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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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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April 3, 2019

Additional support for carers welcomed

Encouraging that new funding made available in the Federal Budget is in addition to previously announced funding.

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February 25, 2019

Carers Australia welcomes vote for Royal Commission into Disability Abuse

Previous enquiries have had limited effect.

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February 7, 2019

Carers Australia 2019-20 Federal Budget Submission

This submission outlines a series of measures to support unpaid carers in their caring role.

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