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The challenge of implementing state disability policy to achieve second generation rights for people with disabilities

This paper draws on the policy implementation literature and uses the Victorian State Disability Plan as an exemplar to explore the tasks, obstacles, tensions and conflicts of implementing disability policy.

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 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 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 International Journal of Leadership in Public Services

The International Journal of Leadership in Public Services draws together the best international research and lived experiences of leadership to address current issues in the delivery of public services.

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 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...

The Way Forward - A New Disability Policy Framework for Australia

The Way Forward - A New Disability Policy Framework for Australia

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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...