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August 21, 2019

New Australia-Wide, Carer Regional Delivery Services Announced

Today the successful tenders for the regional delivery of the new Integrated Carer Support Services (ICSS) were announced.

May 6, 2019

Labor’s new job tax incentive good for family and friend carers

Carers Australia is pleased that Labor's promised tax cuts for small businesses to create new jobs has a focus on family and friend carers.

May 4, 2019

Labor’s support for family and friend carers welcome

Carers Australia welcomes Labor's announcement of supports for carers

April 17, 2019

Inquiry into Sleep Health Awareness important for the ongoing wellbeing of unpaid carers

Carers Australia has partnered with the Sleep Health Foundation to conduct research into the sleep deprivation facing carers.

August 12, 2013

Carers Australia elects new President

Ms Karen Cook has been elected as Carers Australia’s new board president, succeeding Dr Tim Moore. Ms Cook previously served as vice president.

August 12, 2013

Carers Australia elects new President

Ms Karen Cook has been elected as Carers Australia’s new board president, succeeding Dr Tim Moore. Ms Cook previously served as vice president.

Preview of 'National Youth Week: a time to celebrate, listen and support young carers'

April 10, 2013

National Youth Week: a time to celebrate, listen and support young carers

Carers Australia reiterates call for greater support for young carers at a National Youth Week event in Brisbane.

Preview of 'Report highlights the need to address multiple disadvantages and challenges faced by young carers'

April 9, 2013

Report highlights the need to address multiple disadvantages and challenges faced by young carers

Carers Australia's comment on a new report by the Australian National University highlighting the challenges faced by young carers.

Preview of 'The right to flexible working conditions is a step toward keeping family carers in employment'

February 11, 2013

The right to flexible working conditions is a step toward keeping family carers in employment

Carers Australia supports the many benefits of flexible working arrangements.

Preview of 'Carers Australia welcomes Commonwealth/NSW NDIS funding agreement'

December 6, 2012

Carers Australia welcomes Commonwealth/NSW NDIS funding agreement

Carers Australia today welcomes the news that the Commonwealth and NSW governments have reached agreement on funding the full roll-out of the NDIS by July 2018.

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