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  • Carers Week events - Barwon
    Carers week, barwon, event
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERSWEEK_BARWON.pdf
  • Carers Week events - Gippsland
    carers week, gippsland, events
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERSWEEK_GIPPSLAND.pdf
  • Carers Week events - Hume
    carers week, hume, events
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERSWEEK_HUME.pdf
  • Carers Week What's On
    ...Week What's On...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/WhatsOn-web-300914.pdf
  • Carers Week Guide - Grampians
    ...Week Activity Guide - Grampians...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERSWEEK_GRAMPIANS.pdf
  • Carers Week events - Northern metro
    carers week, northern, events
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERSWEEK_NORTHERN.pdf
  • Carers Week events - Southern metro
    carers week, southern, events
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERSWEEK_SOUTHERN.pdf
  • carers week activity guide_GIPPSLAND
    carers week activity guide
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERSWEEK_GIPPSLAND[1].pdf
  • Carers Week 2012 Media Release
    ...Week, Media Release...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/MR2012_Carers Week.pdf
  • Carers Week events - Loddon-Mallee
    carers week, loddon-mallee, events
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERSWEEK_LODDON.pdf
  • Carers Week events - Western metro
    carers week, events, western, metro
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERSWEEK_WESTERN.pdf
  • Carers Week Activity Guide - Eastern
    ...Week Activity Guide - Eastern...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERSWEEK_EASTERN[2].pdf
  • National Carers Week 2015 Activity Guide Victoria
    ...Carers Week 2015 Activity Guide Victoria...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Week Activity Guide 2015web-final[2].pdf
  • Carers Day Out invitation
    ...Week, dandenong, casey, cardinia, carers, event, 2012, invitation, flyer...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Week invitation Cas-Dan-Car.pdf
  • Carers Week 2011 Southern
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERSWEEK_SOUTHERN[1].pdf
  • Carers week activity guide - Grampians
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERSWEEK_GRAMPIANS[1].pdf
  • Carers week activity guide - Barwon
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERSWEEK_BARWON[1].pdf
  • carers week activity guide 2013
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers-Week-Activity-Guide-2013.pdf
  • National Carers Week 2016 Kit
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Week 2016 Kit-v4-WEB.pdf
  • National Carers Week 2016 Kit
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/National Carers Week 2016 Kit v.FINAL[2].pdf
  • Respite Connections activities - Carers Week 2010
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/carers-week-2010-rc-activities.pdf
  • Media release - Carers Week (17 October 2010)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/carers-week-2010.pdf
  • National Carers Week Movie Events Western Region
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/NCW - Movie Event Western v.FINAL 20160929.pdf
  • Carers Cooking in the Kitchen - National Carers Week Event - 19 October 2016
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4914/carers-cooking-in-the-kitchen---national-carers-week-event---19-octob...
  • NCW 986-01 Toolkit 2017
    ...Carers Week, 986-01, Toolkit, 2017...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/NCW 986-01 - Toolkit - 17082017 FINAL.pdf
  • NCW 986-01 - Toolkit - WEB
    ...Carers Week 2017 Toolkit...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/NCW 986-01 - Toolkit - WEB.pdf
  • Young Carers Bowling and Laser Tag Event
    ...Carers Event flyer /Assets/Files/COM-1067 Young Carer Bowling and Lazer Tag event flyer-v3.pdf AMF Highpoint 169 Rosamond Rd, Maribyrnong RSVP by Monday 16 October by calling 1800 242 636 Young Carers Bowling and Laser Tag Come...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/events/nationalcarersweek/youngcarersevent
  • National Carers Week - Young Carers Laser Tag Bowling Western Region Event
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/NCW -Young Carers Lazer Tag Bowling - Western Region v.FINAL.pdf
  • Carers in the West 2012
    ...Carers in the West? Carers in the West is a week of recognising, celebrating and raising awareness of family carers in Melbourne's west. The two main events offer carers a great of entertainment and pampering, as well as a chance to meet other...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/carersinthewest
  • Hidden files
    File assets
    ...fm /Assets/Files/JOYFMdocumentary.mp3 Carers Day Out, Berwick Are you a carer in Cardinia, Casey or Dandenong? You are invited to attend a FREE Carers Week event. /Assets/Files/Carers Week invitation Cas-Dan-Car.pdf...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/page/517/hidden-files
  • Cerebral Palsy Awareness Week
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/193/cerebral-palsy-awareness-week
  • Cerebral Palsy Awareness Week
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3416/cerebral-palsy-awareness-week
  • Caring matters (2003)
    File assets / Publications
    ...(Carers Victoria, 2003) /Assets/Files/caring-matters-oct-2003.pdf This book of carer stories was published during Carers Week 2003. Caring matters (Carers Victoria, 2003) Caring matters (Carers Victoria, 2003)...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/caring-matters-2003
  • Caring matters (2004)
    File assets / Publications
    ...(Carers Victoria, 2004) /Assets/Files/caring-matters-oct-2004.pdf This book of carer stories was published during Carers Week 2004. Caring matters (Carers Victoria, 2004) Caring matters (Carers Victoria, 2004)...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/caring-matters-2004
  • Carers and anxiety
