Statutes Amendment (Recidivist and Repeat Offenders) Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: There is so much to cover with this bill that it is difficult to know where to begin, but can I start by saying, as other members have said, that the Dignity Party is very concerned...

Youth Justice Administration Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Dignity for Disability is pleased to speak to the second reading of this bill today and express our support for it. The bill, as has already been explained by other members, seeks to reflect the current...

Child Development and Wellbeing Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I speak today on behalf of Dignity for Disability on the Child Development and Wellbeing Bill 2014. I do not think I need to explain to anyone in this chamber, nor any of the stakeholders involved...

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...

Youth Parliament

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I will speak briefly in support of this motion this evening as I am aware that, in the dying days of this parliament, which is about to be prorogued, we have a lot of business to...

Past Adoption Practices

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Dignity for Disability has, I think, built up a rather solid reputation for being willing and able to stand up and speak on issues that concern many people in our community who might, for want of...

HIVE 12 – Twenty Five Youth Service

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make an explanation before asking the minister representing the Minister for Youth questions regarding the HIVE 12-Twenty Five youth service in the City of Tea Tree Gully. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L....

Body Image Campaign

The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for the Status of Women a question regarding the South Australian Body Image Campaign. Leave granted. The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK: Last year the minister...

A Voice for All at the Ballot Box: D4D Releases Policy for Electoral Reform

Ahead of tomorrow’s election Dignity for Disability has released a policy to reform South Australia’s electoral process. Focusing on making the voting process accessible to all eligible South Australians, the policy proposes reform through the introduction of new legislation. "The...

Make South Australia A+ on Autism: Dignity for Disability launches autism policy

Dignity for Disability today released a policy to improve the lives of South Australians with autism, anchored by the establishment of a state-wide autism plan. "South Australians with autism are at the mercy of a system that provides piecemeal support...