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September 24, 2012

Carers say dementia awareness essential

Increasing awareness of dementia is essential if carers are to play an effective caring role

Preview of 'Launch sites begin the NDIS rollout '

July 26, 2012

Launch sites begin the NDIS rollout

“Carers Australia is very pleased that Tasmania, South Australia and the ACT have agreed to participate in the roll out of NDIS launch sites," said Carers Australia President, Tim Moore. These states...

Preview of 'More family carers in the paid workforce'

June 26, 2012

More family carers in the paid workforce

The COAG Reform Council's third annual National Disability Agreement reports increased workforce participation by carers, but participation remains significantly lower than that of non-carers.

Preview of 'At last - the beginning of transformational social reform'

May 8, 2012

At last - the beginning of transformational social reform

Carers Australia addresses the Federal Budget 2012.

April 30, 2012

A big leap forward to an NDIS

Today thousands of people with disabilities and their carers heard that a National Disability Insurance Scheme is imminent.

April 30, 2012

A big leap forward to an NDIS

Carers Australia welcomes the proposed early implementation of the NDIS, and stresses the importance of consulting carers in the design and implementation.

April 20, 2012

Success of major reforms hinges on continued efforts of family carers

The Living Longer, Living Better reform package released by the Prime Minister and Minister Butler today offers substantial benefits for older Australians

April 20, 2012

Success of major reforms hinges on the efforts of family carers

Carers Australia welcomes the government's 'Living Longer, Living Better' aged care reforms, but highlights the continued reliance on carers.

Preview of 'Colac Carers have a Cuppa with Tony Abbott'

March 25, 2012

Colac Carers have a Cuppa with Tony Abbott

The Colac Carers Group who meet regularly in Colac for morning tea and lunch had a special guest in Tony Abbott last Saturday morning. The Hon Tony Abbott, Kevin Andrews MP, and Senator Michel Ronaldson...

March 20, 2012

Pollie Pedal and Carers Australia - Connecting carers to the Community

Leader of the Opposition, The Hon Tony Abbott MHR, launches Pollie Pedal 2012 on the lawns of Parliament House.

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