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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 '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.

Preview of 'Donate to Carers Australia and change lives for the better.'

March 27, 2012

Donate to Carers Australia and change lives for the better.

Donate now and change lives for the better.

Preview of 'Pollie Pedal 2012 - Donate Now'

March 27, 2012

Pollie Pedal 2012 - Donate Now

In 2012, money raised by Pollie Pedal will go to Carers Australia. Donate now.

March 26, 2012

Frank Costa from the Geelong Cats sends off Pollie Pedal riders

Geelong Football Club President, Frank Costa welcomed participants of the Pollie Pedal Cycling Fundraising event to Geelong and the Geelong Cats Football Stadium on Sunday morning. Almost 100 riders are...

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...

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