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Young Carers in Tertiary Education

December 3, 2013

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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Culturally and linguistically diverse carers in Australia: background report

August 21, 2013

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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Mental Health and DisabilityCare Australia - Roundtable Report

July 30, 2013

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

July 30, 2013

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

July 30, 2013

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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Disability at the Margins of DisabilityCare Australia

July 30, 2013

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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Implementing the NDIS in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

July 30, 2013

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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Pollie Pedal 2013 to help make Australia 'carer aware'

April 17, 2013

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

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

April 10, 2013

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

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

April 9, 2013

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

May 11, 2012

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

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Mental Health Reform - National Policy Position Statement

February 1, 2012

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

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Young Carers in Education

November 1, 2011

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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Who Cares? We Do

October 31, 2011

Information and advice for young carers.

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Supporting Families, Supporting Young Carers

October 30, 2011

A resource for parents, offerings tips and strategies from other parents and young carers, to help understand and support your own children.

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Supporting Young Carers in Secondary Schools

October 30, 2011

A resource designed to support teachers by raising awareness of young carers.

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