International Carers Conference

Dunstan Dignity Party Art Fundraiser Date: Saturday 21 October, 2017 Time: 4.00 pm – 7.30 pm Venue: Karmony Gym 32 Magill Road, Norwood (accessible venue)  https://karmony.com.au/ Rick Neagle, Dignity Party President, invites you join him at this social event to support...

Demanding Answers

Family Carers

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I move: That this council: 1.Notes with grave concern and sadness the recent passing of a young man with disabilities at the hands of his own mother. 2.Recognises that the Supreme Court has heard that the...

Co-Morbidity

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. K.L. Vincent: That the Social Development Committee inquire into and report on the issue of co-morbidity, which here refers to a dual diagnosis of both intellectual disability and mental illness, viz: — 1. Facilities...

Anglicare Advertising Campaign

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief and very polite explanation before asking the minister representing the Minister for Education and Child Development a question about a current Anglicare advertising campaign. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L....

NDIS Conference

In light of increasing disquiet and publicly expressed criticisms as to the implementation and administrative processes of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Dignity for Disability has written to the Chairman of the NDIS, Mr Bruce Bonyhady urging its Board...

Credit Where Credit is Due

Speaking in Canberra for the launch of Carer’s Week, Prime Minister Abbott has described the NDIS as ‘one very good thing to come out of the previous parliament’ (14.10.2013). Abbott also drew the audience back to the years of the...

National Carers Week

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: This afternoon I will speak about recognising carers because, as most of you will already be aware, it is currently National Carers Week, when we acknowledge those in the community who provide this invaluable caring service....

Time To Care For Carers

Today is National Carers’ Day, so Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent walks into Parliament thinking of the thousands of South Australians who provide tireless unpaid support to people with disabilities. "One in every six Australians is a carer,” said...

Kelly Vincent MLC Announces Plans for Change and Choice

With the support of Dignity for Disability, my staff and my constituents, I will: 1. call for a comprehensive review the ‘current’ South Australian Disability Services Act, which was first introduced in 1993. To the Party’s knowledge, the Act has...