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Preview of 'Support the Every Australian Counts campaign and  join in on a DisabiliTEA!'

September 14, 2012

Support the Every Australian Counts campaign and join in on a DisabiliTEA!

DisabiliTEA is on again - this year its being held on October 26 and we encourage everyone to get involved. You can get together with friends, family or colleagues and share in a cuppa to support the National...

Preview of 'National Disability and Carer Alliance NDIS Forums'

August 7, 2012

National Disability and Carer Alliance NDIS Forums

The National Disability and Carer Alliance are hosting free forums on the National Disability Insurance Scheme. If you are a person with a disability, family member or a carer, we want to hear from YOU. Topics...

Preview of 'Being Care Aware'

August 3, 2012

Being Care Aware

Care Aware is a national communications initiative that aims to raise awareness, recognition, support and appreciation of the 2.6 million carers who provide unpaid care and support to family members and...

July 23, 2012

WA Carers Conference 2012

The WA Carers Conference 2012 is a practical, informative and interactive event for people providing care to family members and friends, as well as service providers, care related organisations, and interested...

Preview of 'Walking the Tightrope - Carers Australia supports the Black Dog Writing Competition.'

July 3, 2012

Walking the Tightrope - Carers Australia supports the Black Dog Writing Competition.

Carers Australia is pleased to support the Black Dog Institute Writing Competition 2012. This year the competition focuses on the powerful stories of mental health carers.

Preview of 'CEO Sleepout a success!'

July 3, 2012

CEO Sleepout a success!

Carers Australia CEO Ara Cresswell braved a winter's night under the stars along with 154 other CEOs from the ACT as part of the St Vinnies CEO Sleepout.

Preview of 'Cyclists go the distance for carers!'

June 21, 2012

Cyclists go the distance for carers!

For ten days in March 2012, over 100 Pollie Pedal cyclists full of enthusiasm donned their lycra and pedalled almost 1,000 kms to raise funds for carers.

Preview of 'President's Update'

June 21, 2012

President's Update

Carers Australia President, Tim Moore, reviews some of the work undertaken and results achieved by Carers Australia during the first half of 2012.

Preview of 'Helping schools to help young carers in regional and remote Australia'

June 21, 2012

Helping schools to help young carers in regional and remote Australia

On 9 March 2012 children, teachers, counsellors and community leaders gathered at the Port Augusta Secondary School for the launch of Young Carers in Education: supporting rural and remote young carers.

Preview of 'FESTofALL item on The Project'

June 7, 2012

FESTofALL item on The Project

Channel Ten's The Project reports on young carers in promotion of FESTofALL - a series of events to bring young carers together on 24 June.

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