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Housing and the built environment

Housing and Indigenous people living with a disability: lived experiences of housing and community infrastructure

This project examines access to appropriate housing for Indigenous people with a disability living in stage one areas of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Housing assistance in Australia 2011

This report provides information on housing assistance in government, not-for-profit and the private sector, focusing on the housing assistance provided to special needs groups including Indigenous Australians, young and older Australians, and people with special needs.

Housing assistance in Australia 2011

Housing assistance in Australia 2011 is a compendium style publication which provides readers with information about housing assistance in each segment of the housing sector: government, not-for-profit and the private sector.

Housing assistance in Australia 2012

This report looks at housing assistance in the government, not-for-profit and private sector segments in Australia in 2011-12.

How much disability is long term?

The research followed a small sample of clients of a community nursing service, assessed their level of disability when entering the service and tracked their level of disability after three months.

Improving Quality of Life Outcomes in Supported Accommodation for People with Intellectual Disability: What Makes a Difference?

This research is a realist review of the literature that addresses variables influencing quality of life outcomes in supported accommodation, and review the strength of supporting evidence for these.

Is there a role for adult protection services in the lives of young people with disabilities transitioning from out-of-home care?

Many care leavers with disabilities face difficulties as they transition from out-of-home care (OoHC), and suffer multiple, ongoing forms of disadvantage after they leave care. This paper is drawn...

It's No Palace; boarding houses: the sector, its clientele and its future

Boarding houses provide low-cost accommodation to some of the most marginal and disadvantaged members of our community.

Listening to families' views regarding institutionalization & deinstitutionalization

Little attempt has been made in Australia to examine families’ perspectives on institutionalization and deinstitutionalisation. This study examines families’ perspectives and attitudes about...

Measuring the impact of housing on people with schizophrenia

This research project provides an in-depth examination of people with schizophrenia and the impact of living in their own home compared to living in a boarding house.

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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...