Carers National News

December 21, 2017

Survey into carers’ awareness of the Carer Gateway

Preview of '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.

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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.

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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.

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December 21, 2017

7th International Carers Conference

Preview of '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.

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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.

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September 29, 2017

AMCAL discount offer for carers!

Preview of 'AMCAL discount offer for carers!'

Offer available during National Carers Week.

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September 29, 2017

NDIS Project and Better Start Program

Help available with transition from existing supports.

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September 29, 2017

Release of the Tune Report

Recommendations to review respite arrangements.

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