disability services

Guide

3 May 2019
69

Making content accessible: a guide to navigating Australian copyright law for disability access is a guide which provides a simple summary of the copyright law governing access to material for people with a disability in Australia. It also includes a checklist of their major...

Report

22 Mar 2019
46

This report provides a snapshot on how the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) market is responding to the opportunity to expand housing supply for people with disability.

Report

28 Feb 2019
313

The report provides a framework for an effective client feedback system, as well as practical advice on how to start using one. It also shares benchmarking results for the disability sector specifically, including insights into the sector’s current use of client feedback and areas for...

Report

20 Feb 2019
452

This report evaluates the health of the disability sector in Australia and considers the impact caused by the rollout of the NDIS.

Literature review

5 Feb 2019
417

This rapid literature review investigates the emotional health and wellbeing of Australia's carer population.

Report

22 Jan 2019
19

This chapter reports on the Australian, State and Territory governments’ assistance provided to people with disability and their carers.

Report

29 Nov 2018
46

The objective of this audit was to examine if Social Services and Human Services drive improvements in the Disability Support Pension program using data and information from multiple sources, including agreed Auditor-General and parliamentary committee recommendations.

Report

22 Nov 2018
60

This study identified five Australian housing markets that could use online technology to match highly specific ‘buyers’ and ‘sellers’. The five markets considered are: swaps in public housing; disability accessible housing; low-cost private rental housing brokerage; apartment presales for low/mid income earners; and precinct-level urban...

Report

19 Nov 2018
91

The 2018 report finds that while disability service providers remain committed to the NDIS, the majority (73 per cent) believe its systems and processes need urgent improvement. Other challenges include policy uncertainty, unrealistic pricing and costly red tape which is driving up the cost of...

Report

1 Sep 2018
70

The purpose of the practice review was to identify current good practice in peer support delivery and future capacity building needs for disability support organisations (DSOs).

Report

Quality, safeguarding and oversight to prevent and address violence against people with disability in institutional settings
15 Jul 2018
158

This report paves the way for an important conversation that focuses on achieving a quality, safeguarding and oversight framework that successfully prevents and addresses violence against people with disability in institutional settings.

Article

A practical guide for providers looking to be more effective and efficient in supporting customers
27 Jun 2018
39

This article unpacks what is meant by customer-centricity, and provides a guide and practical tips for disability service providers looking to take a customer-centric approach to transforming their operating model.

Policy report

20 Jun 2018
65

This position paper explains the rationale for recommending action on assistive technologies before the finalisation of the NDIS rollout.

Report

19 Feb 2018
445

This report is part of a project being implemented by the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance and Local Government NSW to enable local governments and tourism operators in regional New South Wales to improve access to their infrastructure, services and products.

Report

13 Feb 2018
221

This research addresses a knowledge gap about personal safety and abuse prevention by exploring the perspectives of young people with disability.

Report

23 Jan 2018
3

This chapter reports on the Australian, State and Territory governments’ assistance provided to people with disability and their carers.

Technical report

28 Nov 2017
10

People with disabilities are at risk of being disadvantaged in many areas of their lives. In 2008 Australia ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). In doing so, Australia entered in to an international obligation to progressively realise the rights...

Report

30 Aug 2017
748

The current status of the disability accommodation market is fragmented and underfunded. As a result, it is an inflexible market where consumers have limited choice in their housing options.

Website

Local government disability inclusion resource
17 Aug 2017
485

The local government disability inclusion resource has been designed for use by all local governments around Australia.

Report

5 Jun 2017
709

While the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is expected to largely replace the current provision of services to people with disability under the National Disability Agreement (NDA), many users of disability services were still receiving support under the NDA in 2015-16.

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