SA Water Staff

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Supplementary: given that SA Water has a goal to increase its Aboriginal employment to 2.5 per cent, if I heard correctly, how many employees are identified as Aboriginal now? The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for Employment,...

Reconciliation with the South Australian Aboriginal Community

Aboriginal Constitutional Recognition The Hon. J.M. GAZZOLA: My question is to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation. Will the minister update the chamber about steps the government has taken recently towards reconciliation with the South Australian Aboriginal community? The...

Aboriginal Heritage (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Dignity for Disability welcomes the opportunity to speak about the important issue of the protection of Aboriginal heritage in this state. Since the Aboriginal Heritage Act was proclaimed in 1988, there have been significant changes that...

Stolen Generations (Compensation) Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I am going to speak very briefly to this bill this evening, and I hope that that brevity does not suggest a lack of interest or a lack of passion for the issues to which it...

Aboriginal Lands Trust Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I will speak very briefly in favour of the second reading of the Aboriginal Lands Trust Bill 2013. Firstly, I would like to thank the Hon. Ian Hunter's adviser, Shane Webster, for the comprehensive folder of...

Constitution (Recognition Of Aboriginal Peoples) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I put on the record Dignity for Disability's very strong support for this bill, and I begin doing that by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land upon which this parliament stands, the Kaurna people, and...

Stolen Generations Reparation Tribunal Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I rise today to support the Hon. Ms Frank's Stolen Generations Reparations Tribunal Bill. South Australia does, indeed, have a shameful history when we consider the treatment of Aboriginal people. I am personally of the belief...

Aboriginal Constitutional Recognition

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Thank you, Mr President. How does the minister respond to Aboriginal people who may believe that a treaty is a preferable solution, rather than the Recognise campaign, and how significant a number of people does he...

Commissioners for Aboriginal Engagement

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Will the Commissioners for Aboriginal Engagement be working specifically with the First Peoples Disability Network to get an understanding of the barriers for Aboriginal people with disabilities, especially access to support services in remote areas like...

Constitutional Recognition

The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before directing a question to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation regarding constitutional recognition. Leave granted. The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK: Recognise is the people's movement to recognise...