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'Reasonable and necessary' care: the challenge of operationalising the NDIS policy principle in allocating disability care in Australia

Disability reform in Australia centres on a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), which aims to provide lifelong, individualised support based on the principle of 'reasonable and necessary'...

"There's No Other Way to Describe It": Images of Disability and Challenging Behaviour on "A Current Affair"

This paper urges educators in Australia to become more actively involved in responding to the popular culture construction of disability as it takes place in the mainstream media. It is argued...

“They need to be able to have walked in our shoes”: What people with intellectual disability say about National Disability Insurance Scheme planning

This article seeks to explore the person-centred planning that enables people with intellectual disability to make decisions that enable them to lead a life they deem meaningful within the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

A Profile of Respite Service Providers in New South Wales

This study examined the profile of respite services in the Australian state of New South Wales and explored respite providers’ views of the factors influencing respite use, and their expectations of respite services, including delivery.

Accountability in Public Service Quasi-markets: The Case of the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme

Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) represents the latest in a worldwide shift towards individualised funding models for the delivery of care services. However, market-based...

Analysing Choice in Australian Individual Funding Disability Policies

The Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will allocate funding packages to people with disability who are assessed as needing paid support. The NDIS is an example of individual...

Annual report 2013–14 Victorian Department of Human Services

This report addresses the goals of the Victorian Department of Human Services and the degree to which they have been met in the 2013-14 year.

Audit of Disability Research in Australia Update Report 2017

This report assesses the nature and content of Australian disability research published since 2014, and how it has changed since the Audit undertaken in 2013.

Australia's health 2008: the eleventh biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia's health 2008 is the nation's premier source of statistics and informed commentary on: - patterns and determinants of health and illness- health across the life stages- the supply and use of health services- expenditure and workforce- and health sector performance.

Australia's welfare 2011 : the tenth biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia's welfare 2011 is the tenth biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. It is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of national information on welfare services in Australia.

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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...