People with disabilities--Government policy

Discussion paper
2 March 2017

This Issues Paper addresses two primary questions: first, how will outcomes for NDIS participants vary in different urban contexts and domains? And, second, in what ways will the NDIS drive wider...

25 November 2016

With disability support providers critical to the success of the NDIS, it’s vital they are involved in co-design of the scheme, including pricing, and a clear plan is in place to help further with...

21 November 2016

This study set out to examine rates of disability and levels of access to the Child Disability Allowance in Otara, which is a low socio-economic suburb of Auckland, New Zealand

28 September 2016

Four organisations in the disability sector share how and why they responded to sector changes by launching an innovation strategy.

20 June 2016

This publication presents aggregated demographic information about the people with disabilities who have been allocated NZ Ministry of Health funded disability support.

26 May 2016

Final report from the Victorian Parliament's Family and Community Development Committee into abuse within the disability services sector.

3 May 2016

Young people with disability living in nursing homes are one of the most marginalised and isolated groups of people in our society. More than 6,200 people under the age of 65 are stuck in nursing...

29 January 2016

This report details a social action research project with groups of children and young people with disability and their parents. The groups conducted research and provided peer support about their...

Foster, Michael
Henman, Paul
Tilse, Cheryl
Fleming, Jennifer
Allen, Shelley
Harrington, Rosamund

Disability reform in Australia centres on a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), which aims to provide lifelong, individualised support based on the principle of 'reasonable and necessary' care. As a universal rights‑based scheme it represents a historical shift in...

2 December 2015

2016 ALP election campaign policy relating to fuding for disability advocacy services.