Carers National News


December 18, 2017

New restrictions on after hours home doctors will hurt carers

Following the Government’s announcement today of changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS), carers who call an after hours service for a home visit will face high out of pocket expenses.

Preview of 'Annual Report 2016 - 17 now available'

November 29, 2017

Annual Report 2016 - 17 now available

Carers Australia Annual Report now available

October 20, 2017

Carers adversely affected by Taskforce recommendations on after-hours home doctor services

Our media release regarding proposed changes to after-hours primary care services.

October 19, 2017

Productivity Commission acknowledges that access to respite for unpaid carers essential to success of NDIS

Our media release on Productivity Commission recommendations to improve the NDIS.

Preview of 'National Carers Week 2017 - Carers Count!'

October 13, 2017

National Carers Week 2017 - Carers Count!

National Carers Week 2017 - Australia counts on carers so let's show carers how much they count.

October 5, 2017

Free dental offer for carers this National Carers Week! Call today!

A number of Maven Dental practices across the country offering free dental services.

Preview of '7th International Carers Conference – an international debate on the future of unpaid caring'

September 29, 2017

7th International Carers Conference – an international debate on the future of unpaid caring

The 7th International Carers Conference in Adelaide next week is uniting national and international experts on intelligent, futuristic and inclusive technology, pioneering innovations, the digital health...

August 28, 2017

Flexible working conditions for family and friend carers in everyone’s interests

Employers and carers benefit from workplace flexibility.

August 8, 2017

Young carers put at educational disadvantage

Caring role negatively impacting their education.

August 2, 2017

7th International Carers Conference - Early Bird registration closing 4 August

Register now to attend the 7th International Carers Conference at the Adelaide Convention Centre 4 - 6 October 2017.

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