Research Projects

Research project: Moving forward in library service provision for people with an invisible disability

Closing date: June 30, 2018

The study is looking at the information, access, services, and resource needs of people with an invisible disability in relation to public libraries. Anyone over the age of 18 who has an invisible disability (e.g. hearing loss, dyslexia, vision loss, autism, mental health conditions) is invited to participate in an interview that will be recorded and will take approximately 30-45 minutes.  

Review of the family violence information sharing legislative scheme

The Review will consider any adverse impacts or unintended consequences of the scheme, as well as make recommendations to improve its operation. Hearing the voices of women and learning how they view and feel about changes to information sharing laws is an important part of this project. We are seeking women who might be willing to share their experiences about information sharing practices within the Victorian family violence system.

National Employment Survey 2018

This survey asks people who are blind or have low vision about your experience seeking work or in the workplace  and help Vision Australia to better advocate for the Australian blind and low vision community and design Vision Australia services accordingly. 

Health Emergency Warnings Survey

Closing date: June 29, 2018

This survey investigates how people with different communication needs, such as people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people who are vulnerable to health issues, such as people with a disability, can most effectively receive information about health emergencies that may affect them.

Survey Results: Education Experiences of Children and Young People with Disabilities in Australia

Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) conducts a national survey each year on the educational experiences of students with disability in Australia. It focuses on the direct experience of students with disability. The most recent survey results again highlight that the present education system if failing to adequately meet the needs of students … Continued