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Participation and service access rights for people with intellectual disability: A role for law?

This article analyses the supported decision-making proposals from the Australian State of Victoria against international trends to determine the viability of laws reflecting new international norms of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2006.

Participation Opportunities for Adults With Intellectual Disabilities Provided by Disability Services in One Australian State

The authors undertook a study to discern the nature and extent of service user participation opportunities within a range of organizations that provide disability services in one Australian state.

Perspectives of Aboriginal people on disability and care in the Barkly Region of the Northern Territory

A report on the research undertaken by Ninti One to help determine effective support arrangements for Aboriginal people with disabilities living in the Barkley Region of the Northern Territory.

Policy, citizenship and governance: the case of disability and employment policy in Australia

Australia supports a neo-liberal understanding of welfare governance. This article seeks to examine how welfare governance aims to produce productive citizens who are able to contribute to the national goal of maintaining competitiveness in the global economy.

Pragmatist and neo-classical policy paradigms in public services: which is the better template for program design

This article seeks to explore the extent to which innovation in the disability employment sector had depended on collaboration, which competition would end.

Pricing Joint Working Group – Final Report (NDIA/NDS)

The Pricing Joint Working Group, which comprised equal representation from the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and the National Disability Services (NDS) along with two independent expert consultants, was established to address pricing issues.

Profiling non-government community service organisations in NSW: Summary Report

This report outlines findings from a survey of non-government organisations (NGOs) that provide community services in NSW.

Recruitment of speech pathologists into positions considered less attractive

This article seeks to investigate the recruitment of less attractive speech pathology positions involving positions based in rural areas or involving work people with developmental disability. Overall, such positions were not difficult to fill, although they did attract fewer applicants.

Report on government services 2013

This is an annual report on government services which provides information on the equity, efficiency and effectiveness of government services in


Report on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) by the European Union

Report on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) by the European Union, European Commission, Brussels, 5.6.2014.

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