News & media

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.

Preview of 'Carers and the NDIS'

July 26, 2016

Carers and the NDIS

Find out how carers can get support in the National Disability Insurance Scheme transition phase.

July 26, 2016

What's happening in the states and territories?

An update from some of the Carers Associations around the country.

July 26, 2016

Carers Australia submissions

Highlighting our recent submissions.

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