Kelly Vincent – ABC Adelaide Interview on young people with disabilities being housed in residential aged care facilities

Ali Clarke: Kelly Vincent has called. Kelly Vincent: I think we often forget that people with disabilities also have an economic contribution to make to society. Of course when you’re in a nursing home, shut out from the community it’s...

Inclusive Directions

Speech to Inclusive Directions 'Towards Tomorrow;unlocking the potential within' November 15, 2016 It’s a pleasure to be with you this morning.  In a moment, I will introduce you to Chris Ulmer, but before I do so, being a politician, I...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on the KYD-X Expo, NDIS and Borderline Personality Disorder

On Wednesday 19 October, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on radio station Vision Australia to discuss South Australia's first kids and youth disability expo, KYD-X and how important it is for parents and young people. Ms Vincent also...

KYD-X (Kids and Youth Disability Expo) Official Opening

Speech opening the Kids and Youth Disability Expo October 15, 2016 Good morning KYD-X!!  I’m Kelly Vincent, Dignity for Disability’s member of the Legislative Council.  I acknowledge that we meet today on Kaurna land.  It’s a pleasure to be able...

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...

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....

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on Young People in Nursing Homes

On 10th June 2015 Dignity for Disability MLC, Kelly Vincent was interviewed on Vision Australia radio station to discuss the issue of young people with disability and chronic illness living in nursing homes. Here is the audio and transcript of that interview. (UPBEAT...

Make young people count – Dignity for Disability releases youth policy

Respecting young people’s intelligence and providing them with strong support networks are the goals of Dignity for Disability’s youth policy, which the party released today. Party Leader Kelly Vincent MLC said the policy had been written to address issues young...

Youngcare

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Today, I wish to make my MOI speech on Youngcare, an organisation based in Queensland, which is dedicated to helping the 6,500 young people with disabilities in Australia who currently reside in aged-care homes due to...