Police (Drug Testing) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: All I wish to say is that I support the bill. Given that we are allowing police officers to protect people in our community, it is reasonable that they should be clear of any illicit drugs...

Statutes Amendment (Child Exploitation and Encrypted Material) Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I speak today on behalf of the Dignity Party in support of this bill, which essentially gives police officers more powers to demand passwords and gain access to technological devices that they reasonably suspect contain material...

Police Investigations into the Marksman Firing Range Death

The Hon. S.G. WADE: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Police a question in relation to the Marksman firing range. Leave granted. The Hon. S.G. WADE: In December 2015, Mr McConnal shot himself...

Number of Police in the APY Lands

 The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Forgive me if the minister has already stated this, but I am not sure that he did. He has given us the number of police currently on the APY lands, but what is that up from? In...

Drivers with a Disability

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Last week, I asked the minister a number of questions regarding his ministerial staff referring disability-related questions to my office, and about SAPOL apparently targeting a constituent with a disability when he is driving. Although it was...

SA Police Staffing – Response

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the Minister for Police, or a minister representing the Minister for Police perhaps, regarding SAPOL staffing. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: It has...

Summary Offences (Biometric Identification) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I would like to speak very briefly at the second reading of the Summary offences (Biometric Identification) Amendment Bill. In so doing, I will not rehash the extensive points made by colleagues such as the Hon....

Police (Return to Work) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I take the floor to indicate that Dignity for Disability will support the Hon. Rob Brokenshire's initiative with this bill, and we thank him for it. We also thank the Police Association for briefing my office...

Reporting and Training Methods of Police in Response to Domestic Violence Issues

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the Minister for Police regarding policies and practice of SAPOL in relation to reporting and file keeping regarding domestic violence issues. Leave granted. The...

Cash Cow to Stop Discriminatory Bull

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent has welcomed today’s state government budget announcement funding the Disability Justice Plan, but urges the government to get on with the action required – legislative and cultural change – so that people with disability...