News & events

You can read about general news and events for carers below.

We also collect and publish lots more information for carers of people with mental illness here and carers of a child or an adult with a disability here.

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The new voice of Alzheimer's Australia

Wednesday 29 Nov 2017

Alzheimer's Australia has announced a name change. The organisation will now be known as Dementia Australia.

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Participate in surveys to support older Australians

Tuesday 28 Nov 2017

COTA Australia needs your help - measuring quality and consumer choice in aged care

COTA Australia is asking Australians their views about the quality of life and quality of care in aged care services as part of a project to better understand the information consumers want to choose their aged care providers.

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Organisations supporting the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Tuesday 28 Nov 2017

There are many organisations helping people to transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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Resources in other languages

Thursday 23 Nov 2017

The Health Translations Directory has recently published 13 new videos for consumers about navigating the Victorian health system.

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Support Jobs at Home Day

Monday 13 Nov 2017

Jobs at Home Day on Friday 8 December is a special day to remind us all to stay safe at work.

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