November 26, 2019

Toward better provision of aged care needs

Early response to preliminary findings of Royal Commission welcomed.

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October 30, 2019

Submission to the Department of Social Services Discussion Paper on the NDIS Experience: Establishing a Participant Service Guarantee and removing legislative red tape

Surveys undertaken by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and direct feedback to Carers Australia and to state and territory Carers Associations suggest that the majority of carers affirm that...

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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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September 12, 2019

Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Newstart Inquiry

Carers Australia strongly supports calls for the Federal Government to raise the rate of Newstart and the Youth Allowance.

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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 31, 2019

Reducing Sleep Disruption in Carers

A report into the sleep disruption suffered by carers, based on research conducted by the Sleep Foundation and CQUniversity Australia.

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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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