Research Projects

Free and Equal in Dignity and Rights: A national conversation on human rights

This national conversation will ask the community: What makes an effective system of human rights protection for 21st century Australia? Perspectives will be gathered on human rights protection in the community and how public servants, and contracted service providers might embed the protection of human rights as core business in exercising their functions. Sign up for updates on the project.

Consultation: Developing a definition and measurement of environmental restraint.

Dr Richardson will conduct a national survey of practice to provide insight regarding current views, understanding, and practice regarding environmental restraint. This is an opportunity to work collaboratively with you as experts to understand current approaches, views on best practice and practical considerations within different services.

For more information and to register your participation in the survey, contact Dr Ben Richardson: 
T: 9096 1155

Shaping the future of disability policy for 2020 and beyond – Public Survey

Closing date: July 5, 2019

The National Disability Strategy 2010-2020 is about creating a more inclusive society that enables Australians with disability to fulfil their potential as equal citizens. A public survey and community community consultation workshops are currently open.

Women and girls with disabilities: Share your stories with us

Closing date: June 17, 2019

We all have a story to tell.
Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is looking for stories from women and girls with disability to showcase on the new Virtual Centre for Women and Girls with Disabilities.

Have your say on the future of autism research

Closing date: June 30, 2019

Have your say on the future of autism research Today we call on autistic Australians, families, carers, and the broader autism community to have their say on the future of autism research priorities. Individuals and organisations involved in providing services and supports, as well as managing policy that affect autistic people and the autism community … Continued