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

Research and reports 14 February 2017
Seeing ourselves? Not likely.

A recent study found only 4 per cent of TV show characters in Australia had a disability.

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Research and reports 14 February 2017
Aboriginal participation in disability services

A report from the Australian Indigenous Health Bulletin details the twelve factors that can influence the participation of Aboriginal people in disability services.

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Research and reports 25 January 2017
PC review of disability services

The Productivity Commission has released its review into government disability services.

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Research and reports 14 December 2016
New stats show barriers still exist

The latest ABS statistics on disability in Australia identify discrimination, low workforce participation and low incomes as major barriers preventing people with disability from living full and happy lives.

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Research and reports 12 December 2016
NDS State of the Disability Sector Report 2016

With disability support providers critical to the success of the NDIS, it’s vital they are involved in co-design of the scheme, including pricing, and a clear plan is in place to help further with the transition, according to National Disability Services.

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Research and reports 12 December 2016
Carers: Doing it Tough, Doing it Well

Anglicare’s report Carers: Doing it Tough, Doing it Well outlines how cares are faring under the NDIS and makes recommendations to ensure carers don’t slip through the cracks as the scheme rolls out more widely.

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Research and reports 16 November 2016
NDIA Annual Report 2015-16

Check out the NDIS’s new Annual Report. It’s a snapshot of the final year of the NDIS trials as the scheme moved to the full roll out on July 1, 2016.

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Research and reports 20 October 2016
Locked out of work

This week’s ABS report on disability, ageing and carers reveals that there has been little to no improvement in labour force participation for people with disability or their carers in the last three years.

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Research and reports 12 October 2016
Accessible Travel – World Tourism Day 2016

As a tourism operator or destination marketing manager, it is hard to imagine what it would be like travelling with an impairment or disability.

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Research and reports 9 September 2016
Disability Service Organisations (DSO) Financial Sustainability Report

A new study from Curtin University’s Not-for-profit Initiative and NDS’s Centre for Applied Disability Research (CADR) provides governments, disability service providers and the broader community with detailed information on the supply and sustainability of disability services in Australia.

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