Summary Procedure (Indictable Offences) Amendment Bill 2016

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I speak on behalf of the Dignity Party today on the second reading of the Summary Procedure (Indictable Offences) Amendment Bill 2016, cognisant that a considerable number of submissions and comments have been made to my...

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...

Statutes Amendment (Decriminalisation of Sex Work) Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I take the floor to speak to the Hon. Michelle Lensink's bill, the Statutes Amendment (Decriminalisation of Sex Work) Bill. Given that it seems to be the will of the chamber to refer this bill to...

Women with Disabilities South Australia Keynote address – Domestic violence law change

Thank you for having me here to speak on such an important topic, and one which has extra complications and implications for women with disabilities. I think everyone here would likely know that the rights and independence of people with...