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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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October 10, 2015

World Mental Health Day - 10 October 2015

Carers Australia encourages all carers to look after their mental health.

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October 9, 2015

Submission to the Independent Review of the Operation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act (2013)

Carers Australia provides recommendations for potential changes to the NDIS Act and the NDIS Rules to achieve consistency across the legislative framework.

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August 19, 2015

Invisible Workforce: $60.3 billion a year labour of love

Carers Australia media release regarding the launch of the Deloitte Access Economics report, 'The Economic Value of Informal Care in Australia in 2015'.

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