NDIS nitty gritty…access to sport and recreation

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funds and pays for a suite of formal supports for people with varying levels of functional capacity.  NDIS plans are funded primarily on the goals set by people with disabilities.  No two NDIS packages...

Kelly Vincent – 5AA Interview on wheelchair sports event held at Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre / Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Facility

Transcript from 5AA Andrew Reimer: Kelly Vincent MLC for the State Dignity Party, good evening, have you had a good weekend? Kelly Vincent: I have, yesterday I was at the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre where they were having a bit of...

Supporting Women in Sport – Wendy Ey Scholarship

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the minister representing the Minister for Recreation and Sport regarding supporting women in sport. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Less than a fortnight...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on Deaf Games, Blind Cricket Series and Cabinet Reshuffle

On 20th January 2016, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on radio station Vision Australia to discuss the opening ceremonies she attended for the Deaf Games and the Lord’s Taverners Blind Cricket Series. Kelly Vincent also discussed the...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on Cycling Regulations

On 4th November 2015, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on Vision Australia radio station to discuss the new cycling regulations in South Australia and in particular, some of the concerns that have been raised by people with disabilities. Here...

Disability Awareness Round

Sport has played a vital role in the lives of people with disability. Many football clubs, players and coaches within the AFL Community have already embraced people with disabilities, their families and carers, and the community groups that support them....

A Fitter not Fatter Future: D4D Releases Sport and Recreation Policy

Supporting activity and participation in sport for groups who are traditionally overlooked is at the heart of Dignity for Disability’s sport and recreation policy released today. "Sport is a big part of Australia’s culture and a great basis for people...

Yes to a Better Yorke Peninsula – Dignity for Disability Launches Regional SA Policy

A sustainable and collaborative approach to alternative energy generation and better delivery of essential services were identified as major issues for the Yorke Peninsula when Dignity for Disability launched its regional SA policy today. Plans to build Australia’s biggest wind...