Our research is about reducing the inequalities experienced by people with disability.
COVID-19 and Inequality
We focus on the impact of COVID-19 in the immediate, adjustment and recovery phases of the pandemic. COVID19 coronavirus COVID-19
We investigate how gender equity impacts on health and wellbeing, as well as current approaches to the measurement of gender equality in the workforce.
Violence and Discrimination
This theme includes projects on attitudes and marginalisation of people with disability in Australia. We also look at prevalence data on the nature and extent of violence towards people with disability in Australia.
Policy, Services and the NDIS
Our work in this theme is primarily concerned with linked data, the National Disability Insurance Scheme and major government policy reform.
Paid and Unpaid Work
We conduct research on carers, support workers, working conditions, employment services, unpaid work, mental health outcomes, COVID-19 impacts and young people transitioning into the workforce.
This research program focuses on mental health in the workplace, mental health and disability, suicide prevention as well as gender and mental health.
This research is about understanding behaviour change and investigates behaviour change interventions in people with MS and disability in Australia.
Centres and Institutes
Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health
The Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health aims to identify policies targeting the social determinants of health, to improve the lives of people with disability in Australia.
Melbourne Disability Institute
MDI is an interdisciplinary research institute that aims to build a collaborative research program to improve the lives of people with disability.