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August 8, 2014

Submission to the Interim Report of the Welfare Review

Our response to the proposed reforms to the structure of the welfare system.

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December 3, 2013

Young Carers in Tertiary Education

Carers Australia analyses the current status and situation of young carers in tertiary education, and makes recommendations on how to improve recognition and support.

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August 21, 2013

Culturally and linguistically diverse carers in Australia: background report

A report by Carers Australia providing a profile on CALD carers in Australia, with an overview of the services, programs, resources and relevant policies and strategies which affect them.

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July 30, 2013

Mental Health and DisabilityCare Australia - Roundtable Report

A summary of views expressed by participants of a roundtable focused on how the eligibility criteria for DisabilityCare Australia would affect people with psychosocial disability.

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July 30, 2013

Implementation of DisabilityCare Australia in rural and remote areas - roundtable report

A report on a roundtable held to investigate some of the practical strategies that will make the NDIS work well in rural and remote areas.

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July 30, 2013

Ensuring people from NESB and CALD backgrounds have equitable access to the NDIS

Feedback from a roundtable focused on people from non-English speaking backgrounds (NESB) and/or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD).

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July 30, 2013

Disability at the Margins of DisabilityCare Australia

A summary of views expressed at the 'Disability at the Margins' Roundtable, which focused on people with a disability who may be 'at the margins' of DisabilityCare Australia.

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July 30, 2013

Implementing the NDIS in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

A summary of the the views expressed by participants at the NDIS Roundtable held at Parliament House on 6th June 2013.

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May 15, 2013

Carers Australia Reconciliation Action Plan

Our inaugural RAP, representing our ongoing commitment to reconciliation.

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April 17, 2013

Pollie Pedal 2013 to help make Australia 'carer aware'

Carers Australia will again be the main beneficiary of charity bike ride Pollie Pedal in 2013.

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April 10, 2013

National Youth Week: a time to celebrate, listen and support young carers

Carers Australia reiterates the need for greater support for young carers, during National Youth Week.

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April 9, 2013

Report highlights the need to address multiple disadvantages and challenges faced by young carers

Carers Australia's comment on the need for greater supports for young carers, highlighted by a new report by the Australian National University.

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May 11, 2012

Federal Budget 2012-'13: A Carer's Perspective

Carers Australia analyses and critiques the Federal Budget 2012-'13 and its implications for Australia's carers.

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February 1, 2012

Mental Health Reform - National Policy Position Statement

Carers Australia and Network of Carers Associations National Policy Position Statement: Mental Health Reform.

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November 1, 2011

Young Carers in Education

Information for schools about young carers in rural and remote Australia, raising awareness of the unique challenges faced by young carers living in these communities.

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