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Collaboration as a Strategic Service in Government Online Communities

This study investigates strategic innovation changes designed to facilitate collaboration among online communities in NSW.

Content analysis of school anti-bullying policies: a comparison between New Zealand and Victoria, Australia

This article seeks to undertake a detailed analysis of the content of anti-bullying policies in schools in New Zealand (NZ) and Victoria, Australia.

Current developments in Australia: School safety and disability discrimination—Purvis v. New South Wales (Department of Education and Training)

Some behaviours by students with a disability in schools raise questions about the security and safety of other students and inclusive education. This paper discusses a court case relating to this problem.

Dental admissions in children under two years–a total‐population investigation

This paper describes dental and oral cavity admissions and associated factors in children under two years of age. A range of factors such as sex, location, having birth defects and being Indigenous influenced hospital admissions.

Disobedient behaviours in children with intellectual disability

This study tests the hypothesis that disobedient behaviours in children with intellectual disability can appear when when faced with tasks inappropriate for their mental age.

Family caregivers: Russian‐speaking Australian women's access to welfare support

This paper explores how Australian social policy and Russian-speaking women's understanding of their roles impact on their access to welfare support. Women's past experiences and knowledge of social services together with a weak referral by practitioners were barriers to using welfare services.

Handicap International

Handicap International is an independent charity working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.

How to hear me - A resource kit for counsellors and other professionals working with people with intellectual disabilities

This book and accompanying DVD are designed to help build the capacity of mainstream counselling professionals to work with people with intellectual disability in their day-today practice.

Improving Recognition of Carers’ Skills: Literature Review

This review of the literature examined: the skills and knowledge of carers and the transferability of these to employment; the role of and approaches to supporting education and training; and approaches that support carers’ transition into education, training and employment.

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Research to Action Guides

  • This Guide explores what the research evidence tells us makes a difference in group homes, and to the lives of people who live in them....
  • This Research to Action Guide promotes and supports best practice in inclusive research by providing a review of the evidence and strategies that ensure end-use...