Carers National News
Preview of 'Survey into carers’ awareness of the Carer Gateway '

December 21, 2017

Survey into carers’ awareness of the Carer Gateway

The Carer Gateway is a national phone and website service developed by the Department of Social Services (DSS) to provide practical information about services and support for carers.

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.

Preview of 'Australian Institute of Family Studies 2018 Conference'

September 29, 2017

Australian Institute of Family Studies 2018 Conference

'What matters most to families in the 21st century?'

Preview of 'AMCAL discount offer for carers!'

September 29, 2017

AMCAL discount offer for carers!

Offer available during National Carers Week.

Preview of 'Young Carer Bursary Program applications closed'

September 29, 2017

Young Carer Bursary Program applications closed

Applications currently being assessed.

September 29, 2017

NDIS Project and Better Start Program

Help available with transition from existing supports.

September 29, 2017

Release of the Tune Report

Recommendations to review respite arrangements.

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