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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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October 31, 2011

Who Cares? We Do

Information and advice for young carers.

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October 30, 2011

Supporting Families, Supporting Young Carers

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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October 30, 2011

Supporting Young Carers in Secondary Schools

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

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January 1, 2011

Carers National News - Quarter 1, 2011

Carers National News - Quarter 1, 2011.

October 12, 2010

The economic value of informal care in 2010

In 2005 Carers Australia commissioned Access Economics to undertake the first Australian study of the economic value of the informal care provided by unpaid family carers for people with disability, mental...

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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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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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March 3, 2008

Carers Perspective on Caring: A qualitative analysis of open-ended responses to the Carer Health and Wellbeing Index survey 2007

This report is a supplement to The Wellbeing of Australians – Carer Health and Wellbeing published in October 2007. It is based on an analysis of carers’ responses to Question 68 of the Carer Health...

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October 1, 2007

The Wellbeing of Australians - Carer Health and Wellbeing

This Report concerns the subjective wellbeing of carers in Australia. It is the product of a partnership between Carers Australia, Australian Unity, and Deakin University.

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