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...

Prevalent and Preventable Conference

Speech to Prevalent and Preventable Conference September 21, 2016 Slowly we are learning more about the harms of sexism – most commonly directed toward women - particularly in our discussions around domestic and family violence. As both a woman and...

Universal Design Conference Keynote Address

Keynote speech to Universal Design Conference August 25, 2016 Hello everyone, I’m Kelly Vincent.  Today I will tell you a little of my work in parliament, and outline the process that got the Upper House to the point of enshrining...

Brain Injury Awareness Week Launch

Speech for Brain Injury Awareness Week Launch August 15, 2016 Hello everyone, I’m Kelly Vincent, and I would like to begin by acknowledging that we are gathered on the land of the Kaurna people of the Adelaide plains. Thanks for...

Business Lunch

Speech to Dignity for Disability Business Lunch July 22, 2016 This year’s state budget has some created a strong framework, yet it could have gone further.  I will outline some key areas, and then give a bit more detail on...

Global Citizenship Our Lady of the Sacred Heart

Speech to Global Citizenship Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College, St Joseph's Education Centre June 14, 2016 Hello everyone, thanks Dr Knight for inviting me to come and meet you today.  I hope we will have time for a...

Andersons Solicitors 2016 Union Summit

Speech to Andersons Solicitors 2016 Union Summit May 5, 2016 Hi everyone, thanks for inviting me along today. I’m going to talk about disability in the workplace, and towards the end I will give you a peep into some of...

United Nations Youth Australia’s 2016 South Australian Conference

Speech to the United Nation's Youth Australia's 2016 South Australian Conference April 8, 2016 Hi everyone, and thanks to Christina and the organisers for their work in pulling this event together, and also I do appreciate the opportunity to meet...

Women’s Breakfast

Speech to Dignity for Disability Women's Breakfast April 7, 2016 Hello everyone, I’d like to begin by extending a warm welcome to you all, and to acknowledge that the land we meet on is the land of the Kaurna Nation...

Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 8th Biennial Conference

Speech to the Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 8th Biennial Conference March 30, 2016 Hello, thanks for inviting me to say a few words this evening. Advocacy is to me a form of literacy, and it’s something...

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