4430.0 - Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2015 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/10/2016   
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This document was added 20/10/2016.

08/05/2020
Two data cubes containing modelled small area estimates for persons with disability and carers by age and sex for Statistical Areas Level 2 (SA2) of usual residence and Local Government Areas have been added to the Downloads tab. A section under the Explanatory Notes tab has also been added, providing summary information about how these small area estimates were modelled. For full details see the 2015 SDAC Small Area Estimates Explanatory Notes PDF on the Downloads tab.

23/12/2019
A small amount of text in two sections of the Disability and Carers pages were updated to allow for better interpretation of data. A graph was removed from the Carers section due to incorrect labels. Labels were also updated in table 6 of the Autism in Australia data cube.

05/11/2018
A thematic article providing an overview of Australians living in residential aged care using data from the 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers was released. A data cube and a PDF information sheet about Australians living in residential aged care were also added to the Downloads tab.

24/05/2018

The Data Item List has been replaced to reflect an update in the population, concordance and additional information for the following data items:
'All reasons for not looking for work', 'Main reason for not looking for work', 'All reasons for not intending to work or look for work' and 'Main reason for not intending to work or look for work'.

05/04/2018

A profile of people with communication disability in Australia was released on the Summary tab, with a pdf version available on the Downloads tab.

01/03/2018

An information sheet on the experience of discrimination by people living with disability was added using data from the 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers. A pdf version of the Disability discrimination in Australia information sheet was also added and is available on the Downloads tab.

01/12/2017

An information sheet on the use of aids and equipment by people with disability was added using data from the 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers. A pdf version of the Australians living with communication disability thematic publication was also added and is available on the Downloads tab.

29/11/2017

A thematic article providing an overview of Australians with communication disability using data from the 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers was released. A data cube about Australians with communication disability was also added to the Downloads tab.

20/09/2017

A thematic article presenting information about the economic participation of Australians aged 65 years and over using data from the 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers was released. A data cube and a PDF about older people have also been added to the Downloads tab.

31/05/2017

A thematic article presenting information about the socio-economic characteristics and the need for support of people with psychosocial disability was released using data from the 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers. A data cube about people with psychosocial disability has been added to the Downloads tab as well as a comparative data cube on people with psychological disability.

20/04/2017

A thematic article providing an overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability was released using data from the 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers. A data cube and a PDF about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability were also added to the Downloads tab.

29/03/2017

A thematic article providing an overview of Autism in Australia, including prevalence, education, disability, and need for assistance, using data from the 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers was released. A data cube and a PDF about Autism have also been added to the Downloads tab.

12/01/2017

State and Territory data cubes were released in the Downloads tab.

02/12/2016

A profile of people with disability in Australia was released on the Summary tab, with a pdf version available on the Downloads tab.

20/10/2016

2015 SDAC video highlighting information about Australia's carers was released and added to the Key Findings page.

Amendment made to the About this Release page to update information on the release of microdata. Microdata products (TableBuilder and Basic CURF) became available on 18 October, 2016, see Microdata: Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia, 2015 (cat. no. 4430.0.30.002).