John Gilroy


Wangkiny Yirra “Speaking Up” project: First Nations women and children with disability and their experiences of family and domestic violence

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Mandy Wilson, Cathy Garlett, Hannah McGlade, Robyn Williams, Helen Leonard
This research project aimed to engage with First Nations communities and key stakeholders in Western Australia to gain an understanding of their experiences of family violence, document their observations and experiences of barriers and/or enablers to seeking assistance and support, and make recommendations for future...

Setting an agenda for disability research in Australia: consultation report

This report presents the results of the Phase 2b consultation conducted with 974 individuals from 21 non-government organisations, including service providers and disabled peoples’ organisations, the First Nations-focused National Disability Research Agenda survey and online focus groups and in-depth interviews with people with augmentative and...

Setting an agenda for disability research in Australia: survey results

This report presents the results of a survey completed by 973 people with involvement or interest in Australian disability research. It is part of multi-phase research agenda setting exercise that has been conducted to understand existing disability research in Australia and consult with the disability...
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.