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Preliminary material: List of tables; List of figures and boxes; Symbols; Abbreviations

  1. Introduction

  2. Disability in the Australian population

    • Disability and ageing
    • Disability trends 1981-2003
    • Children with a disability
    • Disability among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
    • Disability, related health conditions and other factors .
  3. Services and assistance

    • Income support
    • Disability support services
    • Other disability-specific services
    • Relevant generic services
    • Unpaid care
  4. Outcomes

    • Service-related outcomes
    • Participation as a whole-of-government outcome
    • Overview of participation
    • Major life areas: a focus on employment and education
  5. Summary and conclusion

    • Population
    • Services and assistance
    • Outcomes-and data enhancements needed

End matter: References


  • Appendix 1: Supplementary data tables
  • Appendix 2: ABS 2003 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers
  • Appendix 3: Disability data developments and challenges