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"No-man's-land" between Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and the Disability Service Sector

The aim of this paper is to draw attention to a significant and growing tension that exists between the application of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) legislation and the obligations of disability service providers under disability legislation and funding agreements with governments.

"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.

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

Access to real learning: the impact of policy, funding and culture on students with disability

This report describes barriers to education access and attainment, the true cost to the community of those barriers, current funding arrangements in Australia, and strategies to better support students with disability.

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 - 2014 Department of Social Services

This report describes the operations and performance of the Australian Government's Department of Social Services during 2013–14. This report was prepared according to parliamentary reporting requirements and legislative requirements.

Assessment of acquired brain injury in Aboriginal

This project aimed to develop best practice guidelines for engagement and assessment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons with acquired brain injury and their communities.

Australia's welfare 2007 is the eighth biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

This report aims to provide a general, yet comprehensive, set of evidence regarding welfare in Australia, covering children, ageing, disability and housing.

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...