This pilot project aimed to learn more about the culture of services for people with disability and identify some practical approaches that might be both useful now and relevant for future development.
There is an urgent need for the disability and health sectors to develop a coordinated response that protects the health of over 4 million Australians with disability.
This position statement and related communication recommends ways in which Australian state and federal governments should respond to the health, educational and social care needs of people with disability living in areas with high rates of infection, at the same time as how people with...
Leading health and disability researchers are calling for urgent action from state and federal governments to develop a targeted response to COVID-19 for people with disability, their families and the disability service sector.
Nature and extent of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation against people with disability in Australia
This research report has been prepared by staff from the Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health. The report explores data and information about the prevalence and experience of violence against, and abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has completed its inquiry and has tabled this final report. The Commissioners, Tony Pagone and Lynelle Briggs, call for fundamental reform of Australia's aged care system.
NPY Women's Council submission to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
The NPY Women’s Council’s Tjungu team has presented a submission to the Royal Commission that identifies the experience of people living with a disability on the NPY lands.
Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability: interim report
This interim report sets out what the Royal Commission has done in its first 15 months, the cut-off point being 31 July 2020. The report outlines how people with disability experience attitudinal, environmental, institutional and communication barriers to achieving inclusion within Australian society.
Hierarchies of power: disability theories and models and their implications for violence against, and abuse, neglect, and exploitation of, people with disability
This report has been written to provide an overview of disability theories and models. It shows how these theories can contribute to the promotion of a more inclusive society that supports the independence of people with disability and their right to live free from violence...
Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability: first progress report
This progress report provides an overview of the work undertaken by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, since its establishment was announced in April 2019. It also outlines the Commission’s program for 2020.