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Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme
Friday 31st March, 2023
The committee is particularly moved by evidence that participants feel distressed, frustrated, and unheard when planners do not understand their lived experience of disability. Planners are a key interface between
Services Australia
Tuesday 28th March, 2023
The Independent Review of Services Australia and the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) Procurement and Contracting examined the procurement processes leading to the award of contracts to Synergy 360 and
Justice Reform Initiative
Friday 24th March, 2023
This report lays bare the failures of Victoria’s criminal justice system in a comprehensive assessment that reveals “jailing is failing”.  It is increasingly clear that in Victoria, the growth in
Disability Royal Commission
Tuesday 7th March, 2023
The research report looks at what should be done to make a more inclusive society that supports people with disability to be safe and independent. It considered several questions about
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Tuesday 28th February, 2023
The report provides an overview of all measures being tracked under Australia’s Disability Strategy at ‘baseline’ – that is, when the Strategy began in December 2021. Moving forward, baseline data
Disability Royal Commission
Tuesday 21st February, 2023

The Royal Commission has published a research report titled Economic Cost of Violence, Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of People with Disability. It estimates that the economic costs of violence, abuse,…

Summer Foundation
Friday 17th February, 2023
In October to November 2022, the Housing Hub ran a series of workshops designed to gather collective knowledge about SDA-funded group homes from providers and stakeholders. This report provides background
University of Melbourne
Thursday 16th February, 2023

Disabled people working in Australia’s screen industry face prejudice and systemic discrimination, including lower pay, greater casualisation and stigma and stereotyping, a new report finds. The findings, drawn from a…

Disability Royal Commission
Friday 3rd February, 2023

The Royal Commission has published its Report on Public hearing 21, which was held in February last year. The hearing examined the experiences of people with disability engaging with the…

People With Disability Australia
Friday 10th February, 2023

The Pandemic Research Project looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health and wellbeing of women with disability. Women have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic…

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
Tuesday 24th January, 2023

Supported decision-making needs to be implemented across all sectors to ensure people with cognitive disability are empowered to make their own choices, says a new report commissioned by the Royal…

NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
This first Inquiry focused on the experiences of NDIS participants living in supported accommodation. The Inquiry examined reportable incidents and complaints that have been made to the NDIS Commission in