Greyhound Racing

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Just very briefly, Dignity for Disability will be supporting the establishment of this committee and we do so not only because we have received many letters and emails asking us to do so, but also because...

Dog and Cat Management (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: This bill aims to address the distressing alleged treatment of animals in puppy and kitten farms and the equally outrageous high rates of euthanasia of dogs and cats. It proposes a range of measures, including greater...

Animal Welfare (Live Baiting) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I do not intend to make a lengthy contribution on this bill, and that is mostly because I think my track record in this place will indicate what is probably predictable support for this bill. I...

Criminal Law Consolidation (Protection for Working Animals) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I speak this evening to oppose the second reading of this bill. I know that there are other members around this place who would also like to do the same and speak out against it, but...

Criminal Law Consolidation (Protection for Working Animals) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I speak this evening to oppose the second reading of this bill. I know that there are other members around this place who would also like to do the same and speak out against it, but...

Veterinary Practice (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I will speak very briefly this afternoon in favour of the Veterinary Practice (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2013, which will improve the current operation of the Veterinary Practice Act 2003 and introduce national recognition of veterinary registration...

Animal Welfare (Jumps Racing) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I rise to speak to this bill and to indicate that I will be supporting it, but, before I go on any further, I would like to add something of an ad-lib response to comments made...

Kelly Vincent – Radio Adelaide Interview on New Legislation to Protect Police Animals

Kelly Vincent, Dignity for Disability (Radio Adelaide 7.34-7.39) New legislation to protect police animals Randall: A chase down the street is no easy feat for police animals and new legislation comes into place to protect these furry creatures. This means...

Disability MP Says Dog Law a Stunt

By Lauren Novak Published in The Adelaide Advertiser, page 3 DIGNITY for Disability MP Kelly Vincent says the State Government's move to enforce harsher penalties for hurting police or assistance animals is a "gratuitous media stunt" intended to distract from...