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Planning for a sustainable disability sector

It is evident from the consultations conducted for this project, that the sector and specifically the service provider organisations, want clarity in the design of the scheme. In simple terms, they stated that it is hard to plan if you do not know what you are planning for.

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.

Public Value Management: A Case Study of Transition in Disability Sector Reform in Western Australia

Public Value Management is explored through a case study of a public-community sector partnership strategy called the positive behaviour framework, a WA Government initiative designed to transform services for people with disability.

Public Value Management: A Case Study of Transitional Change in Disability Sector Reform in Western Australia

This paper explores the concept of public value management (PVM) through a case study of a public–community sector partnership strategy called the positive behaviour framework (PBF). PBF is a state government initiative designed to transform services for people with disabilities.

Realising Possibilities: Annual Report 2012-13

The Sax Institute is a not-for-profit organisation that acts as a bridge between researchers and health decision makers.

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 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.

Review of evaluation process, State Disability Services, Tasmania DHHS : a report

This report reviews the current evaluation instrument, benchmark it against relevant alternatives, and evaluate the current assessment procedurces in Tasmania and relate the evaluation process to the requirements of the Evaluation Unit (EU), the Funding Unit, and service providers.

Rewards in a non-profit organisation : a case study

This article seeks to explore how extrinsic versus intrinsic rewards are viewed by workers in a non-profit organisation working with people with disabilities.

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