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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, 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.

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.

Human rights and people with disabilities in closed environments

Despite the ascendancy of rights-based disability legislation over the past three decades and the subsequent deinstitutionalisation movement, people with disabilities are still housed in...

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...

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...

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...

Listening to families’ views regarding institutionalization & deinstitutionalization

This paper examines families' perspectives on institutionalisation and deinstitutionalisation in Australia. Families opposed deinstitutionalisation because they though it would negatively affect them and their relatives with intellectual disabilities.

Living circumstances of children and adults with mental retardation or developmental disabilities in the united states, canada, england and wales, and australia

The purpose of this article was to collate evidence to describe where people with mental retardation or developmental disabilities live in five developed countries: United States, Canada, England, Wales, and Australia.

Mid-term review, younger people in Residential Aded Care (YPIRAC) program

This report analyses the targets, performance and key issues associated with a residential aged care programme. The review found that the programme had positive impacts on young men with a disability.

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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...