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Rural, regional and remote health: indicators of health status and determinants of health

This report focuses on a comprehensive range of health issues concerning people living in rural, regional and remote Australia.

Rural, regional and remote health: indicators of health system performance

This report focuses on a comprehensive range of health issues concerning people living in regional and remote Australia.

School Assessment Policies Across Australia for Students with Special Needs

This paper examines the assessment policies across Australia.

Service user group preferences of social work students in seven countries

This paper examined the commitment of social work graduates to disadvantaged populations. The graduates showed the highest preference for working with victims of abuse. By contrast, preference for working with people with a disability was relatively low.

Shifting Models of Welfare: Issues in Relocation from an Institution and the Organization of Community Living

This is a study on the closure of institutions and relocation of people with intellectual disabilities to community living in several Australian communities.

Shifts in the model of service delivery in intellectual disability in Victoria

This paper explores some of the recent policy shifts in the field of intellectual disability and examines the dilemmas they pose and the major questions to be addressed in this field.

Social Policy and Society

Social Policy and Society

Social Policy and Society is an international academic journal sponsored by the UK Social Policy Association. The journal welcomes stimulating original articles that draw upon contemporary policy-related research and associated developments in the social sciences.

Social Work Research in the Field of Disability in Australia: A Scoping Review

This scoping review of empirical research papers published by Australian social work authors between 2007 and 2015 investigated the quantity, nature, and scope of social work research on disability in Australia.

Suicide prevention training after traumatic brain injury: Evaluation of a staff training workshop.

This study evaluated a suicide prevention training workshop for staff working in the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The workshop was effective in increasing staff knowledge and skills.

Supplementary Disability Survey, 2016

The key preliminary findings from the first Supplementary Disability Survey, which uses a definition of disability that is intended to be comparable across countries.

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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...