Children and Young People (Safety) Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: The Dignity Party is not inclined to support this amendment at this stage, particularly given that, in particular from my conversations with Belinda Valentine, my understanding of her viewpoint is that the legislation as it stands is...

Family Voice Discrimination

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Recovery from, and the management of, mental illness can mean different things to different people. For some, that may involve participation, including work roles, in spiritual or religious organisations. Unfortunately, a recent submission to the federal parliament's...

Disability Housing

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the minister representing the Minister for Disabilities regarding Disability SA housing under the specialist disability accommodation (SDA) rules through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)....

Statutes Amendment (Drink and Drug Driving) Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I will briefly put on the record Dignity Party's support for the Statues Amendment (Drink and Drug Driving) Bill 2017. I also appreciate that the minister's office has provided a briefing to my office on this and...

Wendy Ey Memorial Scholarship Program

The Hon. I.K. HUNTER (Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation, Minister for Water and the River Murray, Minister for Climate Change) : The Minister for Recreation and Sport has provided the following advice: 1. The Wendy Ey Memorial Scholarship Program was a fantastic initiative, and was...

Eyre Western Crime Statistics

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the Minister for Police about the April 2017 Eyre and Western LSA crime statistics. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: The most recent Eyre and Western...

Ticketek Outrage

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: A fortnight ago, purchase of pre-sale tickets to Ed Sheeran’s March 2018 Adelaide Oval concert commenced. The pre-sale period for all Ed Sheeran’s Australian concerts commenced at the same time, apparently causing absolute chaos. For these...

Select Committee on Access to the South Australian Education System for students with disabilities

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I move: That the report of the select committee be noted. It is a pleasure to be tabling this report today. It is one that, due to a high level of interest and the number of...

Return to Work Corporation of SA (Crown Claims Management) Amendment Bill

Kelly Vincent:  I speak today at the second reading, frankly unsure at this point whether the Dignity Party is able to support this bill. While I appreciate the briefing that has been provided to me by the Deputy Premier's office...

High Foot Risk

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: High risk foot is defined by the presence of conditions that will negatively impact on the function of the foot or its structures, placing the lower limb at risk of an infection, ulceration or amputation. Whilst diabetes...