Resources

February 1, 2010

Submission to the Inquiry into Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform and Reinstatement of Racial Discrimination Act) Bills

Carers Australia is concerned that the welfare management measures to address school attendance outlined in the bills may have a negative impact on young carers and their families.

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January 29, 2010

Submission to the Commonwealth Ombudsman Issues Paper “Mistakes and Unintended Consequences— a safety net approach”

Carers Australia welcomes the opportunity to respond to this important issues paper. One of the unintended consequences of a lack of flexibility in government processes and legislation is the significant...

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October 1, 2009

Women Carers in Financial Stress Report

Home-based care provided by family members is the most common form of caring for people with disabilities in Australia. However, it is becoming increasingly evident that this model of care is generating...

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October 1, 2009

Carers Australia Annual Report 2008 - 2009

Carers Australia Annual Report 2008 - 2009

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October 1, 2009

The tyranny of distance?

Carers in regional and remote areas of Australia. Prepared for Carers Australia by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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May 1, 2009

Carers Australia Strategic Plan 2009-2012

Carers Australia’s strategic plan for 2009-2012 is the outcome of a planning process over many months and engagement with stakeholders.

October 1, 2008

Don’t wait: Carers say listen and act now

Carers Australia watched the Australia 2020 Summit with interest and came to the conclusion that carers should hold their own 2020 summit to ensure their views would form part of this vision. So in August...

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October 1, 2008

Carers Australia Annual Report 2007 - 2008

Carers Australia Annual Report 2007 - 2008.

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March 3, 2008

Carers Perspective on Caring: A qualitative analysis of open-ended responses to the Carer Health and Wellbeing Index survey 2007

This report is a supplement to The Wellbeing of Australians – Carer Health and Wellbeing published in October 2007. It is based on an analysis of carers’ responses to Question 68 of the Carer Health...

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October 1, 2007

The Wellbeing of Australians - Carer Health and Wellbeing

This Report concerns the subjective wellbeing of carers in Australia. It is the product of a partnership between Carers Australia, Australian Unity, and Deakin University.

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