Abandoned abalone farm in Anxious Bay is expected to be cleaned up

ABC NORTH & WEST An abandoned abalone farm in Anxious Bay is expected to be cleaned up by the end of the year. State MLC Kelly Vincent says concerned Elliston residents contacted her last month about debris washing up on...

Marine Parks (Sanctuary Zones) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I will speak briefly today on the Hon. Ms Lensink's Marine Parks (Sanctuary Zones) Amendment Bill. I would like to thank the Hon. Ms Lensink for providing a briefing on her bill and for arranging a...

Upper South East Dryland Salinity and Flood Management (Postponement of Expiry) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I also want to briefly put my opposition to the second reading of this bill on the record. Firstly, I would like to say thanks to Holly Hershman from minister Caica's office and departmental staff for...

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...

Climate Change

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I wish to speak in favour of the Hon. Mr Parnell's motion, and against the amendment moved by the Hon. Mr Hunter. I think it is fair to say that there are few issues or instances...

Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I rise very briefly to support the honourable member's motion. The Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary is located 600 kilometres north of Adelaide in the beautiful Flinders Ranges, as we all know. Whilst I have seen pictures of...

Innamincka Regional Reserve

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I apologise for my absence earlier, so I will be brief. I wish to thank the Minister for Environment and Conservation for providing me with a briefing on this matter. I understand that the excision of...

Asbestos Waste Disposal

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation regarding the dumping of asbestos. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Community concerns about the danger of...

Equality for the Eyre Peninsula – Dignity for Disability launches Regional SA policy

Eyre Peninsula has been identified as a highly under-serviced area of South Australia in the launch of Dignity for Disability’s regional SA policy today. Essential services such as health, education and disability support are not being properly provided in the...

How About a 21st Century Campaign Program?

Dignity for Disability Leader Kelly Vincent MLC has called on South Australian political parties to get into the 21st century and start campaigning in a more accessible fashion. "So here we are on Day 1 of the official election campaign...