South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill says the strong yes vote for marriage equality is a victory for love

SBS The resounding yes vote for marriage equality is a "victory for love" and demonstrates South Australia's "natural sense of justice", Premer Jay Weatherill says. The premier joined hundreds of supporters of same-sex marriage in the centre of Adelaide on...

In Hindmarsh Square – Results of the same-sex marriage survey

Spence Denny, Roving Reporter & Kelly Vincent, Dignity Party MLC ABC RADIO ADELAIDE Spence Denny: I might just quickly grab Kelly Vincent, what’s your response to that result? Kelly Vincent: Well I guess I have two responses, one is as...

It’s a ‘yes’ in the same-sex marriage survey

It’s a ‘yes’ in the same-sex marriage survey with the results announced by the ABS in Canberra this morning. More than 12.7 million people, nearly 80% of eligible voters, took part in the poll. Every State and Territory recorded a...

Marriage Equality

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I will be very brief because my beliefs on this particular matter are well documented. I support the definition of marriage being amended to allow same-sex couples to marry if they wish because as a Dignity...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on the Disability Pride Parade and the Rainbow Reforms

Richard Morgan: Time once again to welcome to 5RPH, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent. Hi Kelly. Kelly Vincent: Hi Richard. Richard Morgan: Kelly the second ever Disability Pride Parade to be held in Australia is on again in Adelaide...

Power to the Poor – Silent No More Conference

Speech to the Power to Poor - Silent No More Conference October 21, 2016 Thanks for inviting me along today.  I’m Kelly Vincent, Dignity for Disability’s member of the Legislative Council.  I acknowledge that we meet today on Kaurna land....

Criminal Law Consolidation (Provocation) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I wish to thank the Hon. Ms Franks for her tenacious commitment to ensuring that the provocation defence, known as the 'gay panic', is forever struck out of our statutes. In this most auspicious year, when...

Parliamentary Remuneration (Determination of Remuneration) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I will speak briefly at the second reading of this bill. I appreciate the briefing that was provided to myself and a member of my staff by the government on this bill last week. As we...

Family Relationships (Parentage) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I wish to briefly speak in support of the Hon. Ms Franks' bill. I will note first that I am not necessarily expressing the views of Dignity for Disability as a party in delivering this speech,...

Gender Pay Gap

The Hon. J.S. LEE : I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for the Status of Women a question about women in technology. Leave granted. The Hon. J.S. LEE: In the Financial Review dated 1...