Green light to abusers as funding axed for Communication Partner Service; the voice of people with disabilities.

Media Release Dignity Party 3 December 2018 Green light to abusers as funding axed for Communication Partner Service; the voice of people with disabilities. The State Government’s recent axing of funding to a service that provides voice to people with...

Statutes Amendment (Recidivist and Repeat Offenders) Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: There is so much to cover with this bill that it is difficult to know where to begin, but can I start by saying, as other members have said, that the Dignity Party is very concerned...

Summary Procedure (Indictable Offences) Amendment Bill 2016

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I speak on behalf of the Dignity Party today on the second reading of the Summary Procedure (Indictable Offences) Amendment Bill 2016, cognisant that a considerable number of submissions and comments have been made to my...

Cash Cow to Stop Discriminatory Bull

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent has welcomed today’s state government budget announcement funding the Disability Justice Plan, but urges the government to get on with the action required – legislative and cultural change – so that people with disability...

Evidence Act Changes Welcome

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent welcomes the Attorney-General’s announcement that changes will be made so the Evidence Act is more inclusive of people with disabilities. Ms Vincent has been lobbying for change of the Evidence Act since speaking to...

MP Kelly Vincent Says Justice is Evading Disabled People

DIGNITY for Disabled MLC Kelly Vincent says allegations of the sexual abuse of disabled people are not being taken to court. "There is a gaping hole in the justice system for disabled victims," Ms Vincent said yesterday. Ms Vincent supported...

Christies Beach Magistrates Court Case Statement

"The court case at Christies Beach Magistrates Court this morning regarding alleged sexual assaults of children with disabilities by a bus driver is known to my office. However, because of the legal issues surrounding the particular case I will not...