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December 21, 2015

A National Carer Gateway for Australia's 2.7million family and friend carers

Today’s launch of the Federal Government’s Carer Gateway will help to further raise awareness of who is a carer and the supports available to assist them in their caring role.

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October 10, 2015

World Mental Health Day - 10 October 2015

Carers Australia encourages all carers to look after their mental health.

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August 19, 2015

Invisible Workforce: $60.3 billion a year labour of love

Carers Australia media release regarding the launch of the Deloitte Access Economics report, 'The Economic Value of Informal Care in Australia in 2015'.

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July 23, 2015

Carers driven to thoughts of ending the lives of family members with advanced dementia

Carers Australia media release regarding a report which looks at homicide ideation among carers of people with dementia.

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July 8, 2015

Early involuntary retirement hits carers

Productivity Commission research paper finds many forced into involuntary retirement due to caring responsibilities.

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May 12, 2015

Greater Consumer Choice across Community Aged Care Programmes Welcome

Carers Australia, along with other members with the National Aged Care Alliance (NACA), welcomes the announcement that, from 2018, the Home Care Packages Programme and the Commonwealth Home Support Programme...

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May 12, 2015

Carers Australia encouraged by plan for integrated carer supports

Tonight’s Federal Budget announcement that the Government will be investing $33.7m over 4 years in an Integrated Plan for Carer Support Services (IPCSS) for Australia’s family and friend carers promises...

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