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A new mentorship model: Towards ares employment and social inclusion for people with disability

This report evaluates the year-long multi-partnered project and exhibition called HERE&NOW13, which developed artistic skills and social inclusion of artists with disability.

A rhizomatics of hearing: becoming deaf in the workplace and other affective spaces of hearing

The paper argues that deafness/becoming deaf is always a form of hearing and the ‘strange label’ of disability is brought into question just as it increasingly opens presence, tension, texture, and interdependence.

A scan of disadvantage in Queensland 2010

The report demonstrates that disadvantage persists in Queensland and that responses to disadvantage need to address the spatial patterns that are evident. Some people experiencing multiple indicators of disadvantage live in areas where this experience is more widespread.

Australia's welfare 2005 : the seventh biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia's Welfare is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of national information on welfare services in Australia.

Australian Social Trends, March 2012

Australian Social Trends draws on a wide range of data, sourced both from ABS and other agencies, to present a picture of Australian society. This issue covers areas including households with lower socio-economic statues, homelessness, love and marriage and disability and work.

Barriers to maternal workforce participation and relationship between paid work and health

This article presents the findings from a mailed survey identifying issues including mother's health, workforce participation and barriers to inclusion in the workplace.

Benchmarking Teacher Practice in Queensland Transition Programs for Youth With Intellectual Disability and Autism

This study drew on the Taxonomy for Transition Programming developed by Kohler to benchmark practice at government and nongovernment schools throughout Queensland, Australia.

Building an Industry of Choice: Service Quality, Workforce Capacity and Consumer-Centred Funding in Disability Care

This report is concerned with the impact of consumer-centred funding models on disability services workers, with particular focus on their capacity to provide high quality services.

Can employment positively affect the recovery of people with psychiatric disabilities?

This study explored the relationship between employment and recovery in individuals with psychiatric disabilities and proposed that participants who were employed would have higher levels of recovery than participants who were not employed.

Census

The Australian Bureau of Statistics' Census of Population and Housing includes one measure of disability – the need for assistance with core activities.

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