OPA's in-depth research reports reveal complex systemic issues faced by people with disability and explore possible solutions. Incorporating real case studies, they often inform discussions and policy formation at the highest levels of government.
OPA research reports - Archive
A listing of OPA research reports available upon request
I'm too scared to come out of my room
Preventing and responding to violence and abuse between co-residents in group homes
NDIS service agreements: making choice and control more real
This report explores the onerous and unfair terms being included in many of the NDIS service agreements sent to OPA for signing by guardians.
The Illusion of 'Choice and Control'
The difficulties for people with complex and challenging support needs to obtain adequate supports under the NDIS
Discussion paper: Designing a deprivation of liberty framework
While some restrictions that affect people with disability are authorised under existing legislation, some are not. OPA believes that law reform is needed here.