With the changes in mental health policy that have taken place over previous decades, the majority of support for people with mental illness now falls to informal carers in the community, usually family.
Disability and carers
Raising a child with a disability can bring additional challenges and demands to the daily life of parents and carers. Whilst several studies report positive and satisfying aspects to caregiving, a growing body of evidence suggests that caring can also have adverse effects on health and wellbeing.
This paper uses existing literature to describe Australia's family leave policy history leading up to the government-funded Dad and Partner Pay
Recent preliminary research conducted by Siblings Australia has revealed the details of significant physical harm that may be experienced by some siblings at the hands of a brother or sister with a disability.
Mothers of school-aged children with disabilities often face numerous challenges, including mental health problems, and a health-care system with limited strategies specifically designed to support their needs.
Summary of how transport and disadvantage intersect and why some groups are especially vulnerable to transport disadvantage.
Produced by the National Child Protection Clearinghouse
Articles include culturally responsive family dispute resolution, children's understandings of post-separation decision making about them
Examines the relationship between children with disabilities and parents with disabilities, and the potential for child maltreatment.