Media releases

November 14, 2014

Australian National Carer Conference opens on Gold Coast

The Australian National Carer Conference begins on Sunday 16th November on the Gold Coast, bringing together national and international experts and advocates in the carer sector.

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October 31, 2014

Grandparent carers of children with disability need more assistance

Recommendations of recent Senate Inquiry into grandparent carers welcome.

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October 14, 2014

Young carer bursaries to help young carers in education

Young carers aged 12 - 25 can now apply for financial support to help them with their education or training.

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October 14, 2014

Governor-General launches Carers Week 2014

The Governor-General of Australia, His Excellency General The Hon Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), launched Carers Week at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, in Sydney.

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October 13, 2014

Report highlights the plight of older carer parents

Anglicare Sydney report highlights the reliance on older carer parents.

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October 10, 2014

Take a Break, Raise Your Voice, Support our carers!

During Carers Week, Carers Australia calls on all Australians to 'Take a Break, Raise Your Voice and Support our carers!'

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September 17, 2014

Flexible working conditions for carers needed to meet ageing challenges

The need to utilise the entire workforce is emphasised by Carers Australia and others.

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July 29, 2014

Government’s new employment assistance model needs to take into account the impact of caring

Carers Australia calls for caring to be considered in employment and welfare changes.

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June 30, 2014

McClure Welfare Review - a mixed bag for carers

Our response to the Interim Report of the Social Welfare Review.

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June 27, 2014

Unpaid carers putting in longer hours and greater effort

Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals carers are taking on a greater load.

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