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July 16, 2018

Carers Australia partners on My Health Record

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May 11, 2018

Budget 2018 - What It Means For Carers

Our breakdown of the various Budget measures which may impact carers.

May 8, 2018

Carers can benefit from some increased investment in home care packages

Carers Australia believes that tonight’s Federal Budget goes some way to improving access to home care packages for the aged and those who care for them.

May 8, 2018

Carers Australia welcomes major injection of funds in Disability Employment Services

Carers Australia welcomes tonight’s Budget announcement that an additional $300 million over ten years will be invested to help fund a new, reformed model of Disability Employment Services (DES).

April 16, 2018

Submission to the Aged Care Financing Authority Respite Care Consultation

Our submission to a timely review, given the effects on respite care access of reforms in both residential and community aged care.

April 10, 2018

Submission on 'Encouraging Self-Sufficiency for Newly Arrived Migrants' Amendment

Our Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee.

March 22, 2018

Centrelink changes will cost carers

Recent legislation changes will negatively impact new carers.

March 8, 2018

Submission on the importance of supported employment

Carers Australia details the importance of supported employment to people with disability and their carers.

March 5, 2018

Q&As regarding announcement of national approach to carer support services

Background info and more detail on today's announcement.

March 5, 2018

New national approach to carer support services announced

A more integrated and nationally consistent model of service delivery.

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