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Dynamic properties of income support receipt in Australia

This paper examines properties of income support receipt and the personal characteristics associated with alternative patterns of receipt. Churning (commencing a new income support spell) and transferring (movement from one payment type to another) are significant features.

Economic study of muscular dystrophy: Executive Summary

The aim of the study was to provide research evidence that assists in raising awareness about muscular dystrophy (MD) impacts, particularly on employment and family income and costs, as well as potential policy responses.

Economic study of muscular dystrophy: Executive summary

This study aimed to canvass the experiences of people with muscular dystrophy in relation to the nexus between MD, employment and cost impacts, including barriers and facilitators in job searching processes and in obtaining needed supports.

Employment outcomes for people in Australia who are congenitally deaf: has anything changed?

This study examined the employment outcomes of deaf school leavers in Australia. The results were compared with previous studies. The paper underscores the need for programmes to address the general community's attitude about deafness as a disability.

Evaluation of the Australian Disability Enterprise

This report presents the findings of an independent evaluation of a small-scale pilot of transition to retirement for older employees with disabilities of two Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs) operating in regional and rural Australia.

Field of study and employment outcomes: an analysis of TAFE graduates

This paper assesses the employment outcomes of TAFE graduates. Graduates with a disability are less likely than others to be employed. Higher-level qualifications result in better job prospects.

Financial turning points and transitions for people with multiple sclerosis: Towards sustainable employment outcomes

This study explored the experiences of financial transitions that people with multiple sclerosis pass through during their lives. It offers suggestions regarding improving their employment opportunities and financial futures.

General practitioners' awareness and understanding of vocational rehabilitation in schizophrenia: A Tasmanian perspective

This study investigated general practitioners' awareness and understanding of the benefits of vocational rehabilitation in the treatment of schizophrenia.

High Growth Jobs Talented Candidates Early Learnings Report

This early learnings report highlights findings from the High Growth Jobs Talented Candidates (HGJTC) project, a demand-led brokerage model which is being delivered by AND in partnership with SVA as part of the NSW Government’s Employment Enablement Strategy.

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