Carers Australia

The voice for carers across Australia

Media Release
Increased support for people suffering severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia will benefit carers

4 February 2015 – 207.18 KB

Carers Australia welcomes Assistant Minister Fifield’s announcement that the government will use the remaining $54.5 million from the over-subscribed and now defunct Dementia Supplement to provide support to residential aged care providers through mobile teams of clinical experts, which will assist residents experiencing severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (known as BPSD).

Media Release
Carers Australia welcomes the release of the National Carer Strategy

3 August 2011 – 278.4 KB

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

Media Release
Carer Recognition Bill passed – a significant step forward for Australia’s carers

28 October 2010 – 294.83 KB

Carers Australia welcomes the passing of the Carer Recognition bill through the Senate yesterday. The Carer Recognition Bill establishes a legislative framework to increase recognition and awareness of Australia’s 2.9 million carers.