Does disability policy really offer choice and control?
University of Melbourne research finds that although policy for Australians with disabilities aims to offer choice and control, there are very real barriers.
Are we taking care of the carers?
Carers and support workers in disability and aged care are crucial but University of Melbourne research suggests working conditions are taking a mental toll.
Disability, thoughts of suicide and Australian men
Men in Australia are much more at risk of suicide; new research from the University of Melbourne looks what this means for Australian men with a disability.
Making disability support work across real lives
The new Melbourne Disability Institute at the University of Melbourne, headed by Anne Kavanagh and Bruce Bonyhady, will help improve disability support.
Fighting for disabled people’s health
The new Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health, based at the University of Melbourne, aims to improve the poor health of people with disability.
University of Melbourne Professor Anne Kavanagh shares how changes in her own life led her to challenge perceptions of disability in society.
Why society is making people with disabilities sick
With a diagnosis of MS and a son with autism, Professor Anne Kavanagh's research into the health of people with disability is profoundly personal.