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The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (CTH): A Three-Dimensional Approach to Operationalising Human Rights

This article argues that the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth), in its ideal operation, could be a powerful tool for social change to empower people with disabilities.

The politics of disability and access: the Sydney 2000 Games experience

The article examines disability and access issues surrounding the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Right to Health, International Human Rights Legislation and Mental Health Policy and Care Practices for People with Psychiatric Disability

This article is based on research which examined the current and potential impact of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) on Australian and South Australian legislation and policy.

The role of informal networks in providing effective work opportunities for people with an intellectual disability

This article seeks to explore the role of informal networks in influencing work opportunities for people with disability.

The spaces between: partnerships between women researchers and Indigenous women with disabilities

This article sought to understand the experiences of Indigenous Australian women with chronic illnesses and disabilities and their views about a way forward in relation to partnerships in research and community-supported problem-solving.

The Treasure in Leisure Activities: Fostering Resilience in Young People Who Are Blind

This article seeks to explore the benefits of leisure activities for young people who are blind.

To be or to refuse to be? Exploring the concept of leisure as resistance for young people who are visually impaired

This article seeks to explore the concept of leisure as a form of resistance to social constraints of blindness.

To gain, retain and retrain: the role of post-school education for people with a disability

This study extends previous work which showed that VET qualifications had a positive effect on the chances of finding work for people with a disability.

Towards Strategic Intent: Perceptions of disability service provision amongst hotel accommodation managers

This study sought to ascertain the perceptions of managers in the accommodation sector towards disability service provision with a view to identifying any current service gaps or failings.

Transition to retirement

This Policy Bulletin describes the implementation and evaluation of the Transition to Retirement (TTR) Program that was examined in a three-year collaborative program of applied research involving university researchers and disability service providers.

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