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Knowledge is a powerful thing. Research and reports about living with disability from Australia and beyond.

Research and reports 1 October 2015
A snapshot of blindness and low vision in Australia

In 2014, Vision 2020 Australia, the Australian Blindness Forum (ABF), and National Disability Services (NDS) undertook an online survey of their collective members to gain a national snapshot of the blindness, low vision and rehabilitation services sector.

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Research and reports 30 September 2015
One in two Australians with disability not getting enough support

Half of Australians with disability are not getting the support they need according to a new report by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Research and reports 4 September 2015
Do you live in a home of your choice? Tell us about it!

Are you an adult with intellectual disability who lives in a home of your choice in WA, Victoria or NSW? There’s a new research study you can be part of.

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Research and reports 1 September 2015
Tablet technology to help children with autism

Monash University researchers have developed the world’s first tablet technology designed to assist children with developmental disabilities such as autism and Down Syndrome.

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Research and reports 20 August 2015
NDIS progress report, 31 June 2015

According to the latest NDIS Quarterly Report, 19817 people have become participants in the NDIS, and more than 17,300 people now have individualised plans across seven trial sites around the country.

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Research and reports 6 July 2015
Action needed for young people with disability in aged care

A senate inquiry into young people with disability living in residential aged care has called for urgent action from governments at all levels to address the issue.

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Research and reports 19 June 2015
New report: who’s using the NDA?

An estimated 321,531 people used disability support services under the National Disability Agreement (NDA) in 2013-14 — a 9% increase since 2009–10, and a 3% increase since 2012–13, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

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Research and reports 5 June 2015
New national housing snapshot

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released a new snapshot of the community and social housing sector. It shows that 46% of public rental housing allocations that were classified as in greatest need spent more than 2 years on a waiting list.

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Research and reports 5 June 2015
NDIS June 2015 progress report

More than 13,000 people with disability now have approved plans under the National Disability Insurance Scheme – transforming their lives and driving their own futures.

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Research and reports 30 April 2015
Anglicare rental snapshot highlights massive housing shortage

A new report released today by Anglicare highlights the lack of affordable housing for low-income earners and people receiving income support such as on the Disability Support Pension.

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