Carers Australia

The voice for carers across Australia

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Carers Australia thanks outgoing Chair and CEO

2 December 2021 – 152.51 KB

Carers Australia is today celebrating the leadership of its outgoing Chair, Ms Sonia Rutnam and outgoing
Chief Executive Officer, Ms Liz Callaghan.

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Help identify hidden young carers this National Carers Week

15 October 2021 – 170.06 KB

Educational institutions around the country are being encouraged to identify and support young carers in their classrooms with the help of a new toolkit from Australia’s peak body for unpaid carers.

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Calls for GPs to help improve carer wellbeing this National Carers Week

14 October 2021 – 172.12 KB

Carers Australia are asking General Practitioners and other medical professionals to help improve carer health and wellbeing through social prescribing.

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The importance of having access to support for unpaid carers is clear

12 October 2021 – 183.06 KB

Recent outcomes from a survey conducted by Carers Australia and the University of Canberra has identified that unpaid carers are lonelier, in poorer physical and mental health, and are less likely to be employed compared to the average Australian.

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A message from the Prime Minister for National Carers Week 2021

11 October 2021 – 190.66 KB

The Prime Minister, the hon. Scott Morrison, has provided a statement for carers to mark the start of National Carers Week.

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Celebrating Carers during National Carers Week

10 October 2021 – 171.48 KB

National Carers Week 2021 is a time to recognise and celebrate Australia’s unpaid carers who provide care and support to a family member or friend.

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A little support makes a big difference this Dementia Action Week

21 September 2021 – 194.04 KB

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Millions Of Reasons To Care – National Carers Week 2021

29 July 2021 – 162.75 KB

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Women carers to be better supported in the workplace under a new program

25 May 2021 – 192.71 KB

In a win for women carers looking to combine work and care, Carers Australia has been announced as a grant recipient of the Federal Government’s Women’s Leadership and Development Program.

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Increased funding for respite and support services for carers welcomed

11 May 2021 – 175.68 KB

The Treasurer’s announcement tonight of an additional $798.3 million to support carers of the aged has been welcomed by the national peak body for Australia’s 2.65 million unpaid carers.

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Carers must be recognised by Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

20 April 2021 – 160.67 KB

Carers must not be forgotten by the Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention (the Committee), says the national peak body for Australia’s 2.65 million unpaid carers.

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Carers must remain a priority

30 March 2021 – 165.05 KB

The Federal Government’s new ministry must continue to prioritise Australia’s 2.65 million unpaid carers.