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The Campbell Collaboration

The Campbell Collaboration (C2) is an international research organization that helps people make well-informed decisions by preparing, maintaining and disseminating systematic reviews on the effects of interventions within the areas of education, crime an

The challenge of implementing state disability policy to achieve second generation rights for people with disabilities

This paper draws on the policy implementation literature and uses the Victorian State Disability Plan as an exemplar to explore the tasks, obstacles, tensions and conflicts of implementing disability policy.

The Development of Questionnaire for Longitudinal Study on the Social and Economic Participation of People with Disability

This report outlines a four stage questionnaire development process for the study of the social and economic participation of people with disability.

The funding of vocational education and training for students with disabilities

The aim of this study was to investigate how the vocational education and training system currently allocates funds to support students with a disability and what other funding models may provide more effective support.

The Kirkpatrick model: A useful tool for evaluating training outcomes

This paper reports on the usefulness of the Kirkpatrick model. The model is used to compare and evaluate training programs.

The nature and impact of caring for family members

This report aims to examine the effect of caring on family and social relationships; documents the social, emotional, physical and financial impact on families of caring for a person with a disability; and examine the effect of caring on labour force status.

The state of the community service sector in New South Wales 2014

This report presents findings from a survey of non-government, not-for-profit community service organisations operating in New South Wales (NSW).

The Third Sector Research Centre

This resource aims to enhance knowledge of the sector through independent and critical research, giving a better understanding of the value of the sector and how this can be maximised.

Transformations of Care: Living the consequences of changing public policies in Australia

This report presents the main findings from an ADHC funded research project focussing on NSW care workers.

Valuing people through law: whatever happened to Marion?

People with disability are amongst the most disempowered members of our community. This article seeks to explore the High Court's decision in Marion's case which leant support to the rights of people with disability to be included in the community.

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Research to Action Guides

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  • 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...