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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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Mura Collection Catalogue

AIATSIS promote knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, traditions, languages and stories, past and present.

CareCareers

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

Centre for Disability Studies

CDS works with NGOs, Government, People with Disability, family members, and other stakeholders doing research, evaluation and training projects.

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.

Closing the Gap Clearinghouse

A clearinghouse for research and evaluation evidence on what works to overcome Indigenous disadvantage.

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.

Cost of Providing Specialist Disability Services and Communities Services in Queensland

This report focuses on service delivery and organisational expenditure data for 30 service delivery types funded by the Disability Services Queensland (DSQ) and the Department of Communities (DOC). It identified factors influencing service delivery expenditure.

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.

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.

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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...