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Achieve Australia

Project: Beyond the Group Home - a high rise independent living arrangement on workers, ser...

This project evaluated the impact of a high rise independent living arrangement on workers, service-users and jobs.

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Amicus Group Inc

Project: Trialling self-directed teams in rural and remote service delivery areas

This project trialled self-directed teams in rural and remote service delivery areas in order to meet the aims of the NDIS for the benefit of parti...

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Anglicare Tasmania Inc.

Project: Developing Allied Health Assistants in a rural area using a hub and spoke model

This project sought to influence the relationship between the roles of disability support workers and allied health professionals with the aim of s...

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Autism Spectrum Australia (ASPECT)

Project: Tele-Therapy for Children

This project aimed to establish a collaborative model of tele-therapy for children on the autism spectrum who live in regional, rural and remote Au...

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Avivo: Live Life

Project: Working Locally

This project demonstrated how self-managing teams can provide timely, flexible and high quality services to NDIS, and how a traditional service pro...

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Centacare FNQ

Project: Trialling a web-facilitated hub and spoke approach to assist people in remote area...

CentaOne trialled a web-facilitated hub and spoke approach to assist people in four small, remote localities in Far North Queensland to r...

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Christie Centre

Project: Active and Positive Behaviour Support Program

This project tested collaborative person centred positive behaviour support for people with complex support needs who live in rural settings w...

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Community Living Project Inc.

Project: HR 1:1 – Family Leadership in Workforce Management

This project documented CLP’s family-led model to empower service users and families to manage their own support workers in such a way t...

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Deaf Services Queensland

Project: Virtual Auslan Service Hub in regional, rural and remote areas

This project developed an ‘Auslan Hub’ and Community of Practice to test various methods of improving access to Auslan information and ...

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Enabler Interactive Pty Ltd

Project: Developing an online support worker training module to guide the user through supp...

This project aimed to develop a training module for modern website browsers and mobile devices that uses a familiar video game aesthetic to gu...

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Ethnic Community Services Co-operative

Project: Multicultural Support Choices

This project aimed to increase recruitment and retention among people under-represented in the support and social care workforce, namely men and yo...

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Greenacres Disability Services

Project: Where secure employment meets client needs

This project is exploring employment and industrial options that allow Greenacres to be more responsive to the needs and choices of NDIS parti...

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Griffith University

Project: Evaluation of capacity-building strategies: building the right relationship betwee...

This project built on earlier research and aimed to further develop and test resource material to support self-direction and the developm...

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Growing Potential

Project: Junuy Gaagal

This project involved the development of a new service model that was based on utilising the strengths of organisations to develop culturally speci...

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House with No Steps

Project: Virtual reality training tools for disability services

This project explored a prototype virtual reality technology to train both support workers and NDIS participants in responding appropriately t...

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JFA Purple Orange

Project: Workforce innovation through self-managed supports

This project documented the experiences of self-managed participants who managed the employment relationships with workers themselves. It was an Au...

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Lifestart Co-operative Ltd

Project: Lifestart Online Learning and Practice Hub

This project built and launched a central online platform or ‘hub’ for Lifestart’s 250 employees to access information, resources...

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Monash University

Project: Building direct support and health professional workforce capacity: Embedded and d...

This project aimed to increase the number of support workers skilled in working with people with neurological disability in group homes.

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NPY Women's Council

Project: Changing attitudes to disability support in remote Indigenous communities

This project aimed to promote the idea that disability work can be a satisfying career for remote Indigenous young people and to engage a group of ...

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Parkside Foundation

Project: Parkside Self Management Initiative

This project evaluated and documented the impacts of implementing a self-managed team in a rural location.

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Plumtree

Project: Families as peer workers in early childhood intervention organisations

This project investigated how peer workers could assist workforce shortages, providing much needed assistance to early childhood int...

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Spinal Life Australia

Project: Virtually Here

This project engaged some of the workforce of Spinal Life Australia (personal support workers, peer support workers, allied health professionals an...

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Summer Foundation Ltd

Project: Developing participant-led training videos

This project prototyped supporting people with disability to create their own training video for their disability support workers. 

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Synapse Australia Limited

Project: Build Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander participant, workforce and communit...

This Cairns project developed and evaluated a model for delivering ‘Proper Way’ supports to Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

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The Australian Centre for Social Innovation

Project: Shared on-call after hours service prototype

The intent of this project was to develop a more flexible and skilled workforce of support workers through designing and testing a shared service m...

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Think Change Grow

Project: Co-designed methodology to strengthen skills in innovation while exploring new way...

This project used a structured co-design methodology to strengthen skills in innovation while exploring new ways to think about the support wo...

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University of Melbourne

Project: Customised Employment

This project developed and demonstrated a model of employment support using the evidence-based approach of customised employment.

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University of NSW

Project: Mutuality in Support Relationships

This project was an extension of earlier research on the quality of the support worker-service user ‘mutual relationship’, refined...

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Wellways Australia Ltd

Project: Out Together – Developing an LGBTIQ peer workforce for NDIS service provision

This project explored the development of a specialised LGBTIQ+ peer workforce within a NDIS operational environment.

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