This Fact Sheet explains the key statements of current Carer Recognition legislation. The information will also assist Carers who wish to provide feedback to the current SA Government’s review of the South Australian Carer Recognition Act 2005, on how the key statements of the Act translate into their experiences as Carers.
Submission for Response to the Inquiry into the Recognition of unpaid Carers – Part 1
This document details Carers SA’s recommendation for better Carer and community wellbeing to be considered for the Southern Eyre Peninsula Public Health Plan. We advocated for the Recognition of Carers across the area, which covers three Council areas: City of Port Lincoln, Lower Eyre Council, and the District Council of Tumby Bay.
Recent Submissions to Advocate for the Recognition and Services for Carers Nationally
This submission is made in response to the Issues Papers Violence and abuse of people with disability at home and Safeguards and quality. This submission has been informed by the network of state and territory Carer organisations.
NDIA – Early Interventions for Children Submission
Carers Australia submission to the National Disability Insurance Agency – Consultation papers Access and Eligibility Policy with independent assessments and Planning Policy for Personalised Budgets and Plan Flexibility.
The Disability Royal Commission has released an overview of responses to the violence and abuse of people with disability issues paper which highlighted cases in which ‘carers’ were perpetrators of abuse.
2022-2023 Federal Budget: What Does That Mean For Carers
Mid 2021, Carers SA embarked in a project to specifically talk to Carers who have registered with Carers SA / Carer Gateway for the first time during the first quarter of 2021, about their views, experiences, their needs and suggestions.