July 31, 2017

Welfare Reform Bill

Carers Australia's position on two provisions of the recent Bill, which affect qualification for Carer Payment and the 'intent to claim provisions'.

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July 31, 2017

Payment Integrity Bill

Carers may find themselves having to take on greater caring and financial responsibilities for family members and friends who are subject to the lengthening of residency requirements for the Aged Pension...

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July 31, 2017

Better Targeting Student Payments Bill

Reductions to some education payments and supplements will adversely affect the capacity of carers to continue their studies.

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July 10, 2017

Carbon Tax Compensation Bill

Carers Australia considers the Energy Supplement remains necessary for income support recipients, who are all facing record increases in energy prices.

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March 30, 2017

Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry on NDIS costs

Carers Australia proposes recommendations to address problems which have arisen with the implementation of the NDIS to date.

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March 2, 2017

Submission on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Omnibus Savings & Childcare Reform) Bill 2017

Our Submission, primarily focusing on the impact on carers of the proposed amendments.

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January 24, 2017

Pre-Budget Submission 2017 - 2018

Carers Australia's Pre-Budget Submission to the Australian Government, outlining our recommendations for the Federal Budget.

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December 16, 2016

Submission on Delivering an Integrated Carer Support Service

Comprehensive and equitable service offerings of a generally positive model, although number of areas require greater clarification.

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December 5, 2016

Submission to the Aged Care Legislated Review

A Submission focused on the impacts of reforms on carers' access to services which support them in their caring role.

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