Kelly Vincent secures vital community funding

Kelly Vincent ensures vital funding for mental health and disability programs in South Australia Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent has announced a raft of mental health and disability funding initiatives successfully negotiated with the state government.  This will be worth...

NDIS future fund: is Jay’s battery already flat?

Queensland grabs federal NDIS funding - SA lags behind Kelly Vincent is outraged to learn the Queensland State Labor Government has negotiated access to the DisabilityCare Australia Fund (DCAF) while SA has nothing. “Premier Jay Weatherill has been crowing from...

Shorten must support Medicare NDIS levy

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent is calling on Federal Labor to support the Federal Budget increase in the Medicare levy to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). “The NDIS is a once in a...

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Funding

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the minister representing the Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse regarding the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). Leave granted. On 28 March...

Motion on Federal Arts Funding

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I move: That this council— 1. Notes the widespread concern in the Australian arts community about the new National Programme for Excellence in the Arts recently announced by the federal government, expressed through the "#FreeTheArts" social...

Adelaide City Skate Park

Adjourned debated on motion of Hon. T.A. Franks: That this council— 1. Notes that skate parks across the world provide for considerable positive youth development opportunities; 2. Notes that the Adelaide City Skate Park has been an outstanding social and...

Electoral Funding Reform

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I speak tonight again very briefly, as I am sure everyone will be glad to hear, to put on the record my support for the Hon. Mark Parnell's private member's motion on electoral funding. As a...

Prison Support Services, Release Plan Processes and More

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the Minister for Correctional Services regarding prisons, offenders and services and support for offenders including people who are living in prisons. Leave granted. The...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on SALA and Federal Arts Funding

On 5th August 2015, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on Vision Australia radio station to discuss the South Australian Living Artists Festival and the Federal Government's proposed changes to Australia's arts funding. Here is the audio and...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on Cuts to Palliative Care Services

On 22nd July 2015, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on Vision Australia radio station to discuss the recent cuts to palliative care services in the South East of South Australia. Here is the audio and transcript of that...