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May 1, 2012

Carers Australia included in expert groups to inform design of NDIS

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Carers Australia has been announced as a member of the Eligibility and Assessment Group, to help inform the design of a National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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April 30, 2012

A big leap forward to an NDIS

Today thousands of people with disabilities and their carers heard that a National Disability Insurance Scheme is imminent.

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April 30, 2012

A big leap forward to an NDIS

Carers Australia welcomes the proposed early implementation of the NDIS, and stresses the importance of consulting carers in the design and implementation.

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April 20, 2012

Success of major reforms hinges on continued efforts of family carers

The Living Longer, Living Better reform package released by the Prime Minister and Minister Butler today offers substantial benefits for older Australians

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April 20, 2012

Success of major reforms hinges on the efforts of family carers

Carers Australia welcomes the government's 'Living Longer, Living Better' aged care reforms, but highlights the continued reliance on carers.

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April 18, 2012

Young Carers Get Together!

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Eleven young carers from across Australia came together with young carer workers to share their experiences, develop their personal and professional skills and to discuss Carers Australia’s Young Carer...

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April 13, 2012

Carers Australia receive over $500,000 in Pollie Pedal proceeds

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The Hon Tony Abbott MP, Leader of the Opposition, today handed over a cheque for $548,000 to Carers Australia, representing the monies raised from Pollie Pedal 2012.

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March 27, 2012

Gippsland Carers share their stories at Pollie Pedal event in Traralgon

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Jean Tops, President of the Gippsland carers spoke poignantly about the plight of rural and remote carers in Traralgon today.

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March 27, 2012

Pollie Pedal 2012 - Donate Now

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In 2012, money raised by Pollie Pedal will go to Carers Australia. Donate now.

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