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September 5, 2016

Attack on family and friend carers insulting and ill-informed

'Carers Australia is heartily sick of attacks on carers who are receiving a Carer Payment and/or Carer Allowance, and the frequently crude statistical underpinnings of their arguments.'

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August 1, 2016

Education/training bursaries open to young carers

“Tomorrow (2 August) is the opening of the application process for the Young Carer Bursary Programme,” Carers Australia CEO, Ara Cresswell said today. “This important initiative provides young carers...

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June 6, 2016

Let's use this election to improve the lives of family and friend carers

In releasing its pre-election document, Carer supports: addressing collateral damage, Carers Australia is focusing its “asks” on a set of proposals that will improve the effectiveness and address gaps...

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February 5, 2016

Removal of education subsidies will hurt people on the Carer Payment

Carers Australia outlines its disappointment at the proposed abolition of the Pensioner Education Supplement and the Education Entry Payment.

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