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June 30, 2016

Relevant commitments from the Election campaign

A breakdown of policy commitments made during the campaign which affect carers.

Preview of 'Labor commits to tripling educational support for struggling young carers'

June 17, 2016

Labor commits to tripling educational support for struggling young carers

The Young Carer Bursary Programme to receive funding boost under a Labor Government.

June 6, 2016

Let's use this election to improve the lives of family and friend carers

In releasing its pre-election document, Carer supports: addressing collateral damage, Carers Australia is focusing its “asks” on a set of proposals that will improve the effectiveness and address gaps...

Preview of 'Carers Australia Election document 2016'

June 3, 2016

Carers Australia Election document 2016

The election commitments we are seeking this 2016 Federal Election.

May 6, 2016

Federal Budget 2016 - what it means for carers

An overview of the key Federal Budget measures which may impact carers.

May 3, 2016

Federal Budget: could be better, could be worse for carers

Our response to the 2016 Federal Budget

Preview of 'Removal of educational subsidies will hurt people on the Carer Payment'

February 5, 2016

Removal of educational subsidies will hurt people on the Carer Payment

Reduction may remove incentives for those dependent on social welfare to engage in education and training.

Preview of 'Government's National Carer Gateway now available '

January 5, 2016

Government's National Carer Gateway now available

A national entry point to assist carers.

Preview of 'Carers Australia Annual Report 2014-15'

November 25, 2015

Carers Australia Annual Report 2014-15

Read our Annual Report for the last financial year.

Preview of 'Economic contribution of Australia’s family and friend carers dwarfs the amount spent on income support'

October 14, 2015

Economic contribution of Australia’s family and friend carers dwarfs the amount spent on income support

Suggestions from Minister that carer income support is unsustainable concerning.

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