Media releases

December 3, 2011

Getting Practical for People with Disabilities and their Carers

Carers Australia applauds the Prime Minister's announcement today, on International Day of People with Disability, about setting up a government agency to lead the work in getting practical results for...

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November 30, 2011

Poverty amongst people with disabilities is a national disgrace

The fact that Australia currently ranks in the bottom third of OECD nations regarding the employment of people with a disability is a national disgrace.

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November 1, 2011

Pollies to pedal for carers

The annual charity fundraising bike ride "Pollie Pedal" will donate proceeds from the 2012 event to Carers Australia.

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October 20, 2011

Caring role can deepen relationships

Data from the ABS confirms that the caring role can deepen caring relationships.

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October 14, 2011

Carers Week 2011 - Anyone anytime can be a carer

Carers Australia and Carers Associations across the country invite all Australians to be part of Carers Week

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August 10, 2011

The NDIS has the potential to vastly improve the lives of people with a disability and their carers

Carers Australia welcome the release today of both the Productivity Commission's report 'Disability Care and Support' and the Government's announcement that it will proceed immediately with measures to...

August 8, 2011

Report on 'Caring for Older Australians' Welcomed

In welcoming today the release of the Productivity Commission's Final Report 'Caring for Older Australians', Carers Australia's President Tim Moore said that if the recommendations in the report were adopted,...

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August 3, 2011

Carers Australia welcomes the release of the National Carer Strategy

Carers Australia welcomes the release of the National Carer Strategy today by the Australian Government.

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June 30, 2011

Better Start for children with disability registration service begins!

From 1 July Carers Australia begins its Registration and Information service for the Better Start for Children with Disability initiative funded by the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services,...

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May 13, 2011

Carers Australia to deliver Better Start initiative

From 1 July 2011, Carers Australia will deliver the Better Start for Children with Disability initiative which provides early intervention funding to parents and carers of children with a disability.

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