Stella Young

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Yesterday, 24 February 2015, would have been the 33rd birthday of the very fabulous Stella Young, but as some members may be aware, Stella passed away, much too soon, on 6 December last year. I had...

Disability Employment

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Today, I would like to speak about broad issues related to the employment of people with disabilities, particularly those with intellectual disabilities. I was very disappointed, as I am sure other members of this chamber were,...

Disability Accessible Car Parks

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I would like to speak today about an issue of which I am sure many members are aware, and a rather innovative solution to that issue; that is, the illegal use of accessible car parks by...

Chronic Pain

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Today I would like to speak about the issue of chronic pain in South Australia, because it is one of our many hidden disabilities that leads to sigma that you do not necessarily find with your...

Multiculturalism

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I recently had the pleasure of travelling to Virginia for a celebration commemorating the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Hoa Hao Buddhist congregation. This is the first time that I have been invited to...

Disability Arts

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Today I would like to speak about an exciting upcoming event of importance to both the Adelaide arts and disability communities. Members may recall the multi-award winning stage production by No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability,...

AbleCloset

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: During the parliamentary recess, I was given the incredible opportunity to visit the USA as part of the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP), funded by the US government to offer networking and research to international visitors...

Positive Life South Australia Inc.

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Today, I would like to speak about a community organisation that does some fantastic work on an incredibly tight budget for people living with HIV. The organisation used to be known as People Living with HIV/AIDS...

Borderline Personality Disorder

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT (15:54): This week in ABC news reports and in other media, we have heard about the ongoing crisis in mental health and the lack of acute mental health beds in the state's public hospitals, particularly down...

Disability Equipment

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Today I will speak on state government provision of equipment for people with disabilities. Yesterday, the new Minister for Disabilities (Tony Piccolo) stood up in the lower house at question time to champion the cause of...

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