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This is the NDRP Research Agenda. This agenda will guide our research over the next 10 or more years. It will help to make sure that disability research in Australia is well-supported so that we better understand the matters important to people with disability and the solutions that are needed, and provides evidence to help shape the policies and practices that result in better life outcomes for people with disability. 

The NDRP Research Agenda was developed in collaboration with people with disability, their representative organisations and allies, over two years from 2021-2023.

Rights-based approach 

People who contributed recognised that research is fundamental to upholding the rights and improving outcomes for people with disability. The NDRP Research Agenda will help in implementing Australia’s Disability Strategy by contributing an evidence base and furthering Australia’s commitment to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

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Research Agenda

The full Research Agenda which sets out 12 research areas, research questions and themes

One page: research areas

A one page overview of the 12 research areas

Easy read

Our research agenda: how we will support disability research

Developing the NDRP Research Agenda

The NDRP Research Agenda was developed together with people with disability, their representative organisations and allies over two years, from 2020 to 2023. 

Click here to read all the background papers and work that went into developing the research agenda​

NDRP research agenda timeline; click the link above for more detail
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