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Preview of 'Carers caught in the 'sandwich generation''

September 28, 2012

Carers caught in the 'sandwich generation'

A look at the increasing number of 'sandwich carers' in the Baby boomer generation.

September 28, 2012

Carers in the workplace

A review of the status of carers in the workforce.

September 28, 2012

Carer counselling has a positive impact for carers

Encouraging results from a Deakin University study on the effectiveness of carer counselling

Preview of 'Finding ways to reduce isolation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers'

September 28, 2012

Finding ways to reduce isolation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers

A look at the problem of carer isolation in Indigenous communities

Preview of 'Mental health care reform - just won't work without carers!'

June 21, 2012

Mental health care reform - just won't work without carers!

In February Carers Australia issued a policy position statement on proposed mental health care reforms, emphasising the importance of the inclusion of carers and their concerns if the reforms are to be...

Preview of 'Federal Budget 2012-'13: a carer's perspective'

June 21, 2012

Federal Budget 2012-'13: a carer's perspective

Carers Australia provides a brief overview of the Federal Budget 2012-'13 and its impact on carers.

February 1, 2011

Carers' voices towards a vision

In late 2009 Carers Australia conducted national consultations with carers seeking input into the development and strategic direction of the National Carer Recognition Framework. Australia's carers were...

October 1, 2010

Care for a carer during Carers Week

Grace is one of Australia's 2.6 million family carers providing unpaid care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are...

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