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Carers Australia comments on the desire for greater engagement of carers by pharmacies and greater awareness of the services available.
Carers Australia's comments regarding removal of backdating of the Carer Allowance, and the removal of the Energy Supplement to new social security and family assistance payments recipients.
A Submission into the review of Elder Abuse and Commonwealth Laws, with a focus on family and friend carers and suggestions about improving the safety and protection of older people.
Submission to PC Inquiry into Competition in Human Services: services within the human services sector that are best suited to increased application of competition, contestability and informed user choice.
Carers Australia submission to the draft Service Concept ‘Designing the new integrated carer support service’
Carers Australia's Submission to the ILC Commissioning Framework. Please paste the following link into your browser to see the request the submission is in response to: http://www.ndis.gov.au/community/ilc-home/ilc-commissioning-framework-consultation
Carers Australia recommends a fairer retirement system and consideration for those with broken careers or who face involuntary retirement.
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.
Carers Australia questions the capacity of the cashless welfare arrangements in the proposed Trial to achieve its aims.
Carers Australia provides recommendations for potential changes to the NDIS Act and the NDIS Rules to achieve consistency across the legislative framework.