Media releases

May 8, 2020

ACT legislation to protect vulnerable Canberrans

Support for legislation to protect aged people and people with disability against abuse.

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May 1, 2020

Consultation on draft Aged Care Visitor Access Code

A call to ensure nationally consistent visitation policy to residential aged care homes during COVID-19 crisis.

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January 21, 2020

Tune Review on the delivery of the NDIS sets clear directions for reform

Independent review into NDIS practices and procedures welcomed.

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November 26, 2019

Toward better provision of aged care needs

Early response to preliminary findings of Royal Commission welcomed.

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October 13, 2019

Tell Us Why You Care this National Carers Week!

National Carers Week runs from 13 - 19 October 2019.

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October 10, 2019

World Mental Health Day 2019

Reducing social stigma key to reducing social isolation.

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August 21, 2019

New Australia-wide, carer regional delivery services announced

Successful tenders for the regional delivery of the new Integrated Carer Support Services announced today.

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July 22, 2019

Carers Australia calls on the Government to Raise the Rate

A minimum $75 per week increase to Newstart needed.

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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.

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May 9, 2019

Greens' policy on Fair Work amendments good for carers

Provisions to redress a particular inequity in current Act.

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