Submissions

January 24, 2020

Submission to the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report on Mental Health

Carers Australia agrees with the recommendations directly relating to family and friend carers in the Draft Report, but note that changes to assessments and eligibility requirements for the Carer Payment...

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January 24, 2020

Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety: Consultation Paper 1 - Program Design in Aged Care

Carers Australia fully supports the principles for a new system as outlined in the Consultation Paper, noting that some of these principles will need to be more clearly defined or teased out to determine...

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October 30, 2019

Submission to the Department of Social Services Discussion Paper on the NDIS Experience: Establishing a Participant Service Guarantee and removing legislative red tape

Surveys undertaken by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and direct feedback to Carers Australia and to state and territory Carers Associations suggest that the majority of carers affirm that...

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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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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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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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October 23, 2018

Submission to the House of Representatives Inquiry into Sleep Health Awareness in Australia

We welcome the opportunity to draw attention to a problem that seriously impacts on many carers' health and wellbeing.

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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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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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