Removing barriers to participation for people with disability
Policies that remove barriers to participation could substantially improve health and wellbeing for people with disability, say University of Melbourne experts.
Deeper data needed to understand scale of abuse faced by people with disability
The true scale of violence against people with disability is obscure because data is too fragmented; new University of Melbourne research aims to change that.
The young Australians hit hard during COVID-19
COVID-19 has left many young Australians unemployed; University of Melbourne's Youth Employment Study looks at the impact of the pandemic young people's work.
Protecting people with disability during the pandemic
The Australian government's tailored COVID-19 strategy for people with disability is late coming and may not go far enough says a University of Melbourne expert
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.