Friday, 4 March 2016

Disability Advocates Reject Minister’s Claims that TQEH will be Better

Joint Media Release Craig Clarke, ParaQuad SA Kelly Vincent, Dignity for Disability MLC Stephen Wade, Liberal Shadow Minister for Health Friday 4 March 2016 Disability advocates today rejected Health Minister Snelling’s claim that the Government’s plans for rehabilitation services at...

Thursday, 18 February 2016

Universal Support for Universal Design

Dignity for Disability MLC, Kelly Vincent is pleased that the Upper House has given resounding support to her amendments to the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Bill that will increase accessibility for all. The amendments received unanimous support, meaning South Australian...

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Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Yes Minister

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent notes with interest Premier Jay Weatherill’s new cabinet line-up, and looks forward to working with South Australia’s new Disabilities Minister, Leesa Vlahos. "While the figurehead may have changed, critical unmet need in disability services...

Thursday, 31 December 2015

Medicare Benefits Schedule Cuts – Negative Impact on Indigenous Kids?

Dignity for Disability MP Kelly Vincent has today expressed concern about the Federal Health Minister’s likely cuts to the Medicare Benefits Schedule that may negatively impact young Indigenous South Australians with disability. "The roll out of the National Disability Insurance...

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,...

Friday, 4 December 2015

Disability Pride Parade 2015

In collaboration with Barriers to Justice, DACSSA and Victim Support Service Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent is proud to headline Australia’s first Disability Pride Parade today while also highlighting the barriers to justice still faced by South Australians. "In...

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...

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