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Australia’s national disability insurance scheme: looking back to shape the future

Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform how people with a disability are served. Similar to the enactment of the Disability...

Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) is the independent national regulator of charities.

Australian Community Sector Survey 2013 National Report

The Australian Community Sector Survey 2013 (ACSS) presents the findings from the ACOSS annual survey of community services across Australia. The survey was conducted between March and June 2013 and covers the period from 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare is a major national information and statistics agency that provides authoritative information and statistics on Australia’s health and welfare. AIHW are an independent statutory agency in the Health and Agein

Being a valuable contributor on the frontline: The self-perception of staff in group homes for people with intellectual disability

Group home frontline staff have a critical role in implementing service policies. This study explores the self-perception of frontline staff about their role in group homes for people with intellectual disability.

Bodies in motion: critical issues between disability studies and multicultural studies

This article seeks to examine disability studies as a position from which multicultural studies can be questioned.


Carecareers is a not-for-profit recruitment initiative aimed at increasing attraction and retention within the community care and disability sector.

Carers in Australia: assisting frail older people and people with a disability

This report is concerned with the work of those who provide care to adults and children who require the assistance of others because of disability, including age-related frailty. Such work is widely referred to as ‘informal care’.

Creating your theory of change: NPC’s practical guide

This practical guide draws on work with clients and partners over several years to help organisations of all shapes and sizes think through the theory of change process from beginning to end.

Culture in Better Group Homes for People With Intellectual Disability at Severe Levels

In depth qualitative case studies were conducted in 3 well performing group homes using participant observation and interviews. The insights from this study provide knowledge to guide service development and evaluation.

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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...