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My life as a budget item: disability, budget priorities and poverty in Tasmania

This study explored the circumstances of Tasmanians with disabilities of working age living on low incomes in 2005-06.

Older disabled workers' perceptions of volunteering

The aim of this study was to explore how older workers within supported employment settings perceived the opportunities for and barriers to volunteering.

People with intellectual and other cognitive disability in the criminal justice system

People with intellectual and other cognitive disability in the criminal justice system

Police contact with people with an intellectual disability: the Independent Third Person perspective

This study sought to explore the perspectives of volunteers on police identification of and responses to people with intellectual disability (ID) in Victoria. Participants completed a survey. They viewed police as competent in dealing with people with ID..

Professional issues for physiotherapists in family-centred and community-based settings

This article reports results from a qualitative study of physiotherapists in a primary health care setting in which a growing awareness of the family–centred approach accompanied the transition from an institutional structure to a predominantly community–based structure.

Promoting the ideals of integration and diversity. Media coverage of Special Olympics Australia

This paper explores the extent to which the media covers sports in which people with an intellectual disability are involved.

Proposed National Disability Insurance Scheme: Human Rights Analysis

This report critically examines the proposed National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). It analyses the proposed recommendations of the NDIS from a human rights perspective.

Reforming Disability Policy: From Charity and Welfare to Social Insurance and Investment

16th Oswald Barnett Oration (21 October 2010), Reforming Disability Policy: From Charity and Welfare to Social Insurance and Investment, Bruce Bonyhady AM, Chairman, Yooralla

Reliability and validity of the revised Triple C: Checklist of Communicative Competencies for adults with severe and multiple disabilities

This article seeks to investigate the reliability and validity of a revised communication assessment tool for adults with severe disabilities. Overall, the revised tool provides a reliable means of gathering data.

Removing the obstacles: Disability Access and the Arts (in Heritage Buildings)

A research report which reviews legislation and the issues related to providing access for arts services and other organisations located in heritage buildings.

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