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“There’s No Other Way to Describe it”: Images of Disability and Challenging Behaviour on a Current Affair

This paper draws attention to the negative images and stereotypes about young people with challenging behaviours and disability. It requests Australian educators and researchers to critique sensationalised and negative representation of people with disability in the mainstream media.

A critique of the productivity commission's cost-benefit analysis in the 'disability care and support' report

In its 2011 NDIS report, the Productivity Commission rationalises its policy recommendation by means of a cost-benefit analysis, claiming that 'the benefits of the [National Disability Insurance]...

A snapshot of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities using specialist disability services in Australia, 2002

This article provides a snapshot of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities using specialist disability services in Australia on a 2002 snapshot date.

Action Research final project report

This toolkit provides resources for practitioners wanting to use action research in the ongoing improvement of service delivery, sometimes in partnership with other providers.

Analysis of workforce indicators suitable for the ageing, disability and home care sectors: final report

This report presents the findings of a research project undertaken to inform the development of workforce indicators for use in the ageing, disability and home care field in New South Wales.

Annual Report 2013 - 2014 Department of Social Services

This report describes the operations and performance of the Australian Government's Department of Social Services during 2013–14. This report was prepared according to parliamentary reporting requirements and legislative requirements.

Assessment of acquired brain injury in Aboriginal

This project aimed to develop best practice guidelines for engagement and assessment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons with acquired brain injury and their communities.

Audit of Disability Research in Australia Update Report 2017

This report assesses the nature and content of Australian disability research published since 2014, and how it has changed since the Audit undertaken in 2013.

Australia's health 2008: the eleventh biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia's health 2008 is the nation's premier source of statistics and informed commentary on: - patterns and determinants of health and illness- health across the life stages- the supply and use of health services- expenditure and workforce- and health sector performance.

Australia's welfare 2007 is the eighth biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

This report aims to provide a general, yet comprehensive, set of evidence regarding welfare in Australia, covering children, ageing, disability and housing.

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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...