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September 16, 2016

Submission to the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation

Carers Australia comments on the desire for greater engagement of carers by pharmacies and greater awareness of the services available.

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September 16, 2016

Submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Economics: Budget Savings (Omnibus ) Bill 2016

Carers Australia's comments regarding removal of backdating of the Carer Allowance, and the removal of the Energy Supplement to new social security and family assistance payments recipients.

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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 30, 2016

Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission's review on Elder Abuse and Commonwealth Laws

A Submission into the review of Elder Abuse and Commonwealth Laws, with a focus on family and friend carers and suggestions about improving the safety and protection of older people.

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August 2, 2016

Submission to the Productivity Commission inquiry into Competition in Human Services-Stage 1

Submission to PC Inquiry into Competition in Human Services: services within the human services sector that are best suited to increased application of competition, contestability and informed user choice.

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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 15, 2016

Designing the new integrated carer support service

Carers Australia submission to the draft Service Concept ‘Designing the new integrated carer support service’

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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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