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Transitions onto the age pension an analysis of FaCS longitudinal administrative data

This report was prepared for the Department of Family and Community Services to assist in the assessment of policy options to encourage employment and self-sufficiency among people aged 50 or more.

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

This study examines the impact of psychosis on an individual’s social and community participation. Social integration increases both mental and social well-being.

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.

Voluntas

Voluntas is an important peer-reviewed (ISI rated) social science journal, published bi-monthly, that focuses on civil society, philanthropy, and the nonprofit sector in ways that are inter-disciplinary, international, and comparative.

Voting with an 'unsound mind'? A comparative study of the voting rights of persons with mental disabilities

People with actual or assumed impaired decision making capacity have been marginalised from debates over systems of voting.

Website accessibility in Western Australian public libraries

This article provides a summation of the research conducted into the accessibility of public library websites in Western Australia.

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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Research to Action Guides

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