make SA the accessible state.   Ms Vincent is also concerned that Disability...

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Dignity Party flush with success

Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent praised the disability community on successful lobbying following the State Government establishing a grant scheme for Changing Places specialised toilet facilities in today’s Budget.   “This is a human rights initiative because everyone must have...

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Dignity Party State Budget demands

On Budget Eve, Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent is demanding action from the Government and Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis to ensure South Australians in poverty are not left behind in this budget.  She is calling for funding and resources to improve...

Saturday, 10 June 2017

Northgate is not the answer to Government’s Oakden failure

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent is demanding the Weatherill Government fund a 21st century purpose-built facility in the upcoming State Budget to replace the failed Oakden facility. “In the Oakden Report, Chief Psychiatrist Dr Aaron Groves made a range of...

Friday, 9 June 2017

Exploring and ensuring all our regions have to offer

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent enjoyed country hospitality in Kadina, Port Pirie and Port Augusta this week. "I set out to explore the region and meet with locals ahead of the next phase of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS),...

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

A fair go in education for students with disabilities

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent has tabled the report on Access to the South Australian Education system for Students with a Disability in the Parliament. “Families, educators and representative groups from across the state made their views known through the...

Friday, 19 May 2017

Access denied: no Sheeran or Mars tickets for people with disabilities

Wheelchair users may as well live on Mars for the sheer remote chance of getting tickets Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent is calling on Ticketek to urgently improve their sales process after many South Australians with disabilities have been unable...

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