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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.

Preview of 'FESTofALL - bringing young carers together'

May 10, 2012

FESTofALL - bringing young carers together

FESTofALL is a series of events being held on 24 June 2012 to bring Australia’s young carers together.

Preview of 'A chilly night out for Ara Cresswell'

May 10, 2012

A chilly night out for Ara Cresswell

Carers Australia CEO, Ara Cresswell, is to participate in St Vincent de Paul Society's 'CEO Sleepout' in Canberra on Thursday 21 June.

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.

Preview of 'Carers Australia included in expert groups to inform design of NDIS'

May 1, 2012

Carers Australia included in expert groups to inform design of NDIS

Carers Australia has been announced as a member of the Eligibility and Assessment Group, to help inform the design of a National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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.

Preview of 'Young Carers Get Together!'

April 18, 2012

Young Carers Get Together!

Eleven young carers from across Australia came together with young carer workers to share their experiences, develop their personal and professional skills and to discuss Carers Australia’s Young Carer...

Preview of 'Carers Australia receive over $500,000 in Pollie Pedal proceeds'

April 13, 2012

Carers Australia receive over $500,000 in Pollie Pedal proceeds

The Hon Tony Abbott MP, Leader of the Opposition, today handed over a cheque for $548,000 to Carers Australia, representing the monies raised from Pollie Pedal 2012.

Preview of 'Gippsland Carers share their stories at Pollie Pedal event in Traralgon'

March 27, 2012

Gippsland Carers share their stories at Pollie Pedal event in Traralgon

Jean Tops, President of the Gippsland carers spoke poignantly about the plight of rural and remote carers in Traralgon today.

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