Carers National News


July 10, 2017

Submission on legislation ending Carbon Tax Compensation

Carers Australia considers that the Energy Supplement remains necessary for income support recipients, who are all facing record energy price increases.

June 8, 2017

Threat to home doctor services of concern to family and friend carers

A release from Carers Australia regarding the recommended restriction of after-hours home doctor services.

May 31, 2017

Carers Australia welcomes government's endorsement of the Young Carer Bursary Program

The Federal government's announcement that it will commit $1 million to the continuation of the Young Carer Bursary Program in 2018 is very welcome.

May 29, 2017

Spotlighting abuse and neglect of people with disability

Carers Australia is sympathetic to calls for a Royal Commission.

May 11, 2017

Budget 2017: What it means for carers

An overview of the key Budget measures that may affect carers.

March 30, 2017

Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry on NDIS Costs

Recommendations to address problems which have arisen with the implementation of the NDIS to date.

March 2, 2017

Dr Peter Langkamp announced as new President of Carers Australia

Dr Langkamp takes over from Karen Cook.

February 28, 2017

Registrations open for 7th International Carers Conference

Register now to attend the International Carers Conference in Adelaide from 4 - 6 October 2017.

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