Resignation of Jack Snelling Problems at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital Cuts to disability funding for students in public schools

Andrew Reimer: Kelly Vincent is back in town, State politics at the moment the resignation of Jack Snelling the Health Minister but also there’s a bit of an issue when it comes to disability parking at the new Royal Adelaide...

Blowout in special needs students

Tim Williams - Education Reporter | Sunday Mail MORE than 12,000 students with verified disabilities are being taught in mainstream classes in the state's public schools, alongside huge growth in "special units" and a boom in autism diagnoses. In the...

Response to Senator Hanson’s calls to segregate with children with autism in schools

David Penberthy: Kelly Vincent I felt really lucky when I went to Marion High School in the 1980s, we had a terrific program with the Ashford Special School for young people with different disabilities, predominantly autism. Now those kids sat...

Pauline Hanson defends her comments regarding autistic children

Pauline Hanson insists her comments regarding autistic children have been taken out of context. The One Nation Leader believes they should be removed from mainstream classrooms because they’re holding other students back. Some federal politicians are demanding she offers an...

5AA Interview on Pauline Hanson’s call for autistic children to be removed from mainstream schools

5AA with Jade Robran Jade Robran: Kelly Vincent I have been watching your Twitter feed today and you’ve been very outspoken on this topic. Kelly Vincent: And rightly so I think because at the end of the day these comments...

Education Select Committee Established

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. K.L. Vincent: 1. That a Select Committee of the Legislative Council be established to inquire into and report on access to the South Australian education system for students with disabilities, their families, and support...

Disability ‘Apartheid’ Exists in Australia as Community ‘Looks for the Wheelchair’, Dignity for Disability MP says

Australia has created a type of apartheid in its treatment of people with a disability, the country's first Dignity for Disability MP says. Kelly Vincent, who was elected to South Australia's Upper House in 2010, says the community's treatment of...

Kelly Vincent – Radio Adelaide Interview on Disability and Access to Education Select Committee

On 24 September 2015, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on Radio Adelaide to discuss the Select Committee on Disability and Access to Education, that is currently investigating the experiences of students with disabilities in the South Australian education...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on the Education Select Committee & SACE Certificate Changes

On 2nd September 2015, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on Vision Australia radio station to discuss the Select Committee on Disability and Access to Education as well as the changes to the discriminatory wording on SACE certificates....