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Transport problems that matter – social and psychological links to transport disadvantage

This paper presents an analysis exploring self-reported measures of transport disadvantage and how these relate to social exclusion and well-being in Melbourne, Australia.

UN decision on Marlon Noble case: Imprisonment of an aboriginal man with intellectual disability found unfit to stand trial in Western Australia

On 23 September 2016, the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities found that the Australian government had breached its obligations under the UN Convention on the...

Understanding Disability: An Analysis of the Influence of the Social Model of Disability in the Drafting of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) and in Its Interpretation and Application

This article analyses the limit of Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) as a tool towards delivery of equality of opportunity in education to people with disabilities.

Understanding the social costs of psychosis: The experience of adults affected by psychosis identified within the second Australian national survey of psychosis

This study explores the impact of psychosis on an individual’s social and community participation.The second Australian national survey of psychosis was conducted across seven Australian sites.

Using photovoice to listen to adults with intellectual disabilities on being part of the community

Imagine if you were offered a glance through the lens of a very unique photographer: a member of your community who has an intellectual or developmental disability (ID/DD). A community-based...

Using technology in rural practice : local area coordination in rural Australia

This paper draws upon the findings of a research study that evaluated the Local Area Coordination (LAC) pilot project.

We couldn't function without volunteers': volunteering with a disability, the perspective of not-for-profit agencies

The aim of this study was to explore the views of volunteer coordinators in not-for-profit organisations concerning people with long-standing disability as volunteers.

Website Accessibility: a Comparative Analysis of Australian National and State/Territory Library Websites

This paper assesses the accessibility of the websites of the National Library of Australia, and those of each of the State/Territory Libraries.

Wheeling free?: Disability studies meets media studies and the Australian media

This article seeks to examine the lives of disabled people in the media to determine how best practices can be developed and implemented.

Whose Life Story Is It? Self-Reflexive Life Story Research with People with Intellectual Disabilities

This article explores the unique relationship between the interviewer and the interviewee that lies at the heart life story research with people with intellectual disabilities.

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