Under the current National Disability Agreement (NDA) signed in November 2008, and the previous Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreements (CSTDA), governments have funded and pursued research that provides an evidence base for national policy and reform directions.
The majority of publications included on this page are from the Third CSTDA. As research reports from NDA research projects are completed and endorsed, they will be added to this page.
Monitoring Employment and Day Options Reforms
July 04 2010 3:34pm
Prepared by Centre for Research into Disability and Society, School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, Curtin University of Technology for DPRWG, August 2008. The Project purposes were “…to advise on ways to improve the seamless delivery of services across the employment/day options interface to ensure these services better meet the needs of people with a disability. The research will assist in informing the coordination of services between and within levels of government and in...
Contemporary Disability Service System Summary Report
July 03 2010 3:02pm
Prepared for DPRWG by KPMG in May 2009. This report is intended to inform the DPRWG in providing advice to Disability Services Ministers in relation to key components of a modern disability services system. The scope of the project includes: an analysis of the reform directions and perceived positives and limitations of existing disability service systems in Australia; desktop review of international best practice services delivery; analysis of the elements of contemporary disability service...