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News & announcements

August 21, 2019

New Australia-Wide, Carer Regional Delivery Services Announced

Today the successful tenders for the regional delivery of the new Integrated Carer Support Services (ICSS) were announced.

July 30, 2019

New resources for your My Health Record

The Australian Digital Health Agency have created a series of resources to help you control who can look at your My Health Record information.

July 22, 2019

Carers Australia calls on the Government to Raise the Rate

A minimum $75 per week increase to Newstart needed.

June 26, 2019

Shorter wait times for children waiting for early intervention services under the NDIS welcomed

Access to 'interim plans' for those waiting more than 50 days.

May 29, 2019

Integrated Carer Support Services

The Department of Social Services has published a range of information on the upcoming Integrated Carers Support Services model.

Preview of 'Making your medication manageable'

May 28, 2019

Making your medication manageable

MedAdvisor has produced a free, easy-to-use app to help manage your own medications or those of the person you care for.

May 9, 2019

Greens' policy on Fair Work amendments good for carers

Provisions to redress a particular inequity in the current Act.

May 6, 2019

Labor’s new job tax incentive good for family and friend carers

Carers Australia is pleased that Labor's promised tax cuts for small businesses to create new jobs has a focus on family and friend carers.

May 4, 2019

Labor’s support for family and friend carers welcome

Carers Australia welcomes Labor's announcement of supports for carers

April 24, 2019

Federal Election: Commitments sought to improve the lives of carers

Carers Australia has identified six high priority issues of immediate concern which need to be addressed by the Federal Government.

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