News & Events


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Aboriginal voices and the disability Royal Commission

27 May 2019

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

13 May 2019

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Event: Housing, Health and Disabilty

Monday 13 May 6.00pm

Our panel will discuss why affordable housing is a major public health issue for people with disability in Australia.

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Opportunity

PhD Scholarship - Closes 22 May 2019

Are you an outstanding scholar interested in the area of disability and health?

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Media

Changing the story on disability and unemployment

Allison Milner on Radio National discussing her research on disability and work. 

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Media Summary

Communicating our research

A summary of our media activity from 2017-2018.

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Are we taking care of our carers?

A new study on the working conditions and mental health of aged care and disability support workers. 

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Eric Emerson, Nicola Fortune & George Disney

Is life improving for people with disabilities?

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Report

Where are the policy gaps?

Our experts outline the key policy issues for people with disabilities.

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Job Opportunity

Research Fellow, Disability Economics

Applications close: 16 January 2019

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Podcast

George Julian and Chris Hatton

Intellectual disabilities and the fight for justice

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Video

Southgate Oration - Anne Kavanagh

A public health perspective on disability

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Grant news

Allison Milner awarded an ARC Linkage grant to measure gender equality in Australia

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Book Release

Policy and Public Management

A new textbook by Helen Dickinson and Gemma Carey

Award

Zoe Aitken has received the 2018 Best Publication Award for her disability and mental health paper in the IJE.

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Good news

Congratulations to Helen Dickinson on her Promotion to Professor

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Video

Community Attitudes towards Disability: Findings from our National Survey

Interview with Anne Kavanagh and Vas Kasidis for Croakey

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Market Stewardship: What interventions can officials make?

Gemma Carey in The Mandarin

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EVENT - Sydney Ideas

Tom Shakespeare & Sue Salthouse

What does it mean to have choice and control? 11 July 2018

New Course: Introduction to the NDIS

RMIT

Designed for support workers, teachers, educators, youth workers, counsellors, nurses, health care and HR professionals.

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Event - Melbourne

Thursday 19 July 6.00pm

Professor Tom Shakespeare presents a free public lecture on ‘Empowering people with disabilities without exploiting support workers’.

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Why all jobs aren't equal

Allison Milner and Stefanie Dimov discuss the issue of job quality

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Addressing disadvantage through the workplace

Anne Kavanagh in The Conversation

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Disability, Discrimination and Health

Lauren Krnjacki and Anne Kavanagh in Croakey

Podcast

Taking the pulse of the NDIS

Helen Dickinson and Bruce Bonyhady on The Policy Shop

Unemployed Australians with disability face high levels of discrimination

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Gemma Carey - Pro Bono

The issue of equity vs efficiency in the NDIS

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Highlights from our Launch

Watch Emily Dash, Carly Findlay and Alastair McEwin discuss what health and well-being means to them

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Podcast

How Attitudes Disable

Eric Emerson

News

Helen Dickinson

NDIS hiccups are expected, as with any large-scale social reform

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Ministerial appointment to NDIS Independent Advisory Council

Professor Anne Kavanagh has been appointed to the NDIS Independent Advisory Council.

 

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Meet our Partner Advisory Group

Keran Howe, Ngila Bevan, Mark Cooper-Stanbury, Justine Boland, Angela Healy

Professor Tom Shakespeare in Australia

July 2018

Recap on his talks, media appearances and interviews

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Congratulations Hannah Badland

Thinker in Residence at the Australian Health Promotion Association.

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