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Successful approaches to placing and supporting apprentices and trainees with disability in Australia

This article presents an amalgamation of three sequential research projects conducted by EDGE Employment Solutions over the past decade.

Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: 2015

This publication provides data from the 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC). It presents key information about disability prevalence in Australia as well as data about older Australians (those aged 65 years and over).

Sustainable housing paradigms? The impact of reforms on the social housing sector in South Australia and Northern Ireland

This paper considers the impact of reform on the social housing sectors in Northern Ireland and South Australia.

The 'disabled' labour market: the Disability Support Program and unemployment.

The paper provides an historical overview of disability support programs and outline changes in the Australian labour market since 1970.

The Extent and Nature of Exits from the Disability Support Pension

This study uses administrative records for recipients of the Disability Support Pension (DSP) over the period 1995 to 2002 to investigate the extent and nature of exits from DSP, with particular emphasis on exits due to take up of employment.

The number and character of parents with intellectual disability from Centrelink income support administrative data

This technical report details the processes undertaken to estimate the number of parents with intellectual disability on social security payments in Australia and their characteristics at a given time period.

The role of public procurement in improving accessibility to ICT

This paper outlines research on comparative analysis of the situation in Australia with public procurement policy in OECD countries.

The stability of correlates of labour force activity

This paper focuses on factors that influence labour force activity among people with psychiatric disorders. Age, sex, employment restrictions, country of birth, education and ability were identified as strong factors. Policy implications of the findings are discussed.

Therapy and equipment needs of people with cerebral palsy and like disabilities in Australia

This report aims to assess the efficacy of therapy for people with cerebral palsy or similar disabilities, especially with regards to needs such as equipment.

Ticket to Work pilot outcomes study

Ticket to Work, an initiative of National Disability Services, is providing effective school-to-work transition supports for young people with disability.

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