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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.

Psychiatric care of adults with intellectual disabilities: changing perceptions over a decade

In this study, psychiatrists expressed their opinions about training and clients' service needs. The study highlights a need for more clinical training and specialist clinical services.

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.

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.

Redefining Welfare: Australian Social Policy and Practice

The present paper outlines and analyzes Australia’s welfare reform policies as they have been implemented over the past decade.

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.

Research on the need for two care workers in a community setting

This report is a summary of the findings. The guidelines are a separate document with specific considerations for determining the need and alternatives to two care workers.

Review of evaluation process, State Disability Services Tasmania DHHS

This paper aims to review the current evaluation instrument; relate the evaluation process to the requirements of the Evaluation Unit (EU), the Funding Unit, and service providers; and negotiate evaluation process issues / proposed changes with the stakeholder.

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