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Labour market decisions of Australian families coping with mental and physical disabilities

This paper shows that having a disability has implications for labour market participation. The presence of a mentally disabled family member increased the value of unpaid work of others in the home and reduced their propensity to participate in the labour force.

Labour market impacts from disability onset

This paper aims to improve the understanding of the causal impacts of working-age

disability onset.

Learning for Purpose Researching the Social Return

The Not-for-Profit (NFP) sector performs a vital function in Australian society supporting those in need and making a positive difference to the lives of the people and the communities it serves.

Length of completed spells on the Disability Support Pension (DSP) program

This paper presents an estimation of the length of completed spells on Disability Support Pension (DSP) program.

Living on the Disability Support Pension', Research Report

This report was commissioned by the National Welfare Rights Network about the experiences of people living on the Disability Support Pension.

Local therapy facilitators working with children with developmental delay in rural and remote areas of western New South Wales, Australia: the 'Outback' service delivery model

Australia's dispersed population in rural areas contributes to poor access to therapy services and the inability of the existing rural therapy workforce to meet demand. As a result, rural children...

Maternal employment trajectories and caring for an infant or toddler with a disability

Mothers caring for an infant or toddler continue to face barriers in returning to work after child birth. Mothers caring for an infant or toddler with a disability, however, may face even greater...

Mental Health Problems, Disability and Income Support Receipt: A Replication and Extension Using the HILDA Survey

This article uses data from the first wave of the HILDA Survey to replicate and extend previous research demonstrating the elevated prevalence of mental disorders among different groups of Australian income support recipients.

Methods for delivering complex social services: exploring adaptive management and regulation in the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme

In the wake of new public management, and with the emergence of new public governance, a number of challenges remain unsolved in the field of public service governance and management. In this...

Mind the gap: The extent of violence against women with disabilities in Australia: The

A comprehensive national response to violence against women with disabilities is long overdue in Australia. Work to date suggests that the issue is endemic yet largely invisible.

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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...