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Disability discrimination and immigration in Australia

Migration applications were refused on the grounds of disability. A Federal Court decision in favour of applicants with disability raises questions about the validity of medical reports provided about potential migrants. This paper addresses this issue in details.

Disability in Australia: acquired brain injury

This bulletin examines acquired brain injury (ABI) in Australia: its causes, the prevalence and severity of disability related to ABI, and the needs of people with ABI in various aspects of life.

Disability in Australia: intellectual disability

This report provides information about the prevalence of intellectual disability and related health conditions. The analyses focus on outcomes of participation in major life areas.

Disability in Australia: multiple disabilities and need for assistance

This report examines the severity of disability and complex support needs of people with multiple disabilities in Australia. It stresses the need for providing appropriate and adequate support services for people with different types and degrees of disability.

Disability in Australia: trends in prevalence, education, employment and community living

This bulletin overviews disability prevalence trends over 20 years, including how people frame their disability and its causes.

Disability support services 2000, national data on services provided under the Commonwealth/State Disability Agreement

This report provides estimates relating to a single day (‘snapshot day’) and deals with: 1) consumers and their characteristics; 2) services received; and 3) numbers of service outlets for CSDA-funded services.

Disability support services 2003-04: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory disability agreement

This report presents data on services provided or funded by governments under the CSTDA, and the people accessing these services between 1 July 2003 and 30 June 2004.

Disability support services 2003-04: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory disability agreement

This report presents data on services provided or funded by governments under the Commonwealth State/Territory disability agreement (CSTDA), and the people accessing these services between 1 July 2003 and 30 June 2004.

Disability support services 2004-05: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement

This report provides information on the service outlets funded under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement (CSTDA) and the people who use these services.

Disability updates: children with disabilities

This bulletin updates information on disability among Australian children (aged up to 14 years).

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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...