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July 30, 2010

Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Caring for Older Australians: The true nature of aged care in Australia

Carers Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide input to this inquiry. It is important that when working towards the best outcomes for care for older Australians, we challenge assumptions about the...

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January 29, 2010

Submission to the Commonwealth Ombudsman Issues Paper “Mistakes and Unintended Consequences— a safety net approach”

Carers Australia welcomes the opportunity to respond to this important issues paper. One of the unintended consequences of a lack of flexibility in government processes and legislation is the significant...

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October 1, 2009

Women Carers in Financial Stress Report

Home-based care provided by family members is the most common form of caring for people with disabilities in Australia. However, it is becoming increasingly evident that this model of care is generating...

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October 1, 2009

The tyranny of distance?

Carers in regional and remote areas of Australia. Prepared for Carers Australia by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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May 1, 2009

Carers Australia Strategic Plan 2009-2012

Carers Australia’s strategic plan for 2009-2012 is the outcome of a planning process over many months and engagement with stakeholders.

October 1, 2008

Don’t wait: Carers say listen and act now

Carers Australia watched the Australia 2020 Summit with interest and came to the conclusion that carers should hold their own 2020 summit to ensure their views would form part of this vision. So in August...

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