Call for whoever wins the election to commit to funding more sign language interpreters

ABC Radio Adelaide Dignity Party politician Kelly Vincent is urging whoever wins the State election to commit to funding more sign language interpreters. Ms Vincent has welcomed a promise by the Labor Party to spend $6 million over five years...

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...

Emergency Management (Electricity Supply Emergencies) Amendment Bill

Response to Second Reading of the Bill: The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I would like to briefly place on the record the Dignity Party's support for this bill and thank the government for the briefing that we received on this. We know...

Accessible information about bushfires – Response

The Hon. T.T. NGO: My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. Can the minister tell the chamber about the anniversary of the Pinery bushfire? The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS (Minister for Police, Minister for Correctional Services, Minister for Emergency...

Bushfire Action Week – Response

The Hon. T.T. NGO: My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. Can the minister tell the chamber what this government is doing to support and promote Bushfire Action Week? The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS (Minister for Police, Minister for...

Auslan Interpreters for Fire Danger Season Announcements

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Supplementary: will the minister consider extending the eligibility for the provision of Auslan interpreters to make sure it covers the announcements surrounding the commencement of the fire danger season, given that I understand an interpreter was...

Accessible information about bushfires

The Hon. T.T. NGO: My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. Can the minister tell the chamber about the anniversary of the Pinery bushfire? The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS (Minister for Police, Minister for Correctional Services, Minister for Emergency...

Bushfire Action Week

The Hon. T.T. NGO: My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. Can the minister tell the chamber what this government is doing to support and promote Bushfire Action Week? The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS (Minister for Police, Minister for...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on the Need for Auslan Interpreters in Emergency Broadcasts

On Saturday 17 September, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on radio station Vision Australia where she discussed recent events that highlighted the lack of Auslan interpreters being used during live emergency broadcasts. Here is the transcript and audio...

Auslan and Captioning During Emergency Broadcasts

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: By way of supplementary question, will the minister confirm that Auslan interpreters will be available for those televised announcements regarding the flooding, and will this include the ramp up, so to speak, of the event? The...