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This paper is a case study of House with No Steps, one of the largest disability organisations in Australia.
The disability sector in Australia is experiencing a period of unprecedented, transformational change with the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme....
Executive summary: Arthritis Australia commissioned the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at UNSW Australia to carry out research on the lived experience of people with arthritis related conditions. This report outlines the methods, findings and implications of the research.
Arthritis is the second...
Summary: This study set out to explore how accessible health and disability organisations are for Māori living with a disability and their whānau in Southland / Murihiku identifying both the barriers and the facilitators to accessibility, and, based on our findings, to make recommendations...
For young people with cognitive disability who live in regional Australia, very little is known about what helps and what hinders belonging and connection in their communities. This research addressed this gap in our knowledge by working collaboratively with young people.
NDIS expenses are entirely paid by the Commonwealth, through the NDIA. Funds are provided by Commonwealth appropriation.From 1 July 2014, the Commonwealth collects the DisabilityCare Australia (DCA) levy, 0.5% of taxable income.
This technical report details the processes undertaken to estimate the prevalence of parents with intellectual disability in the Australian population, their characteristics and living circumstance based on analysis of data available from Australian national surveys conducted by the Australian Bureau of...
This technical report details the processes undertaken to estimate the number of parents with intellectual disability on social security payments in Australia and their characteristics at a given time period.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) presents an unprecedented opportunity for Australians with permanent and significant disability to receive the lifelong support they need to pursue their goals and participate in their communities. The greater choice and control offered by the NDIS promises not only...
This Policy Bulletin is the second in an annual series reporting on the social inclusion/exclusion of young Australians with self-reported long term health conditions, impairments or disabilities. The first Policy Bulletin – Left Behind: 2013 reporting on the time period 2001-2011, reported that disabled Australian...