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Policy, citizenship and governance: the case of disability and employment policy in Australia

Australia supports a neo-liberal understanding of welfare governance. This article seeks to examine how welfare governance aims to produce productive citizens who are able to contribute to the national goal of maintaining competitiveness in the global economy.

Pragmatist and neo-classical policy paradigms in public services: which is the better template for program design

This article seeks to explore the extent to which innovation in the disability employment sector had depended on collaboration, which competition would end.

Profiling non-government community service organisations in NSW summary report

This report outlines findings from a 2012 survey of non-government organisations (NGOs) that provide community services in NSW.

Profiling non-government community service organisations in NSW: Summary Report

This report outlines findings from a survey of non-government organisations (NGOs) that provide community services in NSW.

Psychiatric care of adults with intellectual disabilities: changing perceptions over a decade

In this study, psychiatrists expressed their opinions about training and clients' service needs. The study highlights a need for more clinical training and specialist clinical services.

Realising Possibilities: Annual Report 2012-13

The Sax Institute is a not-for-profit organisation that acts as a bridge between researchers and health decision makers.

Recruitment of speech pathologists into positions considered less attractive

This article seeks to investigate the recruitment of less attractive speech pathology positions involving positions based in rural areas or involving work people with developmental disability. Overall, such positions were not difficult to fill, although they did attract fewer applicants.

Research on the need for two care workers in a community setting

This report is a summary of the findings. The guidelines are a separate document with specific considerations for determining the need and alternatives to two care workers.

Research summary: Disability organisations in the New South Wales community service sector

This research summary provides information about community sector organisations that provide disability services, their experiences of operating in New South Wales, and their relationships with government.

Rethinking disability policy

This viewpoint reviews some aspects of disability policy since the early 1990s before making a detailed assessment of the current polices being introduced by the UK Coalition Government.

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Research to Action Guides

  • This Guide explores what the research evidence tells us makes a difference in group homes, and to the lives of people who live in them....
  • This Research to Action Guide promotes and supports best practice in inclusive research by providing a review of the evidence and strategies that ensure end-use...