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Sector development and sustainability

The Asia-Pacific Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (ACSIP)

The Asia-Pacific Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (ACSIP) is committed to promoting and advancing social investment and philanthropy amongst all sectors in Australia and throughout the Asia Pacific Region.

The Development of Questionnaire for Longitudinal Study on the Social and Economic Participation of People with Disability

This report outlines a four stage questionnaire development process for the study of the social and economic participation of people with disability.

The funding of vocational education and training for students with disabilities

The aim of this study was to investigate how the vocational education and training system currently allocates funds to support students with a disability and what other funding models may provide more effective support.

The Implementation of the NDIS: Who Wins, Who Loses?

This paper outlines potential threats or risks of the NDIS from the perspective of not-for-profit organisations, workers in the sector and people with disability. It draws on recent reports on the sector, person-centred models of funding and care, the NDIS and past experience.

The National Disability Research and Development Agenda

This report aims to provides a comprehensive picture of the current state of disability research in Australia, exploring and determining any gaps.

The nature and impact of caring for family members

This report aims to examine the effect of caring on family and social relationships; documents the social, emotional, physical and financial impact on families of caring for a person with a disability; and examine the effect of caring on labour force status.

The social dynamics of the interview: age, class, and gender

This article seeks to explore how interviewers and interviewees respond to the structural factors shaping the social dynamics of the interview to produce accounts of social life.

The Third Sector Research Centre

This resource aims to enhance knowledge of the sector through independent and critical research, giving a better understanding of the value of the sector and how this can be maximised.

The Vexed Question of Market Stewardship in the Public Sector: Examining Equity and the Social Contract through the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme

Personalized care and market-based approaches to public service provision have gained prominence in a range of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries. Australia has...

Third sector in transition–A question of sustainability for community service organizations and the sector?

This paper sough to examine how market reforms impacted on nonprofit disability organizations in Queensland and Victoria. A conceptual framework for sustainability of the community service sector is presented.

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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...