Accessible information about bushfires – Response

The Hon. T.T. NGO: My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. Can the minister tell the chamber about the anniversary of the Pinery bushfire? The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS (Minister for Police, Minister for Correctional Services, Minister for Emergency...

Auslan Interpreters for Fire Danger Season Announcements

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Supplementary: will the minister consider extending the eligibility for the provision of Auslan interpreters to make sure it covers the announcements surrounding the commencement of the fire danger season, given that I understand an interpreter was...

Accessible information about bushfires

The Hon. T.T. NGO: My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. Can the minister tell the chamber about the anniversary of the Pinery bushfire? The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS (Minister for Police, Minister for Correctional Services, Minister for Emergency...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on the Need for Auslan Interpreters in Emergency Broadcasts

On Saturday 17 September, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on radio station Vision Australia where she discussed recent events that highlighted the lack of Auslan interpreters being used during live emergency broadcasts. Here is the transcript and audio...

Auslan and Captioning During Emergency Broadcasts

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: By way of supplementary question, will the minister confirm that Auslan interpreters will be available for those televised announcements regarding the flooding, and will this include the ramp up, so to speak, of the event? The...

Auslan Interpreters Needed During Emergency Broadcasts

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation, if that is alright with you, Mr Maher, before asking questions of the Minister for Emergency Services regarding the emergency caused by floods in Adelaide last Wednesday 14...

Kelly Vincent – 5AA Interview on Auslan Interpreters at Emergency Broadcasts

Andrew Reimer: Kelly Vincent, have you had a good weekend? Kelly Vincent: I have. Dignity for Disability had a little team together at the City to Bay this morning so it was good to get down there and support them....

AUSLAN interpreters needed in all TV emergency broadcasts

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent – Media release AUSLAN interpreters needed in all TV emergency broadcasts Dignity for Disability is calling on the State Government and Emergency Services Minister, Peter Malinauskas, to ensure Australian sign language (AUSLAN) interpretation is...

Sign Language for Televised SA Emergency and Major Public Announcements

July 1, 2015 Lauren Novak - The Advertiser LIVE televised warnings and major public information announcements will be broadcast using a sign language interpreter following changes to the state’s emergency plan. The change follows requests from hearing-impaired South Australians and...

AUSLAN Interpreter for Declared Emergencies

Changes made today by the Government will ensure relevant government agencies use an accredited Australian Sign Language interpreter for all live televised warnings, or major public information press conferences issued for declared emergencies. The State Emergency Management Plan has been...