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December 8, 2011

Carers Australia's Federal Budget Submission 2012/2013

Carers Australia outlines its main priorities for the 2012 Federal Budget.

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July 1, 2011

The Medication Management in Residential Aged Care Facilities Project

When we think of carers and the role they play, we normally put them in a domestic or household setting...

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June 1, 2011

Response to the National E-health Transition Authority's draft report

Carers Australia welcomes the NEHTA draft report "Draft Concept Operations: Relating to the introduction of a personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) system".

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May 1, 2011

Ensuring a good life for people with a disability and their families

Carers Australia and the state and territory Carer Associations welcome the release of the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report on Disability Care and Support. We are heartened by the Commission’s...

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March 1, 2011

Response to the Productivity Commission's draft report on the Caring for Older Australians Inquiry

Carers Australia welcomes the release of the draft report of the Inquiry into Caring for Older Australians. We acknowledge the progress that the Productivity Commission (the Commission) has made towards...

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November 1, 2010

Submission to the Australian Government’s Medicare Locals Discussion Paper on Governance and Functions

Carers should be acknowledged as individuals with their own needs within and beyond the caring role. The relationship between carers and the persons for whom they care should be recognised and respected....

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October 11, 2010

Submission to the Consultation Draft of “A National Framework for Advance Care Directives 2010”

Carers Australia welcomes the opportunity to respond to this key draft document. Carers Australia views ‘future planning’, such as the establishment of advance care directives (ACDs), as important...

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August 16, 2010

Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Disability Care and Support

Carers Australia’s submission is informed by input from consultations with carers from around the country. Expectations for the introduction of a Long-term Disability Care and Support Scheme (LDCSS)...

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July 30, 2010

Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Caring for Older Australians: The true nature of aged care in Australia

Carers Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide input to this inquiry. It is important that when working towards the best outcomes for care for older Australians, we challenge assumptions about the...

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