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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.

Housing assistance in Australia, 2016

Housing assistance in Australia 2016 provides information relating to government funded provision of social housing, rent assistance, home purchase assistance and support services to help households maintain their tenancies.

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...

Labour market impacts from disability onset

This paper investigates how the onset of disability affects employment among working age people. Using data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey, it examines...

Leaving a licensed boarding house: transcending trans-institutionalisation with person-centred transitions

While de-institutionalisation set out with the laudable aim to improve the quality of life of people with disability, the untethering of accommodation from support services has in some cases led...

Making Life Good in the Community. Measures of resident outcomes and staff perceptions of the move from an institution

This report presents findings from a large-scale outcome survey which provides insight to the impact of de-institutionalisation to people with an intellectual disability, who were former residents of Kew Residential Services.

Managers’ views of skilled support

Managers of supported accommodation services were interviewed to explore service aims and the nature of, and challenges in providing, skilled support.

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...