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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: acquired brain injury

This bulletin examines acquired brain injury (ABI) in Australia: its causes, the prevalence and severity of disability related to ABI, and the needs of people with ABI in various aspects of life.

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 in Australia: trends in prevalence, education, employment and community living

This bulletin overviews disability prevalence trends over 20 years, including how people frame their disability and its causes.

Disability support services 2003-04: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory disability agreement

This report presents data on services provided or funded by governments under the Commonwealth State/Territory disability agreement (CSTDA), and the people accessing these services between 1 July 2003 and 30 June 2004.

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 support services: services provided under the National Disability Agreement 2010-11

This report presents data collected in the Disability Services National Minimum Data Set (DS

NMDS) on disability support services that were provided under the National Disability

Agreement (NDA).

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings

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 June to November 2003.

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2012

Contains summary results from the 2012 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC) conducted throughout Australia during the period August 2012 to March 2013.

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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...