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Comprehensive and equitable service offerings of a generally positive model, although number of areas require greater clarification.
A Submission focused on the impacts of reforms on carers' access to services which support them in their caring role.
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.