Dignity Party’s deal with the State Government over the bank tax

David Bevan: Kelly Vincent, good morning you’ve been in the State Parliament now for how long? Kelly Vincent: Coming up to eight years. David Bevan: Eight years and it’s gone quickly, hasn’t it? Kelly Vincent: Time flies when you’re having...

SA govt to lobby MPs over bank tax

South Australian Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis will lobby upper house MPs this week in a bid to get the government's controversial bank tax through state parliament. The levy faces continued opposition from the business sector while the Liberals and the Australian...

Borderline personality disorder patients to benefit from new Centre of Excellence

Ruby Jones | ABC News Living with borderline personality disorder (BPD) has always been a struggle for Adelaide's Melinda Burke, who first got the diagnosis 20 years ago. At her lowest points she would stop eating and become self-destructive. "I...

Supporting Government’s bank tax in exchange for $41.5 million package for mental health and disability support services

5AA |Andrew Reimer Andrew Reimer: Kelly Vincent, you’ve had a bit of an interesting day up to $41.5m for mental health and disability services has been negotiated from the South Australian Government in return for the Dignity Party’s support for...

Mental health win in bank tax negotiations

Tory Shepherd | Adelaide Advertiser DIGNITY Party MLC Kelly Vincent has driven a "hard bargain" with Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis - and won $41 million for people with disabilities in return for supporting the bank tax. Mr Koutsantonis is fighting a...

Kelly Vincent talking about the state budget and Pauline Hanson’s comments on Vision Australia

Focal Point with Peter Greco and Phil Van der Perre | Vision Australia Phil Van der Perre: Well, Peter the budget has been handed down and we will now find out from Kelly Vincent what it’s going to mean for...

Budget me this: where is the access?

Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent has praised certain aspects of today’s State Budget, but questions whether some infrastructure spending and incentive programs are a lost opportunity to make SA the accessible state.   Ms Vincent is also concerned that Disability...

Dignity Party flush with success

Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent praised the disability community on successful lobbying following the State Government establishing a grant scheme for Changing Places specialised toilet facilities in today’s Budget.   “This is a human rights initiative because everyone must have...