Gambling on Adequate Support

The disability support system remains under-resourced and inflexible, particularly in regional centres where people can be at the mercy of the 'postcode lottery'. Kelly Vincent says shifting to a system that delivers true choice and control will not happen overnight,...

Disability Equipment and Services

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I put on the record my support for the Hon. Ms Lensink's motion to establish a select committee. I, and many if not most of the people in the disability community, are concerned by the necessity...

Motion – Disability and the Justice System

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. K.L. Vincent: 1. That a select committee of the Legislative Council be established to inquire into and report on access to and interaction with the South Australian justice system for people with disabilities, their...

Carers

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: This afternoon I will speak about recognising carers because, as most of you will already be aware, it is currently National Carers Week, when we acknowledge those in the community who provide this invaluable caring service....

Supply Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I rise today to place on the record some comments about the Supply Bill 2011 which, of course, provides interim funding to keep the state's Public Service afloat until the budget and Appropriation Bill have been...

National Disability Insurance Scheme

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Today I wish to talk about the concept of a national disability insurance scheme (NDIS), which is something of a focus in the disability community at the moment and which has recently found its way onto...

Novita Children’s Services

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for State/Local Government Relations, representing the Minister for Disability, a question about transitional arrangements for young people with disabilities at Novita Children's Services. Leave...