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To gain, retain and retrain: the role of post-school education for people with a disability

This study extends previous work which showed that VET qualifications had a positive effect on the chances of finding work for people with a disability.

Towards a framework for implementing individual funding based on an Australian case study

This article seeks to propose a framework for the successful introduction and implementation of individual funding programs.

Transitions onto the Age Pension: An analysis of FaCS Longitudinal Administrative Data

This report was prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services

(FaCS) to assist FaCS’ assessment of policy options to encourage employment and selfsufficiency

among people aged 50 or more.

Welfare expenditure Australia 2000-01

Welfare Expenditure Australia 2000-01 provides estimates of expenditure on welfare services in Australia for the period 1998-99 to 2000-01.This report includes estimates of expenditure funded by all levels of governments, by non-government community services organisations and by households.

Welfare expenditure Australia 2002-03

This report provides estimates of expenditure on welfare services in Australia for the period 1998-99 to 2002-03.

Welfare expenditure Australia 2003-04

This report attempts to estimate expenditure on welfare from 1998 to 2004, especially with regards to families and children; older people; people with disabilities; and Indigenous Australians, migrants, widows and women subject to violence.

Welfare expenditure Australia 2005-06

This report provides estimates of welfare expenditure in Australia for the period 1998-99 to 2005-06.

Welfare to Work in Australia: Disability Income Support, Housing Affordability and Employment Incentives

This paper addresses two questions: ‘What are the housing circumstances of Disability Support Pension (DSP) recipients?’ and ‘What are the likely consequences of programme changes aimed at increasing employment participation of DSP recipients?’

What do people with intellectual disability think about their jobs and the support they recieve at work? A comparative study of three employment support models

A report on the experiences of and outcomes achieved by people with intellectual disability through different models of employment.

Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with Disability (2016)

An Australian Human Rights Commission National inquiry into employment discrimination against older Australians and Australians with disability.

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