You are here: HomeSafety and security

Current CADR projects

Download a summary of our current projects;

We want to hear from you!

Help us improve the CADR clearing house

Safety and security

Proposed National Disability Insurance Scheme: Human Rights Analysis

This report provides an analysis of the recommendations contained in the Productivity Commission Disability Care and Support Draft Report and key human rights principles that may arise with respect to varying rights conventions and declarations.

Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents with Autism Compared to Young People with Intellectual Disability

This study investigates the level and pattern of emotional and behavioural problems in young people with autism compared with children with intellectual disability (ID).

Public Value Management: A Case Study of Transition in Disability Sector Reform in Western Australia

Public Value Management is explored through a case study of a public-community sector partnership strategy called the positive behaviour framework, a WA Government initiative designed to transform services for people with disability.

Reducing Vulnerability to Harm in Adults With Cognitive Disabilities in the Australian Criminal Justice System

This study compiled longitudinal administrative data from all criminal justice and human service agencies in New South Wales to examine life-course pathways for persons who had served time in prison in New South Wales and whose mental health and cognitive disability diagnoses were available.

Restraint and seclusion of people on compulsory treatment orders in Victoria, Australia in 2008–2009

This paper describes the characteristics of people with a developmental disability who were subjected to restraint and seclusion in Victoria. It offers some recommendations for professionals working in this field.

Safeguarding People’s Right to be Free from Abuse

This is the first of a series of Occasional Papers which we will produce on ‘Learning from Complaints’. These papers will cover key issues and learnings identified from our analysis of the themes arising from complaints made about disability services.

Security design based on social and cultural practice: sharing of passwords

This paper examines the routine sharing of passwords for online banking among married and de facto couples, Aboriginal users and people with disability in Australia.

Sexual assault in Supported Residential Services: Four case studies

This report presents four selected case studies involving allegations of violence and abuses towards residents of Supported Residential Services (SRSs), many of whom have some form of cognitive impairment.

Single Participant Studies in Positive Behaviour Support for Parents of Individuals with Brain Injuries

This paper reported the results of three single participant studies which examined effects of in-home parent-implemented Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) interventions on behaviour of individuals with brain injuries.

Sterilization of Girls and Women With Intellectual Disabilities: Past and Present Justifications

This article describes findings from empirical research examining sterilization applications for minors made to the Family Court of Australia between 1992 and 1999.

Published Literature
Academic Literature
Published Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Published Literature
Academic Literature
Published Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
green strip

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...