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Disability and Health Data Compendium

The Data Compendium highlights the opportunities for disability researchers in Australia. This resource outlines the main national sample surveys that include information on disability and health. 


Why housing is a major public health issue for people with disability

Access to safe, secure, accessible and affordable housing is a fundamental human right. But in Australia, right now, housing disadvantage is impossible to ignore, and the situation is particularly alarming for disabled Australians. 


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Employment, Attitudes and Disability

The unemployment rates for the 2 million Australians who live with a disability are vastly higher than the general population. How do we change attitudes so that people with disability can gain meaningful employment?