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 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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April 18, 2019

Submission to the Productivity Commission Issues Paper on the Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health

Carers Australia responds to the Issues Paper on the Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health.

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April 17, 2019

Inquiry into Sleep Health Awareness important for the ongoing wellbeing of unpaid carers

Partnership with Sleep Health Foundation to conduct research into impacts of sleep-deprivation on unpaid carers.

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April 5, 2019

Federal Budget 2019 - What It Means For Carers

Carers Australia has produced a document providing an overview of all those measures within the recent Federal Budget which may impact upon carers.

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