Councils announce election wishlist

The Bunyip, pg 17 THE state's peak local government representative body has launched its official 2018 state election platform, doubling down on its opposition to the Liberal Party's rate capping policy. The Local Government Association (LGA) of South Australia held...

Tobacco Products Regulation (E-Cigarette Regulation) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: The Dignity Party supports the bill. My staff, on my behalf, availed themselves of briefings from the Australian Vaping Advocacy, Trade and Research group and the Cancer Council about the bill. Both briefings were very informative....

South Australian Public Health (Immunisation and Early Childhood Services) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: While I would be the last person who would want to take away from the importance of immunisation in terms of its positive impact on public health, I have been contacted by parents who are concerned...

Motion – Kate Swaffer

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. K.L. Vincent: That this council notes the contribution to dementia awareness of Kate Swaffer and— Congratulates Kate Swaffer on being named as South Australia's Australian of the Year; Recognises Ms Swaffer's role as chairwoman,...

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...

To guarantee our health and wealth, make SA the state of play

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent calls on the State Government to invest in the future by making playgrounds and other public spaces accessible to all. This week, the New South Wales Government announced a new statewide policy for inclusive play...

A statement from Kelly Vincent MLC: Getting on with the job

“On behalf of the people of South Australia, I am disappointed in the direction state politics is taking as we move towards the March 17 election,” says Kelly Vincent. “I have worked hard every day during my term as a...

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...

Bank on Trial

Cameron England | Adelaide Advertiser Bill returns to Parliament as international pressure grows THE State Government's bank tax is entirely unreasonable and misguided, a major investment fund has warned, as debate on the measure returns to State Parliament today. THE State...

Kelly Vincent negotiates $41m in programs and infrastructure for South Australians with mental illness and disability

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent has announced a raft of mental health and disability funding initiatives she has negotiated with the state government, worth $41.5 million to South Australians over four years, in return for Dignity Party support for the...