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August 12, 2013

Carers Australia elects new President

Ms Karen Cook has been elected as Carers Australia’s new board president, succeeding Dr Tim Moore. Ms Cook previously served as vice president.

August 12, 2013

Carers Australia elects new President

Ms Karen Cook has been elected as Carers Australia’s new board president, succeeding Dr Tim Moore. Ms Cook previously served as vice president.

Preview of 'National Youth Week: a time to celebrate, listen and support young carers'

April 10, 2013

National Youth Week: a time to celebrate, listen and support young carers

Carers Australia reiterates call for greater support for young carers at a National Youth Week event in Brisbane.

Preview of 'Report highlights the need to address multiple disadvantages and challenges faced by young carers'

April 9, 2013

Report highlights the need to address multiple disadvantages and challenges faced by young carers

Carers Australia's comment on a new report by the Australian National University highlighting the challenges faced by young carers.

Preview of 'The right to flexible working conditions is a step toward keeping family carers in employment'

February 11, 2013

The right to flexible working conditions is a step toward keeping family carers in employment

Carers Australia supports the many benefits of flexible working arrangements.

Preview of 'Carers Australia welcomes Commonwealth/NSW NDIS funding agreement'

December 6, 2012

Carers Australia welcomes Commonwealth/NSW NDIS funding agreement

Carers Australia today welcomes the news that the Commonwealth and NSW governments have reached agreement on funding the full roll-out of the NDIS by July 2018.

Preview of 'Carers surviving on Newstart and other Allowances - a miracle?'

November 29, 2012

Carers surviving on Newstart and other Allowances - a miracle?

The release of the Senate inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart and other allowances backs up Carers Australia's calls for an urgent and substantial increase in income support payments for singles.

Preview of 'Consider carers - Carers Australia supports a sustainable NDIS'

November 29, 2012

Consider carers - Carers Australia supports a sustainable NDIS

Carers Australia supports the National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill introduced in Parliament today, and urges the proper consideration and consultation of carers.

October 15, 2012

Governor-General encourages all Australians to support unpaid carers

The Governor-General encourages greater awareness of carers, as Her Excellency launches Carers Week 2012.

October 11, 2012

Be Care Aware during Carers Week!

Carers Australia encourages all Australians to become more Care Aware as part of Carers Week 2012.

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