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Victorian Equal opportunity and Human Rights Commission
Wednesday 21st December, 2022
The purpose of the annual Charter Report is to examine the operation of the Charter in any given year – how it interacts with law and policy to protect and
NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
Monday 16th January, 2023
The Inquiry examined reportable incidents and complaints made to the NDIS Commission in connection with the supported accommodation services (specifically group homes). The Inquiry’s purpose was to enable the
National Disability Data Asset
Thursday 8th December, 2022
The National Disability Data Asset (NDDA) aims to connect data about people with disability in Australia together, including information about health, employment and support services. The test pilot was
National Disability Services
Wednesday 30th November, 2022
the report is based on responses from 364 disability service providers from all over the country who took part in the annual State of the Disability Sector Survey. The latest
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Tuesday 6th December, 2022
This scoping report provides insights on how strengthening the connection between disaster risk reduction (DRR) and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) could reinforce efforts to
University of Sydney, the University of Melbourne and the University of Technology Sydney.
Disability Royal Commission
Tuesday 15th November, 2022
The report found that a lot of violence, abuse, neglect, and exploitation experienced by people with disability is related to being segregated or institutionalised, discrimination and negative attitudes. It
Summer Foundation, supported by People With Disability Australia
Wednesday 2nd November, 2022
This report compiles the responses from477 NDIS participants, or a family member or friend of a participant, to a national survey conducted in July2022.  The survey asked participants what works well;
The Commonwealth, state and territory governments
Monday 17th October, 2022
The National Plan provides the foundation for a whole-of-society approach to end gender-based violence in one generation. It sets the direction for the next 10 years.  This National Plan is
Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety
Wednesday 28th September, 2022
This report highlights implications for improving policy and practice across intersecting disability, child and violence domains. It begins to address one of the evidence gaps identified in the 2020 interim
Melbourne Disability Institute in partnership with the Brotherhood of St. Laurence and Baptcare
More than 500,000 Australians with disability receive individual funding through the NDIS to purchase services and supports to meet their disability-related needs. But the overwhelming majority of the 4.4. million
Victoria Office of the Public Advocate
Friday 19th August, 2022

This report draws on de-identified stories that starkly illustrate the impact of the system failures on adults who are at-risk. It identifies gaps and failures in the current framework and…

Department of Social Services
Wednesday 10th August, 2022
The current Disability Employment Services (DES) programs end in June 2023. The consultation report summarises public feedback gathered via a submission process that closed in February 2021. The consultation asked