Dignity Party asks SA’s leaders to take charge of the Changing Places program

ABC Radio North and West The Dignity Party is asking South Australia’s leaders to take charge of the Changing Places program after the Victorian body overseeing the program announced it was withdrawing its involvement. Centres affected locally include Whyalla and...

$1.7m accessible toilet infrastructure investment must be more than a pipedream

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent demands that the government reassure South Australians that Changing Places toilets will be built as announced, following a statement today confirming that the Victorian program overseeing the accreditation of these facilities will cease in late...

Beach mat put to first use

Port Pirie Recorder | Dylan Smith STACEY Jesson has not been down on the beach for 15 years - but from Friday that has changed. She became the first person to use a beach wheelchair mat at Solomontown Beach, funded by...

Changing the accessible landscape through ‘Changing Places’

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent welcomes the announcement that a new Changing Places toilet facility will be built in Port Lincoln, Whyalla, Victor Harbour and Mount Gambier, a direct result of Dignity Party's successful advocacy. Changing Places are high-level accessible...

Kelly Vincent chats about Changing Places with Peter Greco on Vision Australia

Vision Australia Radio | Peter Greco Peter Greco: Well I think we’re about 7 weeks away from the state election, lets speak to the member for the Dignity Party in the legislative council Kelly Vincent, how are you Kelly? Happy...

World Toilet Day

ABC RADIO ADELAIDE | Peter Goers Peter Goers: Kelly Vincent, we’ve had the World Toilet summit in Australia recently which looks at – of course because toilets are crucial – equity in toilets. Kelly Vincent: Absolutely. The main purpose of...

RAH problems

IT seems that planning for people with disabilities at the Royal Adelaide Hospital has been slapdash at best. There were originally no toilets with change tables and hoists for disabled patients and visitors (except in the spinal ward), and accessible...

Changing Places

In a sad reflection on the current SA Government, planning for people with disabilities at the nRAH has been slapdash at best.  It has been revealed that there were no Changing Places style toileting facilities available to patients and visitors...

Five ‘Changing Places’ toilets for adults with disabilities will be built in SA

Brad Crouch | Adelaide Advertiser DISABILITY groups have won their battle to have “Changing Places” — a toilet for disabled adults, with room for a carer, table and electronic hoist — built in South Australia. The State Government will contribute...

More room for people with a disability

A win for extra facilities DISABILITY groups have won their battle to have "Changing Places" - a toilet for disabled adults, with room for a carer, table and electronic hoist built in South Australia. The State Government will contribute $200,000...