Kelly Interview on New Legislation for Disability Justice Plan

On 13 May 2015 Dignity for Disability MLC, Kelly Vincent was interviewed on radio station RPH regarding new legislation to improve access to the justice system for people with disabilities. This legislation was recently put to Parliament by the Attorney...

Disability Justice Plan

People with disabilities historically have faced extraordinary challenges when they interact with the justice system. The collaborative work that Dignity for Disability and the disability sector has done with government resulting in the implementation of its Disability Justice Plan, shows...

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...

Disability Justice Plan Delayed is Justice Denied

The evidence given at the Royal Commission into child sexual abuse in Adelaide today and last week reinforces the need for South Australia’s Disability Justice Plan to be enacted, says Kelly Vincent MLC. The Royal Commission has been hearing evidence...

Inquiry reveals disabled people are failed by the justice system

Caroline Winter reported this story on Thursday, July 25, 2013 18:30:00 http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2013/s3811148.htm   MARK COLVIN: An inquiry has found that the South Australian justice system is failing people with intellectual disabilities. A parliamentary report just tabled, found the current system...

Report shines light on justice black hole

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent has welcomed the report tabling of the Access to Justice Select Committee she established in South Australian Parliament in October 2011. "Dignity for Disability has long been campaigning on issues of justice and people...

Inquiry Reveals Disabled People are Failed by Justice System

Caroline Winter reported this story on Thursday, July 25, 2013 18:30:00 Link to article MARK COLVIN: An inquiry has found that the South Australian justice system is failing people with intellectual disabilities. A parliamentary report just tabled, found the current...

Removing the barriers to justice for people with disabilities

Dignity for Disability will continue campaigning to remove barriers to justice for people with disabilities at this morning’s Barriers to Justice group Law Week BBQ at Adelaide’s Central Market. "I am really pleased to be joining with the Victim Support...

Disability Reform

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: In the spirit of a whole of government approach to disability services, has the minister himself or has he directed the MDAC yet to meet with the Attorney-General's Department on the implementation of a disability justice...

Breaking Down the Barriers to Justice

WHAT: Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent will be speaking on the barriers to justice all South Australians with disability currently encounter. Ms Vincent will highlight the key areas of reform she believes should be addressed in the Disability Justice...