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Preview of 'Carers driven to thoughts of ending the lives of family members with advanced dementia'

July 23, 2015

Carers driven to thoughts of ending the lives of family members with advanced dementia

Ageing and Mental Health report looks at the issue of homicide ideation.

Preview of 'Early involuntary retirement hits carers'

July 8, 2015

Early involuntary retirement hits carers

Research paper finds that many Australians are forced to retire due to caring responsibilities.

Preview of 'Appointment of an Expert Advisory Group to guide the development of a National Carer Gateway '

June 24, 2015

Appointment of an Expert Advisory Group to guide the development of a National Carer Gateway

CEO, Ara Cresswell, to co-chair group guiding the co-design.

Preview of 'Government provides additional Young Carer Bursaries to meet high need'

June 22, 2015

Government provides additional Young Carer Bursaries to meet high need

A further 150 bursaries to be made available to young carers in education.

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.

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