Organisation

Social Policy Research Centre (UNSW)

Owning Institution:
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Australian homelessness monitor 2020

The Australian Homelessness Monitor examines the changes in the scale and nature of homelessness in Australia, as well as how social, economic and policy drivers influence these changes. Recent research shows that the national homelessness rate is set to surge, as short-term coronavirus and housing...
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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: shining a light on social transformation

Australia has not made adequate progress in achieving rights for people with disability since the onset of demands within its community 60 years ago, according to this paper by researchers from the University of NSW Social Policy Research Centre.
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National Disability Insurance Scheme: people who self manage their NDIS plan

This report is from a research project that explores what helps people to self-manage their NDIS plan. It scans the current conditions in Australia that help or hinder NDIS self-management, and what resources can include people who are left behind.
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Working in new disability markets: a survey of Australia's disability workforce

This report is based on a nationwide survey of more than 2,300 responses from across the disability sector in March 2020. It reveals that a key concern for workers is the rising casualisation of the workforce, with many staff having to work less than full...
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The disability workforce and COVID-19: initial experiences of the outbreak

This report provides analysis of workers’ experiences of delivering disability services and supports in the early stages of the outbreak of COVID-19 in Australia. Data is drawn from a survey of disability workers conducted in March 2020.