News & media

October 20, 2016

Carers Australia sad to learn that Bruce Bonyhady will be replaced as the Chairman of the National Disability Insurance Agency

Dr Bonyhady a great advocate for people with disability and their carers.

October 18, 2016

Income of primary carers 42% lower than non carers

Number of primary carers has also increased by 11% since 2012.

October 15, 2016

National Carers Week 2016 – Carers Count!

Let carers know they count!

September 20, 2016

Evidenced-based and intensive support approaches to avoiding long term welfare dependence have merit

Tackling welfare-dependence is a welcome initiative, but short-term supports for young carers must be maintained.

September 16, 2016

Submission to the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation

Comments on a desire for greater engagement of carers by pharmacies and awareness around available services.

September 16, 2016

Submission regarding the recent Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016

A submission regarding measures in the Omnibus Bill 2016 which affect carers.

September 5, 2016

Attack on family and friend carers insulting and ill-informed

'Carers Australia is heartily sick of attacks on carers who are receiving a Carer Payment and/or Carer Allowance, and the frequently crude statistical underpinnings of their arguments.'

August 30, 2016

Submission to review of Elder Abuse and Commonwealth Laws

A Submission into the review of Elder Abuse and Commonwealth Laws, with a focus on family and friend carers.

August 3, 2016

Submission to Productivity Commission

Carers Australia submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Competition in Human Services - Stage 1.

August 1, 2016

Education/training bursaries open to young carers

“Tomorrow (2 August) is the opening of the application process for the Young Carer Bursary Programme,” Carers Australia CEO, Ara Cresswell said today.

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