Acknowledgements

This online report, People with disability in Australia, was prepared by Davis Hopkins, Alexandra Palamara, Sumaiyah Qureshi, Anastasia Sartbayeva, and Carla Willrodt of the Disability Unit at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), with assistance provided by Ashna Gera, Adam Grant, Sakthi Senda, and Putri Wardhani.

The associated In brief was prepared by Alexandra Palamara, Sumaiyah Qureshi, and Anastasia Sartbayeva.

The AIHW’s Disability Analysis and Reporting Advisory Group, Louise York (Head, Community Services Group), David Braddock, Rachelle Graham, Joanne Groube, Melinda Leake, Leah Newman and Nikki Schroder provided valuable comments on the draft report. The authors thank individual staff members at the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the National Disability Insurance Agency and the Department of Social Services for their constructive comments and advice.

This report was funded by the Department of Social Services.

Disclaimer notices

This report uses unit record data from Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey conducted by the Australian Government Department of Social Services (DSS). The findings and views reported in this report, however, are those of the authors and should not be attributed to the Australian Government, DSS, or any of DSS’ contractors or partners. DOI: 10.26193/IYBXHM

This report uses data from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The results and views reported in this report, however, are those of the authors and should not be attributed to the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). The work in this report has not been prepared in collaboration or partnership with the NDIA.