Cab drivers hold another protest over issues with Access Taxis

Cab drivers have held another protest in Adelaide today, this time over issues with Access Taxis and a delay in implanting a $10 lifting fee. The taxi industry says the government subsidy was promised last year in place of drivers...

Respect is Still Not There – InDaily Article and Kelly’s Response

Letters | KELLY VINCENT: http://indaily.com.au/opinion/2013/06/26/respect-is-still-not-there/ Yesterday’ s front page story about a young woman’s experience with the simple everyday act of purchasing a coffee will resonate with many people (What you see – and who I am, InDaily, June 25,...

Yes, Minister, Same Wheel-Chair Repair Done Over a Dozen Times

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent is calling on newly appointed Minister for Disabilities to intervene in an apparent failed trial of new electric wheelchairs before serious injury occurs. Following information received from a constituent that the ‘Optimum’ electric wheelchair...

International Wheelchair Day – Response

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Given that the minister has indeed conceded that, while we have come a long way in terms of providing for people who use wheelchairs and other mobility aids in Australia, we still have a long way...

International Wheelchair Day

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Given that the minister has indeed conceded that, while we have come a long way in terms of providing for people who use wheelchairs and other mobility aids in Australia, we still have a long way...

Kelly Vincent Motivation Australia Speech

What does an appropriate wheelchair mean; and how do you get one? Well, I am sure we all know this is quite a loaded question! I am not a physiotherapist or anything of that kind, so I cannot speak about...

One Plus One Interview with Mike Sexton and Kelly Vincent MLC

Presenter: Kelly Vincent has just turned 22, and, earlier this year, was elected to South Australia’s Upper House, becoming the youngest woman ever elected to an Australian parliament. She represents the dignity for disability Party, after she herself was diagnosed...

It’s Kelly’s Time to Shine

Wheelchair-bound Kelly Vincent reveals her trepidation - and excitement - at suddenly being foisted into the political spotlight. SARAH MENNIE spent the first week in Parliament with SA's "accidental MP" LIKE her life, Kelly Vincent's political career did not have...

How One Person Might Change the Landscape for the Disabled

When she was asked to run as the Dignity for Disability party’s second candidate in last month’s election, Kelly Vincent was told she would not have to do much. However, the death of lead candidate Dr Paul Collier days before...