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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.

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.

Profiling non-government community service organisations in NSW summary report

This report outlines findings from a 2012 survey of non-government organisations (NGOs) that provide community services in NSW.

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.

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

Australia.

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 summary: Disability organisations in the New South Wales community service sector

This research summary provides information about community sector organisations that provide disability services, their experiences of operating in New South Wales, and their relationships with government.

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.

Review: A systematic review of quality of life measures for people with intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviours

This paper reviewed disability literature to propose a suitable quality of life (QOL) measure. The proposed instrument can be used for people with intellectual disability (ID) to pinpoint psychometrically sound measures.

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