Posted: 29 January 2014

A Fresh Start for SA with d4d – Amy Park in Heysen

Amy Park, 19, of Crafers, has proven her ability to work hard in the face of challenges and to achieve her best at whatever she turns her hand to.  She is passionate about ensuring local communities present a better, more...

Posted: 29 January 2014

A fresh start for SA with d4d – Scott Whelan in Little Para

Scott Whelan, 41, of Elizabeth Grove, is motivated to contribute his experience to highlight issues of social justice, equity and accessibility wherever they arise in the community, whether it affects people living with a disability or not. Scott wants to...

Posted: 29 January 2014

A fresh start for SA with d4d – Nick Schumi in Elder

Nick Schumi, 28, of Oaklands Park, believes it’s time disability becomes everybody’s issue; he’s passionate about raising community awareness of the human rights cracks in the system that is intended to care for people living with a disability. As a...

Posted: 29 January 2014

A fresh start for SA with d4d – Anna Tree in Adelaide

Anna Tree, 37, of Adelaide, is currently a political researcher.  A former elite athlete and international rowing coach, Anna sees disability as a social justice and human rights issue. She wants to see greater support for neighbourhood communities and sees...

Posted: 29 January 2014

A fresh start for SA with d4d – Rick Neagle in Dunstan

Rick Neagle, 51, of Kensington Gardens, is the President of the Dignity for Disability political party. Rick’s interest in furthering the rights of people with a disability comes from his experience as father and carer to Mitchell, his 13 year old...

Posted: 29 January 2014

A fresh start for SA with d4d – Joanne Blesing in Unley

Joanne Blesing, 47, of Eastwood, is passionate about advocating for people living with a disability and especially being a voice for the voiceless to ensure that not only are their needs met, but that they are included as a matter...

Posted: 29 January 2014

A fresh start for SA with d4d – Cathi Tucker in Waite

Cathi Tucker, 53, of Panorama, believes human rights action begins at home; many people living with a disability are ‘doing it tough’ because their basic needs are not being met.  Being born with or acquiring a disability shouldn’t relegate people...

Posted: 29 January 2014

A Fresh Start for SA with d4d

Dignity for Disability Leader, Kelly Vincent, today announced seven Lower House candidates for State Election 2014. “Each of our candidates has been selected because of their unique personal experiences, as well as their shared, strong commitment to equality and just...

Posted: 20 January 2014

People with Intellectual Disability have the Same Human Rights!

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent has welcomed the call from Maurice Blackburn lawyers today, urging people with intellectual disability to preserve their rights and ensure the Federal Government does not infringe their capacity to seek due damages following a...

Posted: 24 December 2013

All We Want for Christmas is Some Questions Answered…

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent today questioned the State Government’s accountability record following an analysis of question time in the 2010-2013 parliamentary term. “Dignity for Disability has been in Parliament for four years now – and we’ve been asking...

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