Plain Language Summaries

Whether it’s a policy briefing, a summary or the highlights of a specific research project, we’ve compiled a number of plain-language summaries to help you understand the research we’re doing, what we have found, and how we found it.

The following summaries are available below:

Precariously Placed: housing circumstances for Australians with disabilities

Summary of housing affordability for people with disability in Australia

Inclusive City of Melbourne

City of Melbourne logo and group of people

The relationship between disability and suicide among Australian men

Summary of a research article on disability, suicide and Australian men

A Fair Go? Measuring Australia’s Progress in reducing disadvantage for people with disabilities

Summary of the CRE's A Fair Go Report


Where do people with disabilities live in Australia?

A summary on where people with disability live in Australia, featuring a heat map of Australia

Disability-based discrimination in Australia

Summary of how discrimination is a health issue for people with disability


The impact of underemployment on the mental health of people with disability 

summary of how PWD are experiencing disadvantage through underemployment


Disability acquisition, socioeconomics and mental health

Summary of how socio-economics affects mental health, when acquiring a disability as an adult


Bullying by adolescents with and without a disability

Policy explainers