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1.9 billion

Carers provide 1.9 billion hours
of unpaid care per year in

$60.3 billion per year

The replacement value of the
unpaid care provided is $60.3
billion per year in Australia

2.7 million

There are currently over
2.7 million unpaid carers in

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March 30, 2020

People dependent on the Carer Payment also need the Coronavirus Supplement

Carers Australia is calling on the Federal Government to extend the fortnightly Coronavirus Supplement of $550 to carers on the Carer Payment.

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March 18, 2020

COVID-19: Advice for carers

Regularly updated information on the current pandemic.

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March 16, 2020

Woolworths set new standard in pandemic response

Carers Australia congratulates Woolworths for accommodating the needs of people with disability and the elderly by introducing temporary early opening hours between 7 and 8am.

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