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Practitioner guidelines for capacity building for disability inclusive disaster risk reduction in Indonesia

Disability inclusive disaster risk reduction (DiDRR) is increasingly recognised as an important component of community resilience in the event of a natural disaster as documented in the recent outcome of the 3rd World Conference, the Sendai Framework for

Prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome in a population-based sample of children living in remote Australia: The Lililwan Project

Aim: Aboriginal leaders concerned about high rates of alcohol use in pregnancy invited researchers to determine the prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and partial fetal alcohol syndrome...

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.

Reducing Vulnerability to Harm in Adults With Cognitive Disabilities in the Australian Criminal Justice System

This study compiled longitudinal administrative data from all criminal justice and human service agencies in New South Wales to examine life-course pathways for persons who had served time in prison in New South Wales and whose mental health and cognitive disability diagnoses were available.

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 barriers to substantive equality : a case study of remedying disability discrimination complaints

Drawing on settlement agreements and decided cases from Queensland, this article examines how disability discrimination across a range of areas is remedied prior to hearing and by the tribunal.

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.

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

Many arts organisations are located in heritage buildings and many of these do not provide disability access. It is often presumed that if a building has heritage status, there is no capacity to provide or improve accessible design.

Responding to serious and complex mental health problems in youth: The role of an interagency forum

This article seeks to review the origins, processes, clientele and outcomes of a child and youth interagency forum,

Sedentary and Active Time in Toddlers with and without Cerebral Palsy

Introduction/Purpose To evaluate differences in sedentary time and compare levels of physical activity and sedentary behavior to the Australian physical activity recommendations between toddlers...

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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...