Saturday, 7 October 2017

Kelly Vincent launches metro lower house team for 2018 17 candidates for March 17th

Kelly Vincent launched a large team of metropolitan lower house candidates today in preparation for the March 17th, 2018 South Australian Election. “The growing size of our candidate teams over the years indicates how serious we are about maintaining and...

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...

Thursday, 18 June 2015

A Beige Budget of Opportunity Lost

Dignity for Disability welcomes some measures in today’s Budget, supporting the disability-related tax reform changes announced but has concern about the failure to address South Australia’s ever-growing disability services unmet needs list. Overall, it’s a disappointing Budget which does not...

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Demand for Judicial Inquiry to Uncover Abuse in SA

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent has today called on the Premier to establish a Judicial Inquiry into the abuse of people with disabilities in institutional group homes. Responding to Four Corners episode In Our Care, which shed light on...

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Let’s Make a Date with Democracy – for October 2018

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent has introduced legislation into Parliament this afternoon to move State Election Polling Day from March to October in an attempt to give the state a better go at democracy. "By amending the Constitution Act...

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Cash Cow to Stop Discriminatory Bull

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent has welcomed today’s state government budget announcement funding the Disability Justice Plan, but urges the government to get on with the action required – legislative and cultural change – so that people with disability...

Saturday, 1 March 2014

Make Adelaide into “Access-alaide” – d4d launches plan for accessible city

Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood will find out how difficult life can be for wheelchair users when he spends an hour in a wheelchair at today's International Wheelchair Day celebrations. Mr Yarwood was invited to experience life on wheels by Dignity...

Monday, 24 February 2014

Banging the Drum for Early Childhood Services

Dignity for Disability has today announced their early childhood plan, incorporating a daily music component, for the 2014 State Election. "Daily musical experiences for all children is the cornerstone of Dignity for Disability’s plan for early childhood services,” says Party...

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

A Fresh Start for SA with d4d

28Dignity for Disability Leader, Kelly Vincent, today announced seven Lower House candidates for State Election 2014. "Each of our candidates has been selected because of their unique personal experiences, as well as their shared, strong commitment to equality and just...

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