Selected Media


Underemployment and mental health –  A summary of Allison Milner’s research on the mental health impacts of underemployment for people with disabilities (13 October 2017) 

 The Lucky Country (Ep.2)[podcast] Gemma Carey and Eleanor Malbon discuss the economics of mental health and the NDIS (13 September 2017) 

How attitudes disable [podcast] Eric Emerson argues that debunking assumptions is a critical step towards more inclusiveness (28 July 2017) Transcript available here  

The challenge of growing the NDIS (Listen) Helen Dickinson interviewed on Radio National about the challenges for the NDIS in helping people with disabilities to live more independent lives (5 July 2017)

An innovative approach to policy reform Celia Green and Zoe Aitken on embedding policy experts in the research process at the Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health (3 July 2017)

Fighting for disabled people’s health Anne Kavanagh on the establishment of the Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health (26 June 2017)

Carly Findlay; Australian blogger and disability advocate [podcast] Transcript available here

Collaboration to support excellence in disability research Anne Kavanagh on how the CRE-DH works (27 June 2017)

Why segregating the disabled is unacceptable (pdf) Anne Kavanagh responds to Senator Hanson’s comments on children with disabilities at school (23 June 2017)

The NDIS costs are on track, but that doesn’t mean all participants are getting the support they need Enormous political will is required to support the NDIS to reach its full  potential-a response to the Productivity Commission’s costs paper (15 June 2017)

Eavesdrop on Experts with Professor Anne Kavanagh [podcast] How rethinking our understanding of disability could improve lives (30 May 2017) Transcript available here

Can the NDIS deliver? How is the NDIS achieving its aims from the perspective of people with disability using these services  (23 May 2017)

NDIS and Social Policy reform Hiccups are expected with any large scale policy reform but what can be prevented in its implementation? (18 April 2017)

What’s the verdict on Labor’s Health Policy Summit? The devil is in the detail when it comes to major policy shifts in disability health (30 March 2017)