Joan Hughes has resigned as CEO of Carers Australia. Tim Moore, President of Carers Australia, has said:
“Joan Hughes leaves us after nearly five years at the helm of Carers Australia, during which she has been instrumental in gaining Federal Carer Recognition legislation and developing a strong policy and funding legacy for carer programs. Ms Hughes has built a highly reputable profile for carers and Carers Australia both nationally and internationally"
Carers Victoria joins the Carers Australia Board in wishing Ms Hughes all the best for her future and thanking her for considerable contribution to the carers movement in Australia.