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Advocacy for Inclusion was approached by Disability ACT in June 2012 to assist with preparations for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). After some consideration Advocacy for Inclusion decided to undertake a research project on the readiness of people with disabilities to exercise control and...
This document reviews national and international literature and experience concerning strengthening the capacity of supply side and intermediary organisations. It synthesises lessons relevant to the Knowledge Sector Initiative in Indonesia run by Australia's Departmentment of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The key question this literature...
Dental diseases are a costly public health issue that disproportionately affect disadvantaged people.1,2 However in Australia, access to oral health care services is determined largely by the ability to pay. In recent years, there has been growing concern about inequities in access to care, with...
This report provides insights into the current practices of multicultural education and the opinions and understandings of New South Wales (NSW) public school teachers around increasing cultural and linguistic diversity in schools and the broader Australian community. The report is the outcome of the first...
Government has charged the Government Chief Information Officer (GCIO) with leading government ICT to provide system-wide assurance, enable integrated digital service delivery, and deliver sustainable business savings of $100 million per year by 2017.
The Strategy and Action Plan is the response to this...
This White Paper was produced with the aim of supporting the development of a more sustainable, coordinated national approach to making communities more resilient and Australian people safer.
The paper:models the economics of mitigation activity in helping to inform risk reduction activities...
This article reviews the regulation of alcohol advertising (and its effectiveness) in Australia and three comparison countries - and finds some disappointing regulatory failures.
Child obesity represents a significant health issue in New Zealand today, particularly amongst Māori and Pacific families. The Office of the Auditor-General (OAG) is conducting a performance audit on child obesity, to see how effective the public service is in its efforts to prevent and...
This inquiry examined issues surrounding cyber-safety for Indigenous Australians, particularly young people in remote and rural communities.
Introduction to the inquiry
On 20 March 2013 the Committee adopted an inquiry into the issues surrounding cyber-safety for Indigenous Australians.
This inquiry followed...
This report examines trends in online learning using an inside-out perspective on the classroom and the use of a variety of online learning strategies with students.
Key findings include:Administrators are widening their scope regarding the value of online classes to include...