Independent Inquiry into Yatala Labour Prison Death

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: When the minister spoke to the deceased's family, did the family make any wishes clear to the minister with regard to their thoughts on an independent inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death? The Hon. P....

Prison Remand Population

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Supplementary: what percentage of the prison population is currently on remand, and do prisoners, whilst on remand, get assessed for physical and mental health illnesses and other conditions? The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS (Minister for Police, Minister...

Use of Medication in the Prison Population

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Correctional Services questions regarding the use of medication in the prison population. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: A fortnight ago, the Australian...

Correctional Services (GPS Tracking For Child Sex Offenders) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Whilst I would hope that it is no secret that Dignity for Disability takes the issue of child sex offences very seriously, I speak today against the Hon. Ann Bressington's bill. I, like other members of...

Department of Correctional Services

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Supplementary question: is there any truth in the claim in the ABC article on Tuesday, which said that the Ombudsman found that staff from the Department for Correctional Services refused to take up an offer from...

Prisons: High Dependency Unit Opening (C.S. Hare Centre) – Response

The Hon. G.E. GAGO: My question is to the Minister for Correctional Services. Can the minister update the chamber on what new facilities have been opened to enable the Department for Correctional Services to better manage at-risk prisoners? The Hon....

Prison Support Services, Release Plan Processes and More

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the Minister for Correctional Services regarding prisons, offenders and services and support for offenders including people who are living in prisons. Leave granted. The...

Mental Health and Corrections

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the Minister for Correctional Services about the incarceration of people with intellectual disability, acquired brain injury and/or mental illness in the South Australian correctional...

Prison as the New Shelter

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: It has come to the attention of Dignity for Disability that the corrections system in this state continues to be used as a stopgap accommodation measure for people with disability, particularly for people with intellectual disability...

Yatala Labour Prison

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the minister representing the Minister for Correctional Services a question on the subject of Yatala Labour Prison. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Members will be...