Cashless Debit Card Trial in Ceduna – Response

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Thank you, sir. If that is your ruling, I am happy to follow it. I wonder if the minister could outline the wraparound services he described in his answer, particularly given that the administrative cost for the...

Eyre and Western LSA Crime Statistics

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the Minister for Police about the April 2017 Eyre and Western LSA crime statistics. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: The most recent Eyre and Western...

Kelly Vincent on Cashless Card, Disability Pension and NDIS

Transcript: Sue Tilley: Good day Rose, our show today is focusing on a number of related issues. We’re going to be talking about the cashless debit card that’s being trialled in a number of communities around the Ceduna area and...

Thoughts on the Federal Budget 2017

Rewind, reset, rebuild and the Turnbull Government certainly pushed the reset button last night to bury the ghosts of their disastrous 2014 budget.  The pitch from Treasurer Scott Morrison was a mantra of ‘fairness, opportunity and security.’  This apparent ideological...

Federal Budget: cause and effect

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent has raised serious concerns about Federal Budget measures mooting changes to welfare payments, particularly around removal of the Disability Support Pension where substance abuse has caused the disability, and the...

Kelly Vincent – 5AA Interview on the Federal Government’s Proposed Changes to Australia’s Welfare system Including Disability Support Pension

Presenter Peter Godfrey: The big topic of discussion through today so far has been the discussion paper that was released yesterday that looks at a radical overhaul of Australia’s welfare system. The report was put together by the former head...