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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability: wellbeing, participation and support

This report explores the experience of Indigenous people with disability compared with Indigenous people without disability and all Australians with similar severity of disability.

Accountability in Public Service Quasi-markets: The Case of the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme

Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) represents the latest in a worldwide shift towards individualised funding models for the delivery of care services. However, market-based...

An evaluation of the performance of the WISC-IV eight-subtest short form with children who may have an intellectual disability

Background There has been only limited research into the psychometric properties of short-form intellectual assessments when used with children who may have an intellectual disability (ID). The...

An inclusive research approach to exploring the experiences of people with intellectual disabilities at work

This paper adopts an inclusive research approach to explore the experiences of people with intellectual disabilities at work.

Analysing Choice in Australian Individual Funding Disability Policies

The Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will allocate funding packages to people with disability who are assessed as needing paid support. The NDIS is an example of individual...

Appreciating the work of nurses caring for adults with intellectual disability and mental health issues

This paper presents findings from a study exploring the nurses' experience of caring for adults with intellectual disability and mental health issues in inpatient settings. Semi structured...

Art works: Employment in the arts for people with disability: Current status, barriers and strategies

This report captures the results from national research into employment levels, barriers and strategies around employment in the arts for people with disability.

Australia's disabling income support system: tracing the history of the disability pension from 1908 to today

This article is based on a historical-comparative policy and discourse analysis of the principles underpinning the Australian disability income support system. It determines that these principles...

Australia's Individualised Disability Funding Packages: When Do They Provide Greater Choice and Opportunity?

Australia's new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) uses individualised funding packages instead of traditional block-funded disability services to support people with disability. The NDIS...

Australia's welfare 2001

Australia's Welfare is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of national information on welfare services in Australia.

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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...