Controlled Substances (Poppy Cultivation) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: On behalf of Dignity for Disability, I am pleased to speak at the second reading of this bill today and support the initiative of the Hon. David Ridgway in introducing this bill. I thank him for...

Motion on Indigenous Jobs and Training Review

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I move: That this council— 1. Notes that the recommendations in the Forrest review further restrict access to the disability support pension and make it easier for job seekers to have their payments cut or suspended...

Yes Minister

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent notes with interest Premier Jay Weatherill’s new cabinet line-up, and looks forward to working with South Australia’s new Disabilities Minister, Leesa Vlahos. "While the figurehead may have changed, critical unmet need in disability services...

Disability Sector Employment

The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS: My question is to the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation. How is the government investing to accelerate the growth of South Australia's small to medium business sector? Members interjecting: The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for Manufacturing...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on SA Pathology Service Cuts

On 9th September 2015, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interview on Vision Australia radio station to discuss cuts to the South Australian Pathology Service. She also discussed a concern that some employees with disabilities within the pathology service have...

WorkReady

The Hon. D.W. RIDGWAY (Leader of the Opposition): My question is to the Minister for Employment, Higher Education and Skills. Can the minister guarantee that the WorkReady supported positions funded for this year will train enough disability and care workers...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on NDIS and Disability Employment

26On 26th August 2015, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on Vision Australia radio station to discuss concerns around the National Disability Insurance Scheme and the need to get the employment of people with disabilities working alongside the...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on MOD.A & Disability Employment Australia

On 12th August 2015, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on Vision Australia radio station to discuss her trip to Sydney for a Home Modifications Australia board meeting and the Disability Employment Australia Conference. Here is the audio and transcript from...

Bleeding Regional SA Dry – Cuts to SA Pathology Jobs

The announcement of job cuts to SA Pathology will come back to bite the government on the bum, according to Dignity for Disability’s MLC Kelly Vincent. SA Pathology services has seen a number of changes and the service has already...

Auslan Training and Employment

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Employment, Higher Education and Skills a question regarding the training and employment of Auslan sign language interpreters and captioners. Leave granted. The Hon....