Labour Hire Licensing Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I simply wanted to briefly place on the record that the Dignity Party also supports this bill which, as other members have noted, arises from a Four Corners exposé into the exploitation of workers. This is...

Work Health and Safety (Representative Assistance) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I take the floor briefly to indicate the Dignity Party's support for this bill. I would like to acknowledge the various submissions and lobbying that I have received on this bill from the likes of the...

Kelly Vincent – 5AA Interview on SA Pathology jobs and more

Andrew Reimer: Kelly Vincent tonight you want to talk about the backflip the Government has put into place regarding SA Pathology cuts; they’ve saved 196 jobs for well, who really knows how long. I’m a little bit cynical about the...

Industry Advocate Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I would like to start by thanking Chris Picton from the other place for briefing my office on this bill and also for arranging for the current Industry Advocate, Ian Nightingale, to be present at that...

Win on SA Pathology jobs: 196 SA jobs saved

Today’s announcement by Health Minister Jack Snelling that job cuts to SA Pathology will be delayed by 12 months is indication that the Government’s reasoning was wrong all along, according to Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent.   “In July 2015...

Dignity Party State Budget demands

On Budget Eve, Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent is demanding action from the Government and Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis to ensure South Australians in poverty are not left behind in this budget.  She is calling for funding and resources to improve...

South Australia slashes pathology, medical science jobs

Verity Edwards - The Australian Medical unions say timely patient treatments and diagnoses could be at risk after the South Australian government yesterday cut 25 per cent of its pathology workforce, equivalent to 196.6 full time equivalent jobs. Professionals Australia...

Unemployment Figures

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: If, by the minister's own words, more women are entering the labour force, then why do the statistics that have just come out indicate that 8.3 per cent of women are unemployed this month, compared to...

Mental Health In The Workplace

Dignity Party want more mentally healthy workplaces There is a growing body of evidence supporting the urgent need for businesses to take the mental health of employees as seriously as they take their physical workplace health and safety. A mentally...

SA Pathology Jobs – Response

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the minister representing the Minister for Health, questions regarding SA Pathology jobs. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Pathology is involved in up to 70 per...