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The main focus of this submission is the transition issues arising from national and state/territory government contributions to the NDIS which are leading to the diminution of supports for carers.
Carers Australia broadly supports the concept of an integrated approach to early intervention services for children with developmental needs.
The caring role negatively impacting education of young carers.
Carers may find themselves having to take on greater caring and financial responsibilities for family members and friends who are subject to the lengthening of residency requirements for the Aged Pension...
Reductions to some education payments and supplements will adversely affect the capacity of carers to continue their studies.
Carers Australia considers the Energy Supplement remains necessary for income support recipients, who are all facing record increases in energy prices.
A release from Carers Australia regarding the recommended restriction of after-hours home doctor services.
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.