To guarantee our health and wealth, make SA the state of play

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent calls on the State Government to invest in the future by making playgrounds and other public spaces accessible to all. This week, the New South Wales Government announced a new statewide policy for inclusive play...

Kelly Vincent negotiates $41m in programs and infrastructure for South Australians with mental illness and disability

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent has announced a raft of mental health and disability funding initiatives she has negotiated with the state government, worth $41.5 million to South Australians over four years, in return for Dignity Party support for the...

Industry Advocate Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I would like to start by thanking Chris Picton from the other place for briefing my office on this bill and also for arranging for the current Industry Advocate, Ian Nightingale, to be present at that...

Showcasing ability over disability

The Murray Valley Standard | Over 80 people attended Community Living Australia’s (CLA) South Australian Living Artists (SALA) exhibition in Bridgewater on Friday evening. The not-for-profit organisation opened the ‘Together We Achieve’ exhibition made up of over 40 pieces of...

Royal Commission vital to abuse solution

Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent says while South Australia has a Disability Justice Plan in place, it is crucial that a Royal Commission is also established to enquire into the toll of abuse against people with disabilities. “The findings indicate...

Why social inclusion is so important — and overdue

Nadja Fleet | The Adevertiser Key points Fewer people with disabilities work in Australia, compared with most other developed countries. Reports show many people with disabilities feel excluded and ignored. For many years, people with disabilities were placed in institutions...

Malaysian-born blind musician wins bid to stay in Australia, but ‘outrageous’ policy remains | SBS News

Rhiannon Elston | SBS News A blind musician who has lived in Australia for a decade, has won a last-minute fight against deportation, but South Australian Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent says Australian laws still discriminate against migrants living with...

Kelly urges people to look beyond disabilities

By Greg Mayfield, Port Pirie Recorder Staff were gathered around Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent in the courtyard of Mid North Education Centre for a lesson in … well, dignity. The seven-year veteran of the Upper House in State Parliament was...

Committee recommendation to audit schools on how they deal with children with disabilities

ABC North and West Schools could be audited to see how they deal with children with disabilities if a key recommendation of a State Parliamentary Committee is adopted. The committee, which investigated access to the school system for children with...

Drivers with a Disability

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Last week, I asked the minister a number of questions regarding his ministerial staff referring disability-related questions to my office, and about SAPOL apparently targeting a constituent with a disability when he is driving. Although it was...