Carers Australia

The voice for carers across Australia

Submission
Carers Australia’s Response to the Senate Select Committee on Job Security

7 April 2021 – 377.78 KB

This submission has been informed by the National Carer Network and considers the impact of insecure or precarious employment and related economic issues on carers, and the impact of a person’s caring status on employment opportunities and flow-on individual and economic consequences.

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Carers Australia submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme inquiry: Independent Assessments

31 March 2021 – 260.49 KB

Carers Australia welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme inquiry into Independent Assessments.

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Response to the Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

25 March 2021 – 420.05 KB

Carers Australia has prepared a response to the Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, and briefly outlines specific issues related to carers we want the Committee to be cognisant of.

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Carers Australia submission to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability – Issues Papers Violence and abuse of people with disability at home and Safeguards and quality

26 February 2021 – 240.15 KB

This submission is made in response to the Issues Papers 'Violence and abuse of people with disability at home and Safeguards and quality'.

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Carers Australia submission to the National Disability Insurance Agency – Consultation paper Supporting young children and their families early, to reach their full potential

23 February 2021 – 236.05 KB

This submission is made in response to the consultation paper 'supporting young children and their families early, to reach their full potential'.

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Carers Australia submission to the National Disability Insurance Agency – Consultation papers Access and Eligibility Policy with independent assessments and Planning Policy for Personalised Budgets and Plan Flexibility

23 February 2021 – 262.12 KB

This submission is made in response to consultation papers Access and Eligibility Policy with independent assessments and Planning Policy for Personalised Budgets and Plan Flexibility.

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Response to the Productivity Commission: Final Report on the Inquiry into the role of improving mental health to support economic participation and enhancing productivity and economic growth

22 February 2021 – 309.52 KB

Carers Australia has prepared a submission to comment on all recommendations of the Productivity Commissions Final Report.

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Carers Australia Response to the Australian Government Department of Health – Consultation paper: private health insurance reforms – second wave

10 February 2021 – 251.92 KB

This response is made to the Department of Health’s Consultation paper: private health insurance reforms – second wave (Consultation Paper) and follows Carers Australia’s involvement in various other consultation mechanisms during this ‘second wave’.

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Carers Australia 2021-22 Pre-Budget Submission

4 February 2021 – 286.86 KB

Carers Australia has prepared six recommendations for the Federal Government ahead of the 2021-22 Federal Budget.

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Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety: Response to Counsel Assisting’s Final Recommendations

4 February 2021 – 261.72 KB

Carers Australia provides a response to the recommendations that impact directly on informal carers in Counsel Assisting’s final submissions and recommendations in the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

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Carers Australia Response to the Home Care Hearing Draft Propositions

15 September 2020 – 368.02 KB

Carers Australia are providing this response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety (Royal Commission) Home Care Hearing Draft Propositions
(Propositions) per the Direction dated 2 September 2020.

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Carers Australia Pre-Budget 2020 Submission

25 August 2020 – 317.92 KB

Carers Australia has prepared seven recommendations for the Federal Government ahead of the 2020-21 Federal Budget.