September 16, 2016

Submission to the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation

Carers Australia comments on the desire for greater engagement of carers by pharmacies and greater awareness of the services available.

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September 16, 2016

Submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Economics: Budget Savings (Omnibus ) Bill 2016

Carers Australia's comments regarding removal of backdating of the Carer Allowance, and the removal of the Energy Supplement to new social security and family assistance payments recipients.

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August 30, 2016

Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission's review on Elder Abuse and Commonwealth Laws

A Submission into the review of Elder Abuse and Commonwealth Laws, with a focus on family and friend carers and suggestions about improving the safety and protection of older people.

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August 2, 2016

Submission to the Productivity Commission inquiry into Competition in Human Services-Stage 1

Submission to PC Inquiry into Competition in Human Services: services within the human services sector that are best suited to increased application of competition, contestability and informed user choice.

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June 15, 2016

Designing the new integrated carer support service

Carers Australia submission to the draft Service Concept ‘Designing the new integrated carer support service’

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May 5, 2016

Submission to the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Commissioning Framework - Consultation Draft

Carers Australia's Submission to the ILC Commissioning Framework. Please paste the following link into your browser to see the request the submission is in response to:

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November 2, 2015

Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the economic security for women in retirement

Carers Australia recommends a fairer retirement system and consideration for those with broken careers or who face involuntary retirement.

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October 16, 2015

Submission to the Job Seeker Compliance Bill 2015

Carers Australia notes that strict eligibility for Carer Payment mean that there are many carers in receipt of other income supports who would be affected by this Bill and that safeguards are needed.

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October 9, 2015

Submission to the Inquiry into the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Debit Card Trial) Bill 2015

Carers Australia questions the capacity of the cashless welfare arrangements in the proposed Trial to achieve its aims.

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October 9, 2015

Submission to the Independent Review of the Operation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act (2013)

Carers Australia provides recommendations for potential changes to the NDIS Act and the NDIS Rules to achieve consistency across the legislative framework.

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