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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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May 5, 2016

Submission to the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Commissioning Framework - Consultation Draft

Carers Australia's Submission to the ILC Commissioning Framework. Please paste the following link into your browser to see the request the submission is in response to: http://www.ndis.gov.au/community/ilc-home/ilc-commissioning-framework-consultation

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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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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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November 2, 2015

Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the economic security for women in retirement

Carers Australia recommends a fairer retirement system and consideration for those with broken careers or who face involuntary retirement.

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October 16, 2015

Submission to the Job Seeker Compliance Bill 2015

Carers Australia notes that strict eligibility for Carer Payment mean that there are many carers in receipt of other income supports who would be affected by this Bill and that safeguards are needed.

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