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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 Campbell Collaboration

The Campbell Collaboration (C2) is an international research organization that helps people make well-informed decisions by preparing, maintaining and disseminating systematic reviews on the effects of interventions within the areas of education, crime an

The effectiveness of services led or run by consumers in mental health: rapid review of evidence for recovery oriented outcomes

There is a small but steadily growing number of research studies showing that services controlled and run by people with lived experience of mental illness (“Consumer-operated services”) are effective in supporting recovery.

The ICF as a framework for national data: the introduction of ICF into Australian data dictionaries

This article describes how work on disability concepts and classification as well as the preparation of national data dictionaries have been carried out in Australia.

The ICF as a framework for national data: the introduction of ICF into Australian data dictionaries

This article describes how work on disability concepts and classification as well as the preparation of national data dictionaries have been carried out in...

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 need for and provision of human services in the ACT

This report gathers the most current data accessible by the AIHW and relevant to analysis of the need for and provision of human services in the ACT.

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 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...