October 13, 2017

National Carers Week 2017 - Carers Count!

National Carers Week 2017 - Australia counts on carers so it's time to let carers know how much they count.

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October 11, 2017

Inquiry on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Bill 2017

Without better evidence of the value of the cashless debit card in meeting its objectives, Carers Australia does not support the extension of the Cashless Debit Card to new areas, more participants, and...

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September 29, 2017

7th International Carers Conference – an international debate on the future of unpaid caring

7th International Carers Conference about to get underway in Adelaide.

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September 8, 2017

Future Reform - an integrated care at home program to support older Australians

In this submission Carers Australia's primary focus is on family and friend carers of the aged. We also respond to more general issues relating to propositions for a more integrated home care program to...

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August 28, 2017

Flexible working conditions for family and friend carers in everyone’s interests

Employers and carers benefit from workplace flexibility.

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August 17, 2017

Carers Australia Submission to Joint House NDIS Inquiry into NDIS Transitional Arrangements

The main focus of this submission is the transition issues arising from national and state/territory government contributions to the NDIS which are leading to the diminution of supports for carers.

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August 11, 2017

Provision of services under the NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention Approach

Carers Australia broadly supports the concept of an integrated approach to early intervention services for children with developmental needs.

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August 8, 2017

Young carers put at educational disadvantage

The caring role negatively impacting education of young carers.

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