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Australian experiences with accessibility policies post the Sydney olympic games

This paper reviews the current online accessibility policies and guidelines of federal and state governments in Australia and contrasts these positions with the high levels of accessibility expected in the future in the banking, education, legal and multimedia sectors.

Background Paper on access to Justice for People with Disability in the Criminal Justice System

This report combines information regarding the way people with disability interact with the justice system.

Beating the barriers: recruitment of people with intellectual disability to participate in research

This article seeks to explore the significant barriers encountered in recruiting adults with ID to participate in research.

Beyond compliance: ACE and the disability standards for education in 2005

This article evaluates the place of people with a disability in adult and community education (ACE) , and then reviews some of the provisions of the Standards as they relate to student support.

Breaking Out of a Distinct Social Space: Reflections on Supporting Community Participation for People with Severe and Profound Intellectual Disability

Ethnographic and action research methods were used to collect data on the meaning of inclusion attached by staff when implementing a programme, known as the Community Inclusion Framework, in a group home for five adults with severe intellectual disabilities in Victoria, Australia.

Caring for people with a mental disability at home: Australian carers’ perceptions of service provision

This paper shows carer perceptions of the adequacy of assistance. The findings show that people with mental and severe disability are more likely to think that they received inadequate service.

Choice, control and the NDIS

Melbourne Social Equity Institute has released Choice, Control and the NDIS: NDIS Service users’ perspectives on having choice and control in the new National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Coercive Community Treatment in Mental Health: An Idea Whose Time Has Passed?

Community treatment orders (CTOs) emerged in the 1970s as an innovative, "less restrictive" alternative to involuntary inpatient orders for people with chronic and severe mental illness. Now,...

Collaboration as a Strategic Service in Government Online Communities

This study investigates strategic innovation changes designed to facilitate collaboration among online communities in NSW.

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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...