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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

CareCareers

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

Carer and service providers’ experiences of individual funding models for children with a disability in rural and remote areas

Drawing on data from a larger study into therapy service delivery in a rural and remote area of New South Wales, Australia, this study describes some benefits and barriers to using individual funding (IF) to access therapy services in rural areas.

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.

Competencies of front-line managers in supported accommodation: Issues for practice and future research

This paper examines the core competencies required to be a front-line manager of supported accommodation for people with intellectual disability in Victoria, Australia.

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.

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.

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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...