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News & announcements

February 25, 2019

Carers Australia welcomes vote for Royal Commission into Disability Abuse

Previous enquiries have had limited effect.

February 7, 2019

Our Federal Budget Submission

Outlining a series of measures to support unpaid carers in the caring role.

November 13, 2018

Call for superannuation guarantee for carers

Senate Motion recognises the plight of carers who have had to give up paid work to provide unpaid care.

October 17, 2018

Support for carers to access respite through the NDIS needs to be transparent

Our Position Paper makes the case.

July 16, 2018

Carers Australia partners on My Health Record

Opt-out period opens today.

May 11, 2018

Budget 2018 - What It Means For Carers

Our breakdown of the various Budget measures which may impact carers.

May 8, 2018

Carers can benefit from some increased investment in home care packages

Carers Australia believes that tonight’s Federal Budget goes some way to improving access to home care packages for the aged and those who care for them.

May 8, 2018

Carers Australia welcomes major injection of funds in Disability Employment Services

Carers Australia welcomes tonight’s Budget announcement that an additional $300 million over ten years will be invested to help fund a new, reformed model of Disability Employment Services (DES).

April 16, 2018

Submission to the Aged Care Financing Authority Respite Care Consultation

Our submission to a timely review, given the effects on respite care access of reforms in both residential and community aged care.

April 10, 2018

Submission on 'Encouraging Self-Sufficiency for Newly Arrived Migrants' Amendment

Our Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee.

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