Motion – Kate Swaffer

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. K.L. Vincent: That this council notes the contribution to dementia awareness of Kate Swaffer and— Congratulates Kate Swaffer on being named as South Australia's Australian of the Year; Recognises Ms Swaffer's role as chairwoman,...

Juries (Auslan Interpreters) Amendment Bill

Introduction and First Reading The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Obtained leave and introduced a bill for an act to amend the Juries Act 1927; to make related amendments to the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935; and for other purposes. Read a first...

Professor Dr Freda Briggs

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. K.L. Vincent: That this council— notes the passing on 6 April 2016 of child protection advocate, Emeritus Professor Dr Freda Briggs, AO; recognises the extraordinary body of work Dr Briggs undertook to become an...

Motion – Kate Swaffer

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I move: That this council notes the contribution to dementia awareness of Kate Swaffer and— Congratulates Kate Swaffer on being named as South Australia's Australian of the Year; Recognises Ms Swaffer's role as chairwoman, chief executive and...

Motion – Bob Burke

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT I move: That this council notes the contribution to the mental health sector of Robert Burke and: Congratulates Robert Burke on being joint winner of the Dr Margaret Tobin Award in the South Australian Mental Health...

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...

Maurice Corcoran – SA Community Visitor

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I move: That this council notes the contribution to the South Australian community of Maurice Corcoran AM and; Acknowledges the ongoing commitment of Mr Corcoran to ensuring that public transport is accessible to all; and Congratulates...

Determined2 – Immersion Therapy Program

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I move: That this council notes the work of Peter Wilson and the Determined2 team and— Acknowledges the benefits of the Immersion Therapy Program developed and delivered in South Australia; and Congratulates Peter Wilson on being...

Matthew Cowdrey Motion Carried

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. K.L. Vincent: That this council acknowledges the extraordinary Paralympic swimming career of South Australian Matthew Cowdrey and on his retirement from elite sport notes that— 1. He embodies a social model of disability which...

Motivation Australia Motion Carried

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. K.L. Vincent: That this council— 1. Notes the contribution that Australian non-government organisations make to improving the welfare and quality of life of disadvantaged people living in less resource d settings in developing countries,...

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