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John Gilroy

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Journal article

Importance of land, family and culture for a good life: remote Aboriginal people with disability and carers

This article discusses the challenges associated with accessing services and supports in remote communities that can impact on a good life for Aboriginal people with disability.
Journal article

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disability prevalence: making sense of multiple estimates and definitions

In this paper, data collected about disability in Australia are examined, in particular for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) peoples. Data on the prevalence of disability in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations is an essential component of effective disability policy, planning and implementation.
Report

Walykumunu nyinaratjaku: to live a good life

This is the final report for the collaborative research project that examined what makes a good life for Aboriginal people with a disability from the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Lands.
Report

The needs of carers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in foster care in Australia: a systematic literature review, July 2018

Recent research into the pressures on the out-of-home care (OOHC) system concluded that there was a limited amount of research driven by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community itself, which indicates that Indigenous voices are not being adequately captured. This silencing means that the...
Policy report

NDIS and psychosocial disability – the Victorian story: Insights and policy recommendations from expert stakeholders

This report finds that while only around 10% of Victorians living with severe mental illness are expected to be eligible for the NDIS, critical community mental health services, supporting all Victorians living with severe mental illness, are being decommissioned to fund the scheme.