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CareCareers

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

Checklists for general practitioner diagnosis of depression in adults with intellectual disability

Researchers assessed two tools used for diagnosis and management of depression in adults with intellectual disability. The two checklists were almost similar. The carer checklist was more suitable than the GP tool.

Competition Policy Review: Final Report, March 2015

This report reviews Australia’s competition policy, laws and institutions, and provides a stocktake of the competition policy framework across the Australian economy.

Current and future demand for specialist disability services

This report aims to determine the levels of unmet demand for services under the CSTDA, as well as how this is to change in the future.

Decent working conditions for care workers? The intersections of employment regulation, the funding market and gender norms

This article documents key intersections and tensions between labour regulation, the regulatory force of the funding market and gender norms, and their impact not only on wages, but also on the meagre working time standards that currently exist for many frontline care workers.

Developing a Consistent Approach to Determining Priority for HACC Services

This paper reports on the development of a Priority of Access tool for Home and Community Care services provided by local governments in the Western Metropolitan Region of Victoria.

Disability and Society

Disability and Society is an international journal providing a focus for debate about such issues as human rights, discrimination, definitions, policy and practices.

Disability Care and Support, Productivity Commission

This Productivity Commission report explains what is wrong with the current arrangements and how to improve them. It shows how a new system would work for people with a disability and their families, and how it would provide benefits for the community as

Disability citizenship: an Australian human rights analysis of the cultural industries

This paper takes direction from social approaches to disability that place the experience of people with disabilities (PwD) at the centre of the research paradigm by examining this population’s human rights’ experiences in their cultural life in the Australian context.

Disability discrimination and higher education in England and Wales and Australia compared

The purpose of this article is to examine the approach taken in both jurisdictions towards the use of the anti-discrimination statutes and consider the effectiveness of the legislation in preventing discrimination on the ground of disability in higher education.

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Research to Action Guides

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