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Disabilities and Labour Market Earnings in Australia

This research examines the effect of disability status on the labour market earnings of males and females in Australia. The results indicate that disabilities have a large impact on labour earnings.

Disability benefit growth and disability reform in the US: lessons from other OECD nations

Unsustainable growth in program costs and beneficiaries, together with a growing recognition that even people with severe impairments can work, led to fundamental disability policy reforms in the...

Disability in Australia: trends in prevalence, education, employment and community living

This bulletin provides an overview of disability trends over two decades, including trends in need for and receipt of assistance with specific basic activities of daily life. It also examines the trends in three major areas of people with a disability: education, employment and community living.

Disability in Australia: trends in prevalence, education, employment and community living

This bulletin overviews disability prevalence trends over 20 years, including how people frame their disability and its causes.

Disability income support design and mental illnesses: A review of Australia and Ontario

Aim: Mental illnesses have many distinctive features that make determining eligibility for disability income support challenging - for example, their fluctuating nature, invisibility and lack of...

Disability Support Pension Recipients: Who Gets Off (and Stays Off) Payments?

The authors use use Centrelink payment records on Disability Support Pension (DSP) recipients over the period 1995 to 2002 to investigate individual transitions off payments in this paper.

Disability support services 2000: first national results on services provided under the Commonwealth/State disability agreement

This report informs Australians about services funded under the CSDA for people with disabilities in

Australia.

Disability support services: services provided under the National Disability Agreement 2010-11

This report presents data collected in the Disability Services National Minimum Data Set (DSNMDS) on disability support services that were provided under the National Disability Agreement (NDA).

Disability, poverty and living standards: reviewing Australian evidence and policies

Despite its policy significance, the impact of disability has not featured prominently in the Australian empirical literature on household incomes and living standards.

Dynamic properties of income support receipt in Australia

This paper examines properties of income support receipt and the personal characteristics associated with alternative patterns of receipt. Churning (commencing a new income support spell) and transferring (movement from one payment type to another) are significant features.

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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...