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...

Bushfire Action Week – Response

The Hon. T.T. NGO: My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. Can the minister tell the chamber what this government is doing to support and promote Bushfire Action Week? The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS (Minister for Police, Minister for...

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...

Bushfire Action Week

The Hon. T.T. NGO: My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. Can the minister tell the chamber what this government is doing to support and promote Bushfire Action Week? The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS (Minister for Police, Minister for...

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...

Police (Return to Work) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I take the floor to indicate that Dignity for Disability will support the Hon. Rob Brokenshire's initiative with this bill, and we thank him for it. We also thank the Police Association for briefing my office...

Emergency Management (Australian Sign Language Interpreter) Amendment Bill 2015

Emergency Management (Auslan Interpreters) Bill - Auslan version from Communication Republic on Vimeo. Introduction and First Reading The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Introduced a bill for an act to amend the Emergency Management Act 2004. Read a first time. Second Reading...

Sampson Flat and Tantanoola Bushfires

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.T. Ngo: That this council— 1. Acknowledges with gratitude the inspirational efforts of the emergency services staff and volunteers in fighting the Sampson Flat and Tantanoola bushfires which resulted in the declaration of a...

Emergency Services

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. R.L. Brokenshire: 1. That a select committee of the Legislative Council be established to inquire into— (a) the government establishment of the commissioner to replace chief officers in the proposed emergency services reform; (b)...