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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...

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 critique of the productivity commission's cost-benefit analysis in the 'disability care and support' report

In its 2011 NDIS report, the Productivity Commission rationalises its policy recommendation by means of a cost-benefit analysis, claiming that 'the benefits of the [National Disability Insurance]...

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.

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.

Audit of Disability Research in Australia

The Audit of Disability Research provides a comprehensive picture of the state of disability research in Australia in 2014.

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...