Person

Mellissa Kavenagh

Report

Disability support workers: COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and communication needs

Between March and April 2021, researchers from the University of Melbourne and UNSW Canberra conducted an online survey of over 350 disability support workers (DSWs) about their opinions and needs surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. This report outlines the survey findings.
Report

Disability support workers: the forgotten workforce during COVID-19

This research report describes the findings from a national survey of 357 disability support workers (DSWs) conducted online between May and June 2020.
Fact sheet

Violence against people with disability: differences by impairment

In Australia the extent and nature of violence against people with disability varies by impairment. This fact sheet is third in a series on violence against people with disability in Australia and is based on current data for men and women aged 18-64 years.
Fact sheet

Intimate partner violence against people with disability in Australia

In Australia people with disability are more likely to experience violence by a partner than people without disability. This fact sheet is part of a series on violence against people with disability in Australia and is based on current data for men and women aged...
Fact sheet

Violence against young people with disability in Australia

In Australia, young people with disability report high rates of violence. This fact sheet is the second in a series on violence against people with disability in Australia and is based on current data for men and women