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This report utilises qualitative interview data from disability service providers during the roll out of the NDIS to examine the effects of the introduction of a more competitive environment on collaborative working between providers who had historical relationships of working together.
How is the disability sector faring? A report from National Disability Services’ annual market survey 2019
This report evaluates the health of the disability sector in Australia and considers the impact caused by the rollout of the NDIS.
How is the disability sector faring? A report from National Disability Services’ annual market survey 2020
This survey provides insight into service-provider’s perceptions of the NDIS, the operating environment for the sector and financial sustainability. The 2019 survey found the operating environment for the sector, particularly prices, have improved on previous years. However, there continues to be uncertainty and concern about...
This paper was commissioned to better understand how service mapping can support decision-making related to human services but focussed on services accessed by people with disability.
While the NDIS promises to improve the lives of more than 400,000 Australians with a disability, the scheme has been marred by a range of implementation challenges. In particular, there has been much concern over 'thin' markets. This report draws together the international literature on...
Women’s experiences of accessing individualized disability supports: gender inequality and Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme
This article draws on data collected in an exploratory study about the experiences of women seeking disability support through the NDIS. The objectives were to identify possible gendered barriers to applying for and receiving adequate support through the NDIS, and to suggest directions for future...
Good health is not guaranteed for all Australians. The authors of this paper argue that policy must address issues of access and appropriate care so no one is left behind.
This article reviews evidence regarding the influence of flexible work time on health behaviour and outcomes as relevant to Australia and New Zealand.