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Characteristics of Disability Support Pension Recipients , June 2006

This paper provides information on the characteristics of Disability Support Pension Recipients.

Children’s Health and Parental Labour Supply

This paper examines the relationship between children's long-term health problems and parental labour supply. Children's long-term health problems are associated with declines in household income, mainly due to parents' shift from permanent to fixed-term employment.

Communication restrictions - The experience of people with a disability in the community

This data briefing explores the relationship between communication restrictions and other outcomes for people with a disability.

Consumer-identified barriers and strategies for optimizing technology use in the workplace

This article explores the experiences of 26 assistive technology (AT) users having a range of physical impairments as they optimized their use of technology in the workplace.

Decent working conditions for care workers? The intersections of employment regulation, the funding market and gender norms

This article documents key intersections and tensions between labour regulation, the regulatory force of the funding market and gender norms, and their impact not only on wages, but also on the meagre working time standards that currently exist for many frontline care workers.

Disabilities and Labour Market Earnings in Australia

This research examines the effect of disability status on the labour market earnings of males and females in Australia. The results indicate that disabilities have a large impact on labour earnings.

Disability and Social Security: Compatible or Not?

This article demonstrates the policy rift between the ‘equality’ and the ‘special needs’ goals as a result of the conceptual tensions between the principles of normalisation and equal treatment, and provision of social security in ways which recognise the specific needs of people with a disability.

Disability in Australia: trends in prevalence, education, employment and community living

This bulletin provides an overview of disability trends over two decades, including trends in need for and receipt of assistance with specific basic activities of daily life. It also examines the trends in three major areas of people with a disability: education, employment and community living.

Disability in Australia: trends in prevalence, education, employment and community living

This bulletin overviews disability prevalence trends over 20 years, including how people frame their disability and its causes.

Disability support services: services provided under the National Disability Agreement 2010-11

This report presents data collected in the Disability Services National Minimum Data Set (DSNMDS) on disability support services that were provided under the National Disability Agreement (NDA).

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