Centre for Disability Research and Policy (USyd)

Report

Physical violence and property crime reported by people with and without disability in New South Wales 2002–2015

Exposure to violence is damaging to people's personal health and wellbeing and can limit their social, civic and economic participation in society. We know that people with disabilities are more likely to witness and be the victims of violence, including violent criminal acts, than their...
Technical report

A fair go? Inequality, wellbeing and Australian adults with disabilities 2001–2015

People with disabilities are at risk of being disadvantaged in many areas of their lives. In 2008 Australia ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). In doing so, Australia entered in to an international obligation to progressively realise the rights...
Report

Audit of disability research in Australia update report 2017

The initial Audit of Disability Research in Australia was published online in July 2014, and included scientific and grey literature, government and non-government research reports. The current Audit of Disability Research in Australia Update Report 2017, hereafter referred to Audit Update 2017 was commissioned by...
Technical report

Mind the gap: the National Disability Insurance Scheme and psychosocial disability

The gaps and solutions raised in this report should not be seen as a fundamental criticism of the NDIS or the NDIA, which is an important step forward in disability reform in Australia. Instead, they should be viewed as a way of adding national psychosocial...
Policy report

Transition to retirement

This bulletin describes the implementation and evaluation of the Transition to Retirement (TTR) program that was examined in a three-year collaborative program of applied research involving university researchers and disability service providers.