Female Genital Mutilation

  The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK Motions: That this council— Commends the work of No FGM Australia in raising the awareness of the health and other risks to Australian women and girls of the illegal practice of female genital mutilation and its...

Hong Kong-Australia Business Association-SA Chapter

That this council— Congratulates the Hong Kong-Australia Business Association-SA Chapter (HKABA-SA) on achieving 15 successful years of its business awards program; Acknowledges the wonderful work of current and past committee members in the development of strong economic and cultural ties...

Select Committee on Statewide Electricity Blackout and Subsequent Power Outages

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Thank you, Mr Acting President. Sincere apologies for the delay and thank you to the council for its indulgence. The Dignity Party will support the motion, including the Hon. Mr Parnell's amendments. We would also like...

Valedictory – Gerry Kandelaars

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I will say a few brief words on behalf of the Dignity Party to acknowledge the contribution that the Hon. Mr Kandelaars has made today and also more broadly to this parliament. Gerry and I have...

Marriage Equality

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I will be very brief because my beliefs on this particular matter are well documented. I support the definition of marriage being amended to allow same-sex couples to marry if they wish because as a Dignity...

Administration of South Australia’s Prisons

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.J. Stephens: That a select committee of the Legislative Council be established to inquire into the government’s administration of South Australia’s Prisons with particular reference to— (a) the costs and impacts (upon prison officers,...

PrEP – HIV Prevention

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.A. Franks: That this council— Notes that– (a) the South Australian government is a party to a Council of Australian Governments shared target to end new HIV infections in Australia by 2020; (b) in...

No-Confidence Motion – Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Given the time, I do not intend to speak very long. I wish to indicate that Dignity for Disability does support this motion. Usually, when I take the floor to support something on behalf of Dignity...

The Jam, The Mix, The Gig

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I only want to say a few words to put on the record Dignity for Disability's support of this motion, mostly for reasons that I have already outlined in a previous contribution on another matter which...

Borderline Personality Disorder

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Dignity for Disability speaks yet again today in strong support of the Hon. Ms Tammy Franks' motion recognising Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Week as the first week in October. Borderline personality disorder, or BPD as it...