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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 draws attention to the negative images and stereotypes about young people with challenging behaviours and disability. It requests Australian educators and researchers to critique sensationalised and negative representation of people with disability in the mainstream media.

“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.

2014 State of the Not for Profit Sector Survey

Pro Bono Australia’s State of the Sector Survey 2014 seeks to provide a voice for all those with an interest in the Not for Profit sector – especially Pro Bono Australia’s subscribers and other stakeholders that contribute to the performance of the sector

A 'no-fault' cerebral palsy pension scheme would benefit all Australians

This article seeks to explore a ‘no-fault’ cerebral palsy pension scheme.

A Comparative Study of Social Policy Transfer: The Adoption of Anti-Discrimination Policy in the United Kingdom and Australia

This article focuses on the extent of the convergence of disability policies between the United Kingdom, Australia and the USA, and the variables that affected social policy transfer in each nation.

A snapshot of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities using specialist disability services in Australia, 2002

This article provides a snapshot of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities using specialist disability services in Australia on a 2002 snapshot date.

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...

Action Research final project report

This toolkit provides resources for practitioners wanting to use action research in the ongoing improvement of service delivery, sometimes in partnership with other providers.

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.

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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...