Media releases

November 1, 2011

Pollies to pedal for carers

The annual charity fundraising bike ride "Pollie Pedal" will donate proceeds from the 2012 event to Carers Australia.

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October 20, 2011

Caring role can deepen relationships

Data from the ABS confirms that the caring role can deepen caring relationships.

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October 14, 2011

Carers Week 2011 - Anyone anytime can be a carer

Carers Australia and Carers Associations across the country invite all Australians to be part of Carers Week

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August 10, 2011

The NDIS has the potential to vastly improve the lives of people with a disability and their carers

Carers Australia welcome the release today of both the Productivity Commission's report 'Disability Care and Support' and the Government's announcement that it will proceed immediately with measures to...

August 8, 2011

Report on 'Caring for Older Australians' Welcomed

In welcoming today the release of the Productivity Commission's Final Report 'Caring for Older Australians', Carers Australia's President Tim Moore said that if the recommendations in the report were adopted,...

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August 3, 2011

Carers Australia welcomes the release of the National Carer Strategy

Carers Australia welcomes the release of the National Carer Strategy today by the Australian Government.

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June 30, 2011

Better Start for children with disability registration service begins!

From 1 July Carers Australia begins its Registration and Information service for the Better Start for Children with Disability initiative funded by the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services,...

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May 13, 2011

Carers Australia to deliver Better Start initiative

From 1 July 2011, Carers Australia will deliver the Better Start for Children with Disability initiative which provides early intervention funding to parents and carers of children with a disability.

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May 10, 2011

Carers must be included in mental health investment

Carers Australia welcomes the increased investment in the mental health sector as announced in the Federal Budget.

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March 18, 2011

Carers Australia welcomes National Disability Strategy

Carers Australia welcomes the release today of the Australian Government's National Disability Strategy 2010-2020.

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