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Disability discrimination and immigration in Australia

Migration applications were refused on the grounds of disability. A Federal Court decision in favour of applicants with disability raises questions about the validity of medical reports provided about potential migrants. This paper addresses this issue in details.

Disability in Australia: intellectual disability

This report provides information about the prevalence of intellectual disability and related health conditions. The analyses focus on outcomes of participation in major life areas.

Disability in Australia: multiple disabilities and need for assistance

This report examines the severity of disability and complex support needs of people with multiple disabilities in Australia. It stresses the need for providing appropriate and adequate support services for people with different types and degrees of disability.

Disability prevalence and trends

This report provides information about the prevalence of different types of disability in Australia. It further examined changes in population patterns of disability prevalence in Australia.

Disability support services 2000, national data on services provided under the Commonwealth/State Disability Agreement

This report provides estimates relating to a single day (‘snapshot day’) and deals with: 1) consumers and their characteristics; 2) services received; and 3) numbers of service outlets for CSDA-funded services.

Disability support services 2006-07: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement

This report provides information relating to Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement (CSTDA) -funded service outlets and users of these services, including support needs of users and informal care arrangements.

Disability support services 2009-10: report on services provided under the National Disability Agreement

This report presents 2009–10 information collected on people who used disability support services provided under the National Disability Agreement (NDA), and the agencies and outlets that provided services.

Disability updates: children with disabilities

This bulletin updates information on disability among Australian children (aged up to 14 years).

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2009

This publication presents a summary of results from the Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC) conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) throughout Australia, from April to December 2009.

Disability, caregiving and interpellation: migrant and non-migrant families of children with disabilities in urban Australia

This paper examines how migration status and carer responsibilities influenced experiences of parents who had cared for children with disabilities.

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