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Many Australians are living under pressure of social change and its consequences. People in rural and regional areas often live with additional stresses particular to rural communities. This paper discusses community cohesion and its relationship to resilience and the development of health and wellbeing. To...
This report brings together information from a wide range of state / territory and commonwealth sources to reveal a national picture of the health status of Australian children. It attempts to integrate the social and environmental determinants of health, with the outcomes in terms of...
This article provides an in-depth investigation of the accommodation circumstances of a population of aging adults with intellectual disability living at home with parents or in supported accommodation in an Australian regional centre. Given the ageing of both the carer and adult population with intellectual...
Approximately one out of every seven Canadians over the age of 15 years (3.4 million people) has some level of disability. The increasing prevalence of disability in our aging society is commonly accepted as fact with both disability and the severity of disability gradually increasing...
There has been a significant growth in poverty in Australia over the last decade. At the time of this report's release a consensus of estimates puts the number of people living in poverty at between two and three and a half million. In reporting on...
This report concerns a complaint about Maribyrnong City Council’s unfair internal review processes when dealing with fines.
The number of students with disability in Australian higher education have increased rapidly in the last decade, but institutions are often finding it challenging to meet best practice.
Research sponsored by the NCSEHE has uncovered new issues and challenges, as well...
This guide seeks to encourage policy makers, planners, designers, and operators to think beyond compliance and the physical and governance boundaries of services and infrastructure, and focus instead on people's accessibility needs across the whole of their public transport journey.
This discussion paper highlights the connection between disability and poverty, and explores how to help people with disabilities to thrive.
This report, examining the experience of students with disabilities in Victorian schools, has found that there have been significant policy developments and action, but more work is required to measure and ensure real change for students.