News & media

December 21, 2017

Accessing respite through the NDIS

Carers’ access to planned respite under the NDIS has been a major issue for carers from the beginning of the reform.

December 21, 2017

Better regulation of quality care in aged care homes

Adequate regulation and surveillance of residential aged care homes has become a high profile issue this year with media attention focused on the failure to care adequately for the elderly.

Preview of '7th International Carers Conference'

December 21, 2017

7th International Carers Conference

October was a busy month for Carers Australia, beginning with the hugely successful 7th International Carers Conference held at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

December 21, 2017

View the 7th International Carers Conference keynote films

The keynote presentations filmed during the 7th International Carers Conference are now available on the Carers Australia website.

October 20, 2017

Carers adversely affected by Taskforce recommendations on after-hours home doctor services

Our media release regarding proposed changes to after-hours primary care services.

October 19, 2017

Productivity Commission acknowledges that access to respite for unpaid carers essential to success of NDIS

Our media release on Productivity Commission recommendations to improve the NDIS.

Preview of 'National Carers Week 2017 - Carers Count!'

October 13, 2017

National Carers Week 2017 - Carers Count!

National Carers Week 2017 - Australia counts on carers so let's show carers how much they count.

October 5, 2017

Free dental offer for carers this National Carers Week! Call today!

A number of Maven Dental practices across the country offering free dental services.

Preview of '7th International Carers Conference – an international debate on the future of unpaid caring'

September 29, 2017

7th International Carers Conference – an international debate on the future of unpaid caring

The 7th International Carers Conference in Adelaide next week is uniting national and international experts on intelligent, futuristic and inclusive technology, pioneering innovations, the digital health...

August 28, 2017

Flexible working conditions for family and friend carers in everyone’s interests

Employers and carers benefit from workplace flexibility.

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