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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..

Predictors of specialist referral for developmental and behavioural problems in a Queensland urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community: a cross-sectional study

BACKGROUND: The prevalence of developmental and/or behavioural problems is greater among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, compared with their non-Indigenous counterparts. We aimed...

Promoting the ideals of integration and diversity: media coverage of Special Olympics Australia

Australia's media organisations have long had an obsession with the exploits of our sporting 'champions', both on and off the field. This coverage is often said to be a response to the demands of...

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.

Proposed National Disability Insurance Scheme: Human Rights Analysis

The National Disability Insurance Scheme, as proposed by the Productivity Commission (PC) in their 2011 Disability Care and Support Draft Report, provides an unprecedented opportunity to realign...

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

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.

Representations of autism in Australian print media

This article seeks to examine the representation of Autism spectrum disorders in the Australian print media.

Rural and Remote Project: Video Conferencing for Case Conferences Report

A project which examined the use of video conferencing to conduct case conferences for children with a disability in rural and remote areas of NSW was conducted between August 2010 and June 2011.

Rural, regional and remote health: indicators of health status and determinants of health

This report is the second in an AIHW series, which reports on indicators of health from a regional and remote perspective including indicators of health status and determinants of health.

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Research to Action Guides

  • A Guide for disability practitioners, schools, employers and young people looking to make the transition from school to employment in Australia....
  • The Culturally Proficient Service Delivery Research to Action Guide has been developed to assist in the provision of accessible, appropriate and effective disab...