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Time trends in socio-economic inequalities for women and men with disabilities in Australia: Evidence of persisting inequalities

This article seeks to investigate trends in socio-economic conditions for people with and without disabilities.

To gain, retain and retrain: the role of post-school education for people with a disability

This study extends previous work which showed that VET qualifications had a positive effect on the chances of finding work for people with a disability.

Transitions into informal caregiving and out of paid employment of women in their 50s

Data from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health were used int his report to study the order of events leading to informal caregiving and changes in labour force participation in mid-aged women.

Unemployment Duration and Inflows onto the Disability Support Pension Program: Evidence from FaCS LDS Data

This research found that there was a large portion of Disability Support Pension (DSP) recipients transferred from unemployment benefits. This article further examines what factors are associated with the transition.

Welfare expenditure Australia 2000-01

Welfare Expenditure Australia 2000-01 provides estimates of expenditure on welfare services in Australia for the period 1998-99 to 2000-01.This report includes estimates of expenditure funded by all levels of governments, by non-government community services organisations and by households.

Welfare expenditure Australia 2003-04

This report attempts to estimate expenditure on welfare from 1998 to 2004, especially with regards to families and children; older people; people with disabilities; and Indigenous Australians, migrants, widows and women subject to violence.

Welfare reforms in Australia: how will they affect women's health?

This article seeks to explore how welfare reforms will affect women's health in Australia.

Welfare to Work in Australia: Disability Income Support, Housing Affordability and Employment Incentives

This paper addresses two questions: ‘What are the housing circumstances of Disability Support Pension (DSP) recipients?’ and ‘What are the likely consequences of programme changes aimed at increasing employment participation of DSP recipients?’

What constitutes effective support in obtaining and maintaining employment for individuals with intellectual disability? A scoping review

A literature search was conducted to find evidence-based strategies that enable people with intellectual disability achieve better employment outcomes.

Why do disability and rehabilitation staff resign?

This paper stresses the importance of analysing the reasons for resignation of employees of both rehabilitation and disability services of all professions. It offers some recommendations for staff retention.

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