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Disability, poverty and living standards: reviewing Australian evidence and policies

Despite its policy significance, the impact of disability has not featured prominently in the Australian empirical literature on household incomes and living standards.

Disconnected expectations: Staff, family, and supported employee perspectives about retirement

This study aimed to identify the possibilities and barriers to retirement for older employees in supported employment services.

Economic study of muscular dystrophy: Executive summary

This study aimed to canvass the experiences of people with muscular dystrophy in relation to the nexus between MD, employment and cost impacts, including barriers and facilitators in job searching processes and in obtaining needed supports.

Evaluation of the Australian Disability Enterprise

This report presents the findings of an independent evaluation of a small-scale pilot of transition to retirement for older employees with disabilities of two Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs) operating in regional and rural Australia.

Evaluation of the Australian Disability Enterprise Transition to Retirement Pilot

This report presents the findings of an independent evaluation of a small-scale pilot of

transition to retirement for older employees with disabilities of two Australian

Disability Enterprises (ADEs) operating in regional and rural Australia.

Financial turning points and transitions for people with multiple sclerosis: Towards sustainable employment outcomes

This study explored the experiences of financial transitions that people with multiple sclerosis pass through during their lives. It offers suggestions regarding improving their employment opportunities and financial futures.

Health and functional capacity -- Capturing capability limitations in measures of health

This paper explores which measures of health accurately reflect the functional capabilities of individuals – that is, in what measures of health do those classified as having poorer health actually have poorer functional outcomes.

Here&Now13: Mapping process, measuring impacts. An evaluation of a year long mentoring program for artists with disability in WA

This report captures the evaluation approach and results from a year-long multi-partnered project and exhibition, called HERE&NOW13, aimed at developing artistic skills and enhancing the social inclusion of artists with disability in efforts to elevate contemporary disability arts practice in WA.

High Growth Jobs Talented Candidates Early Learnings Report

This early learnings report highlights findings from the High Growth Jobs Talented Candidates (HGJTC) project, a demand-led brokerage model which is being delivered by AND in partnership with SVA as part of the NSW Government’s Employment Enablement Strategy.

High Growth Jobs, Talented Candidates Early learnings

Statistics show that labour force participation rates for people with disability haven't improved in the last 20 years.

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Research to Action Guides

  • This Guide explores what the research evidence tells us makes a difference in group homes, and to the lives of people who live in them....
  • This Research to Action Guide promotes and supports best practice in inclusive research by providing a review of the evidence and strategies that ensure end-use...