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This report presents the findings of the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection for 2012-13, and describes the clients who received specialist homelessness support, the assistance they sought and were provided, and the outcomes achieved for those clients.
An estimated 244,000 Australians...
The Closing the Gap Clearinghouse was established by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to bring together research and evaluation evidence on overcoming disadvantage for Indigenous Australians.
This report and its appendices summarise the findings of the Clearinghouse on what works in relation to...
This paper outlines a range of principles and actions that the Australia Council has committed to over the next triennium to ensure people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in and contribute to the arts.
Our plan focuses on the...
On 23 July 2013, the then Attorney-General of Australia, the Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP, asked the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to conduct an Inquiry focused on Commonwealth laws and legal frameworks that deny or diminish the equal recognition of people with disability as...
Entry into residential aged care can be challenging, with its changes to routine, loss of independence and physical relocation to a new environment. The presence of depression adds to this. Depression is a serious but manageable condition that can affect a person's quality of life,...
This first issue publication presents output and statistical results from the 2011 Migrants Census Data Enhancement (CDE) Project, one of the several projects undertaken following the 2011 Census. It involves linking data from the 2011 Census to data from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship's...
This Resource Sheet examines evidence for the effectiveness of mentoring programs in helping to set Indigenous young people at risk of engaging in antisocial and risky behaviours on healthier life pathways.
Mentoring is a relationship intervention strategy that research is showing...
In recognition of the differences in understanding concepts of home and homelessness, the Australian Bureau of Statistics is undertaking further engagement to inform estimation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander homelessness. This discussion paper outlines some of the key themes identified and provides a basis...
In 2011-12, Australian governments spent $6.9 billion on disability support services under the National Disability Agreement, accessed by more than 317,600 people
This report recommends stricter limits to reduce the number people with disabilities being sterilised without their consent.