Number of Police in the APY Lands

 The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Forgive me if the minister has already stated this, but I am not sure that he did. He has given us the number of police currently on the APY lands, but what is that up from? In...

Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Very briefly, for the assistance of the council, I indicate that I will not be supporting the passage of this bill at this particular time. I would like to thank the Hon. Tammy Franks particularly for...

Medicare Benefits Schedule Cuts – Negative Impact on Indigenous Kids?

Dignity for Disability MP Kelly Vincent has today expressed concern about the Federal Health Minister’s likely cuts to the Medicare Benefits Schedule that may negatively impact young Indigenous South Australians with disability. "The roll out of the National Disability Insurance...

APY Lands

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation a question regarding the APY Land Rights (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2014. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Last night...

Labor Now Due to Deliver

Following Independent Member for Frome Geoff Brock’s announcement that he will support Labor to form Government, Dignity for Disability is calling on Premier Jay Weatherill to follow through on election commitments. As part of the election campaign, Labor made several...

End the APY Lands Apartheid – Dignity for Disability launches Regional SA policy

Five major service changes in the APY Lands would significantly improve quality of life for Anangu people, said d4d Party Leader Kelly Vincent MLC while launching her party’s regional SA policy today. The five changes are: - A local renal...

Doubt cast over APY dialysis treatment cost-effectiveness

Dignity for Disabilities MLC Kelly Vincent has questioned the cost efficiency of transporting dialysis patients from the APY Lands, in South Australia's far north, for treatment. Ms Vincent says there are 21 people on the lands with end stage kidney...

Renal Dialysis Services on the APY Lands

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make an explanation before asking the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation questions about the availability of renal dialysis services on the APY lands. Leave granted. An honourable member interjecting: The Hon....

Governance Issues in the APY Lands

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking a question of the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation regarding governance issues in the APY lands. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I have met...

Cost of Food and Availability of Essential Items on the APY Lands

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation questions on the subject of the cost of food and the availability of other essential items on the APY...