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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 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 2001, 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 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 CSTDA, and the people accessing these services between 1 July 2003 and 30 June 2004.

Disability support services 2007-08: 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, 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

  • 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...