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Words Matter: What we say about care matters for young adult sibling relationships In The Media - Posted on 19 April 2017

This post looks at these issues for young people with disability and their brothers and sisters.

Hoping for a miracle: The group of Australians doing it tougher than first-home buyers In The Media - Posted on 17 April 2017

Shared home ownership models could be a way to bridge the gap between renting and home ownership for those with a disability.

Shared home ownership helps people with disability, researchers find Article - Posted on 11 April 2017

New research by UNSW's Social Policy Research Centre has found that shared home ownership schemes for people with disability bring potential benefits but also expose people to debt risks.

What did the rich man say to the poor man? Why spatial inequality in Australia is no joke In The Media - Posted on 31 March 2017

Not only has income inequality in Australia grown over the past two decades, rich and poor are also more segregated in terms of where they live, writes Bruce Bradbury.

The forgotten 660,000 locked out of home ownership In The Media - Posted on 31 March 2017

People with intellectual disability face so many barriers to finding a home of their own that it’s hard to pick one.

Where are we with mental health in Australia? In The Media - Posted on 30 March 2017

Ilan Katz discusses what the 'mental health prioritisation' announcement from Greg Hunt means.

The ACT program that cut recidivism by more than one-fifth In The Media - Posted on 17 March 2017

A pilot program which helps people in the ACT readjust into the community for a year after they are freed from prison is showing promising results.

'Throughcare' project helping people stay out of prison In The Media - Posted on 17 March 2017

One correctional rehabilitation program in the ACT seems finally to be getting results according to a recent evaluation by the Social Policy Research Centre.

Prison support program helps reduce re-offending rates, UNSW research finds In The Media - Posted on 16 March 2017

The ACT's Extended Throughcare Pilot Program is helping reduce recidivism rates and crime in the community, a SPRC evaluation has found.

Post-release care program reduces re-offending rates In The Media - Posted on 16 March 2017

An independent report has found post-release community-based support for eligible detainees leaving the Alexander Maconochie Centre is assisting in reducing recidivism rates and crime in the community.