News & media

July 10, 2017

Submission on legislation ending Carbon Tax Compensation

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

Preview of 'National Carers Week preparations underway'

June 30, 2017

National Carers Week preparations underway

Campaign to run from 15 - 21 October 2017.

June 30, 2017

Productivity Commission report on NDIS recognises carer contribution

Scheme also produces some counter-productive outcomes.

Preview of 'Young Carer Bursary Program continues in 2018'

June 30, 2017

Young Carer Bursary Program continues in 2018

Program renewed for another year.

Preview of 'Parliamentary Friends of Carers – Focus on Work and Care'

June 30, 2017

Parliamentary Friends of Carers – Focus on Work and Care

The benefits of providing carer-friendly workplaces highlighted in Parliament.

Preview of 'Australian National Young Carer Action Team (ANYCAT) Forum 2017'

June 30, 2017

Australian National Young Carer Action Team (ANYCAT) Forum 2017

Young carers from across the country meet in Canberra.

Preview of '7th International Carers Conference, Adelaide, 4-6 October 2017: Early Bird Closing on 4 August'

June 30, 2017

7th International Carers Conference, Adelaide, 4-6 October 2017: Early Bird Closing on 4 August

Register before 4th August for Early Bird discount!

June 8, 2017

Threat to home doctor services of concern to family and friend carers

A release from Carers Australia regarding the recommended restriction of after-hours home doctor services.

May 31, 2017

Carers Australia welcomes government's endorsement of the Young Carer Bursary Program

The Federal government's announcement that it will commit $1 million to the continuation of the Young Carer Bursary Program in 2018 is very welcome.

May 29, 2017

Spotlighting abuse and neglect of people with disability

Carers Australia is sympathetic to calls for a Royal Commission.

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