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Preview of 'Carers Australia encouraged by plan for integrated carer supports '

May 12, 2015

Carers Australia encouraged by plan for integrated carer supports

Tonight’s Federal Budget announcement that the Government will be investing $33.7m over 4 years in an Integrated Plan for Carer Support Services (IPCSS) for Australia’s family and friend carers promises...

Preview of 'Greater Consumer Choice across Community Aged Care Programmes Welcome'

May 12, 2015

Greater Consumer Choice across Community Aged Care Programmes Welcome

Carers Australia, along with other members with the National Aged Care Alliance (NACA), welcomes the announcement that, from 2018, the Home Care Packages Programme and the Commonwealth Home Support Programme...

Preview of '“A place to proudly call home for people with disability” – release of the Every Australian Counts survey '

April 24, 2015

“A place to proudly call home for people with disability” – release of the Every Australian Counts survey

The housing needs of people with a disability, their families and carers need to be addressed by all governments.

Preview of '150 extra young carer bursaries for 2015'

April 2, 2015

150 extra young carer bursaries for 2015

Applicants of the 2015 Young Carer Bursary Programme to be eligible for the additional bursaries.

Preview of 'Summary of the Final Report into the Review of Australia's Welfare System'

March 3, 2015

Summary of the Final Report into the Review of Australia's Welfare System

Carers Australia has developed a summary of this report to help carers understand what changes are being proposed.

Preview of 'Carers Australia Federal Budget Submission 2015-16'

February 6, 2015

Carers Australia Federal Budget Submission 2015-16

Our submission to the Government calling for several inclusions in the next Federal Budget.

Preview of 'Increased support for people suffering severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia will benefit carers'

February 4, 2015

Increased support for people suffering severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia will benefit carers

Reallocation of funds to provide support via mobile teams of clinical experts.

Preview of 'A successful National Carer Conference'

December 16, 2014

A successful National Carer Conference

National event on the Gold Coast a great success.

Preview of 'Merry Christmas from Carers Australia!'

December 16, 2014

Merry Christmas from Carers Australia!

A Christmas message from all our staff.

Preview of 'Assessment underway for applicants of the Young Carer Bursary Programme'

December 16, 2014

Assessment underway for applicants of the Young Carer Bursary Programme

Applicants to be made aware of outcomes in January 2015.

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