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My life as a budget item: disability, budget priorities and poverty in Tasmania

This study explored the circumstances of Tasmanians with disabilities of working age living on low incomes in 2005-06.

NAB Charitable Giving Index Indepth report – 12 months to February 2015

The NAB Charitable Giving Index provides a clear window into people’s contribution to charities – playing an important role in helping the not-for-profit sector realise the giving potential in Australia.

Narrative family therapy and group work for families living with acquired brain injury

Acquired brain injury profoundly challenges the identity of the affected person and family relationships. Narrative practices offer valuable therapeutic tools to assist families to face the...

NDIS Costs and the 2014 Federal Budget

Presentation by Richard Madden, Centre for Disability Research and Policy, University of Sydney to the 2014 CADR Research to Action Conference, Sydney.

Negative events, positive outcomes: Improving labour force outcomes via tertiary study for individuals with disability and chronic illness

Workers with a disability experience significant challenges in the workplace where individuals are evaluated based on characteristics that are not relevant to their work. Therefore, they tend to pursue further studies to achieve improved labour market outcomes.

Non-electronic communication aids for people with complex communication needs

This article seeks to explore non-electronic communication aids as one form of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for people with complex communication needs. Overall it was found that much research and funding was focused on electronic aids, despite the high demand for non electronic.

NSW Carers Strategy 2014 - 2019

Carers provide ongoing unpaid support to people who need it because of their disability, chronic illness, mental ill-health, dementia or frail age. Carers support people to live independent lives, to remain in their own homes and in their own communities

Older disabled workers' perceptions of volunteering

The aim of this study was to explore how older workers within supported employment settings perceived the opportunities for and barriers to volunteering.

Outsider histories, insider artists, cross-cultural ensembles: Visiting with disability presences in contemporary art environments

Disability is highly visible in contemporary performance festivals and art venues. Traveling from the disability performance ensemble work of Theater Hora and Jérôme Bel, to Javier Telléz's...

Parents’ experiences in registering with and accessing funding under the National Disability Insurance Scheme for early intervention services for children with developmental disabilities

Aim: To evaluate parents’ feedback regarding their experience in registering and accessing funding with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and communicating with the National...

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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...