Mum’s mission for a more accessible city

Dignity Party Member Dr Betty-Jean Price (known as B-J to those closest) ran as our candidate in the seat of Adelaide at the recent State Election and is now putting up her hand again, to run for a position on the...

Mix Zone segment: Disability sector in South Australia

Jules Schiller: We’ve created something called the Mix Zone where we take a topic and issue and we try and get as many voices on it as possible look at it from all angles today we’re going to take a...

Juries (Auslan Interpreters) Amendment Bill

Introduction and First Reading The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Obtained leave and introduced a bill for an act to amend the Juries Act 1927; to make related amendments to the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935; and for other purposes. Read a first...

Disability Inclusion Bill

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise to indicate that the Greens support this bill. We understand that there will be amendments. I have a particular question that I want to pose at this point, of which the minister is aware....

Esther Simbi – Anti-Poverty Network Rally

Topic: Issues faced by people with disabilities who are on the Disability Support Pension and by those people with disabilities who have been put onto the Newstart Allowance. Hi everyone, My name is Esther Simbi. I was born in South...

Working for social inclusion

Sunday Mail Adelaide A new charter offers new opportunities. Autism SA has launched a new charter to promote social and workplace inclusion for people on the autism spectrum. The Autism Friendly Charter was created in response to an identified need...

Kelly Vincent – 5AA Interview on the impact of power outages on people with disabilities

Andrew Reimer: Kelly Vincent, you were in my thoughts and certainly people with disabilities were in my thoughts during those hot weather conditions and the power outages because of the impact those outages have on people with disabilities especially when...

Power for at-risk electricity users

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent has called for urgent implementation of recommendations pertaining to “vulnerable” people made in the Independent Review of Extreme Weather report. “There are some South Australian families who literally face issues of life and death if...

Disability Support Services Contract Terminations

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation prior to asking questions of the minister representing the Minister for Disabilities regarding contracts for disability support services for the coming financial year. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L....

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...