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Pathways into post-school education and employment: the lived experience of young adults with disability
Despite the benefits both individually (e.g. financial, wellbeing, self-worth) and for society more broadly (e.g. national output, social cohesion), finding and sustaining employment is a challenge for people with disability.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety reported one of the best ways of safeguarding older people is to make sure that ‘their voices are heard and their preferences acknowledged’. Advocacy services play an essential role in ensuring this occurs. The Royal Commission Final Report Recommendation 106 outlined the need for enhanced aged care advocacy services. Utilising both qualitative and quantitative research methods this study will provide an understanding of the current un meet need and future demand for aged care advocacy services in South Australia.
A new report released 4 November, undertaken by researchers from University of Sydney, University of Adelaide and University of Tasmania examines the sustainability of Indigenous housing in regional and remote Australia.
The Future of Employment and Skills Research Centre (FES) at the University of Adelaide has recently completed qualitative research exploring NDIS plan utilisation and the factors which support and hinder the use of NDIS funds.
The Future of Employment and Skills Research Centre has announced the appointment of two co-directors, Dr Megan Moskos and Associate Professor Stephane Mahuteau, to lead the centre following the departure of former director Professor Kostas Mavromaras.
Professor Kostas Mavromaras, Director of the Future of Employment and Skills research centre, is a contributing author of the 2018-2019 Pacific Economic Cooperation Council, ITS State of the Region report. The newly published report will inform the forthcoming APEC meeting in November 2018.
A new working paper by the Future of Employment and Skills research centre outlines the steps the sector could take to achieve a skilled and sustainable aged care workforce both now and into the future.