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How will the NDIS change Australian cities? - Study

The NDIS will directly affect the lives of close to half a million people with a disability as well as their formal and informal support providers. This article seeks to explore the impacts of the NDIS on Australian cities over the first decade of its full implementation.

I-CAN : instrument to classify support needs for people with disability

This article seeks to explore the usability of I-CAN: an instrument that aims to assess the frequency and intensity of support needs for people with disability.

Individual funding for disability support: What are the implications for accountability?

A range of different countries have experimented with the concept of individualised funding and self-directed support, particularly for long term care. With the introduction of the National...

Individual funding: Building community capacity through action research

People with self-directed supports feel they have a greater amount of choice and control compared to people who have support packages from service providers.

Informational requirements and client-centred disability care: Issues, problems and prospects in Australia

Client and patient-centred care have become watchwords in policies to transform social and health care systems in both Australia and the UK. In this article we argue that much of the success of...

Institute for Volunteering Research

The Institute for Volunteering Research (IVR) is a world-class research and consultancy agency specialising in volunteering. We undertake research, consultancy and evaluation projects to help improve policy and practice. For our free volunteering report

Integrated Market, Sector and Workforce Strategy

This Strategy, developed as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is in trial phase, provides a vision of what a robust and mature NDIS market will look like and how it will function.

Intellectual Disability Australasia (IDA)

Disability Australasia (IDA) is the news magazine of the Australasian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability. IDA is published four times annually - in March, June, September and December.

Issues affecting therapist workforce and service delivery in the disability sector in rural and remote New South Wales, Australia: perspectives of policymakers, managers and senior therapists

This study reports on services to people with disabilities in rural and remote NSW. Professionals raised concerns about workforce and service delivery.

Key Elements of Child Safe Organisations

This research, for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, identifies key elements of child safe organisations, including the needs of children with disability.

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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...