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August 10, 2011

The NDIS has the potential to vastly improve the lives of people with a disability and their carers

Carers Australia welcome the release today of both the Productivity Commission's report 'Disability Care and Support' and the Government's announcement that it will proceed immediately with measures to...

August 8, 2011

Report on 'Caring for Older Australians' Welcomed

In welcoming today the release of the Productivity Commission's Final Report 'Caring for Older Australians', Carers Australia's President Tim Moore said that if the recommendations in the report were adopted,...

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August 3, 2011

Carers Australia welcomes the release of the National Carer Strategy

Carers Australia welcomes the release of the National Carer Strategy today by the Australian Government.

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June 30, 2011

Better Start for children with disability registration service begins!

From 1 July Carers Australia begins its Registration and Information service for the Better Start for Children with Disability initiative funded by the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services,...

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May 13, 2011

Carers Australia to deliver Better Start initiative

From 1 July 2011, Carers Australia will deliver the Better Start for Children with Disability initiative which provides early intervention funding to parents and carers of children with a disability.

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May 10, 2011

Carers must be included in mental health investment

Carers Australia welcomes the increased investment in the mental health sector as announced in the Federal Budget.

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March 18, 2011

Carers Australia welcomes National Disability Strategy

Carers Australia welcomes the release today of the Australian Government's National Disability Strategy 2010-2020.

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February 28, 2011

Carers Australia supports Productivity Commission report on major disability reform

Carers Australia welcomes the release today of the Productivity Commission's interim report into Disability Care and Support.

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January 21, 2011

Family carers considered in aged care reforms

Carers Australia welcomes the proposed reforms outlined in the Productivity Commission’s draft report, ‘Caring for Older Australians’.

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