Mothers and Babies unit in prisons

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: My questions are for the Minister for Correctional Services: Does the minister acknowledge that between 80 and 90 per cent of South Australia's female prison population are mothers? Is the minister aware of the evidence demonstrating...

Drivers With A Disability

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the Minister for Police about advice his office is providing constituents. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: This morning, my office received a phone...

Medical Cannabis

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Supplementary: did the minister state when he was expecting to receive that briefing from DSD? The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for Employment, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation, Minister for Automotive...

SA Water Staff

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Supplementary: given that SA Water has a goal to increase its Aboriginal employment to 2.5 per cent, if I heard correctly, how many employees are identified as Aboriginal now? The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for Employment,...

Prison Facilities for Mothers with Newborns

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Supplementary: given that to the best of my knowledge South Australia is the only mainland state without a mothers' and babies' unit within prisons, does the minister concede that there must be a substantial amount of...

Prisoners Accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the Minister for Correctional Services regarding prisoners accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Leave granted. Many of the more than 3,000 South Australians incarcerated in...

Bike Mechanics

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: By way of supplementary question, will the summit include discussions around qualifications for bicycle mechanics and further opportunities to provide more training for people to become bike mechanics? The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for Employment, Minister for Aboriginal...

James Nash House Prison Facilities

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I will ask two questions while I have the floor, if I may. How many forensically detained patients are not currently at James Nash House because of overcrowding and are at Yatala or other prisons? Where...

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Funding

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the minister representing the Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse regarding the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). Leave granted. On 28 March...

Clamping and Impounding Laws

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: since the government commenced crushing cars as a penalty for dangerous driving, has there been a reduction in the number of people charged with dangerous driving related offences? The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS (Minister for Police, Minister for...