Parliamentary Committees (Electoral Laws and Practices Committee) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I will speak just briefly today to say that I support the second reading of the Parliamentary Committees (Electoral Laws and Practices Committee) Amendment Bill, and I start by saying that I indeed echo the words...

Electoral (Optional Preferential Voting) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I will speak this evening very briefly on behalf of Dignity for Disability to support the second reading of this bill. I will not rehash the issues that have led to the Hon. Mr Parnell moving...

Electoral (Funding, Expenditure, and Disclosure) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I speak in favour of the Electoral (Funding, Expenditure and Disclosure) Amendment Bill 2013. The initial intent of this bill is a good one. Most other states and territory jurisdictions have had public funding for some...

Electoral (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Today I will speak very briefly in support of the second reading of the Electoral (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2012. First, I thank Dr Jenni Newton-Farrelly from our parliamentary library for her report on this. It has...

Electoral Funding Reform

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I speak tonight again very briefly, as I am sure everyone will be glad to hear, to put on the record my support for the Hon. Mark Parnell's private member's motion on electoral funding. As a...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on Access to Voting for People with Disabilities

Kelly was recently interviewed by Peter Greco on community radio station RPH, regarding the accessibility measures for blind and vision impaired people in her Electoral (Electronically Assisted Voting and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2014. Click the play button to listen...

A Voice for All at the Ballot Box: D4D Releases Policy for Electoral Reform

Ahead of tomorrow’s election Dignity for Disability has released a policy to reform South Australia’s electoral process. Focusing on making the voting process accessible to all eligible South Australians, the policy proposes reform through the introduction of new legislation. "The...

Viewpoint

Published in The Murray Valley Standard, page 8 Dignity for Disability is a passionate defender of human rights, and some of the human rights enshrined by the United Nations are 'the right to equal access to public service in their...