Resources

October 17, 2018

Position paper: NDIS Reasonable and Necessary Supports – the Case for Respite

Carers Australia supports the recommendations of the Productivity Commission in relation to respite.

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October 16, 2018

Respite Care Refused By NDIS?

NDIS participants who do not agree with the support provided for in their plans are able to have planners’ decisions reviewed.

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October 16, 2018

Review of NDIS respite care decisions by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal – a resource for carers

This resource has been prepared for carers and NDIS participants who wish to have their respite care decisions reviewed.

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October 14, 2018

Tell Us Why You Care this National Carers Week!

National Carers Week 2018 runs from 14 - 20 October.

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August 29, 2018

Submission to the Productivity Commission Issues Paper on the National Disability Agreement (NDA) Review

Our submission on the Productivity Commission's review of the 2012 National Disability Agreement.

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August 3, 2018

Submission to the Department of Jobs and Small Business on the next generation of employment services

Our submission to the Department of Jobs and Small Business on the initiative to update the delivery of government funded employment services.

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July 16, 2018

Carers Australia partners on My Health Record

Opt-out period opens today.

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May 18, 2018

Submission to DSS on Integrated Carer Support Services - Regional Delivery Partners

Our Submission to the Department of Social Services Discussion Paper on a draft regional delivery model for the Integrated Carer Support Service.

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May 8, 2018

Carers can benefit from some increased investment in home care packages

Budget goes some way to improving access to home care packages for the aged and their carers.

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