    Carers and anxiety factsheet (rebranded 2017)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20170731-cvic-healthfacts-anxiety.pdf
  • Carers and depression
    Carers and depression factsheet (rebranded 2017)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20170731-cvic-healthfacts-depression.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Brochure
    How can we help? / CALD carers
    Carers Victoria Brochure 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/page/5880/carers-victoria-brochure
  • Carers Victoria ILC submission
    Carers Victoria ILC submission
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria ILC submission.pdf
  • Carers News - Autumn 2015
    Carers News - Autumn 2015
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers News - Autumn 2015[1].pdf
  • Carers Cottage Flyer
    Carers Cottage Flyer 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0509 Carers Cottage flyer-final-web.pdf
  • National Youth Week celebrated in parliament
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/365/national-youth-week-celebrated-in-parliament
  • Carers Victoria
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    ...Carers Victoria / Carers Victoria email mailto:reception@carersvictoria.org.au?subject=Web query for Carers Victoria Contact details Address: Level 1, 37 Albert Street, Footscray Victoria 3011 Post: PO Box 2204, Footscray Victoria 3011...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/carers-victoria
  • Carers ACT
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    Carers ACT website http://www.carersact.asn.au/ Carers ACT email http://carers@carersact.asn.au/ Contact details Address: 80 Beaurepaire Crescent, Holt ACT 2615 Phone: 02 6296 9900 Fax: 02 6296 9999 Carers ACT is the recognised and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/carers-act
  • Carers NT
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    Carers NT website http://www.carersnt.asn.au/ Carers NT email mailto:carersnt@carersnt.asn.au Contact details Address: 59 Bayview Blvd Bayview NT 0820 Post: GPO Box 1861, Darwin 0801 Phone: 08 8944 4888 Fax: 08 8944 4889 Carers NT...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/carers-nt
  • Carers SA
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    Carers SA website http://www.carers-sa.asn.au/ Carers SA email mailto:info@carers-sa.asn.au Contact details Address: 58 King William Road, Goodwood SA 5034 Post: PO Box 410, Unley SA 5061 Phone: (08) 8291 5600 Fax: 08 8271 6388 Toll...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/carers-sa
  • Carers Tasmania
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    Carers Tasmania website http://www.carerstas.org/ Carers Tasmania email mailto:catinc@carerstas.org Contact details Address: 64 Burnett Street, North Hobart Tasmania 7000 Phone: 03 6231 5507 Fax: 03 6236 9236 Carers Tasmania is the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/carers-tasmania
  • Carers Victoria CEO Update
    Carers Victoria CEO Update Carers Victoria CEO Update
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4962/carers-victoria-ceo-update
  • Carers WA
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    Carers WA represents carers' interests in the Western Australian community and are dedicated to improving the lives of the estimated 250,000 family carers living in Western Australia. Carers WA website http://www.carerswa.asn.au/ Carers WA...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/carers-wa
  • CCC-Carers-Colac-Flyer
    Confident connected carers, flyer, Colac
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CarersColac flyer 26June14.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria – the facts
    Carers in Victoria – the facts June 2016
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/carers in victoria – the facts-2016-web.pdf
  • Carers Australia
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    Carers Australia believes that carers should be able to enjoy optimum health, social and economic wellbeing, and to participate in family, social and community life, employment and education. They work to make sure that carers have the same rights,...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/carers-australia
  • Counselling - carers in transition
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    ...Carers in transition /Assets/Files/COU-0114 Carers in Transition 6pp DL brochure-v10.pdf Carers in transition comprises a suite of three distinct programs. Each is designed to be run in partnership between Carers Victoria and interested service...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/page/519/counselling---carers-in-transition
  • Carers Queensland
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    Carers Queensland website http://www.carersqld.asn.au/ Carers Queensland email mailto:cas@carersqld.asn.au Contact details Address: 15 Abbott Street, Camp Hill Queensland 4152 Post: PO Box 179, Holland Park Queensland 4121 Phone: (07)...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/carers-queensland
  • Carers NSW
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    Carers NSW are the peak organisation for carers in New South Wales and the only statewide organisation that has carers as its primary focus. Carers NSW website http://www.carersnsw.asn.au/ Carers NSW...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/carers-nsw
  • LGBTI carers
    How can we help?
    ...Carers Victoria recognises that all individuals and caring situations are unique. Our aim is to provide services that are respectful and inclusive of all carers at every stage of life. We are committed to working alongside LGBTI communities to...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/LGBTI-carers
  • News for carers newsletter (Centrelink)
    Web assets / Australian government resources
    ...Carers Newsletter keeps carers up-to-date with changes to payments and provides useful information from Centrelink and the wider community....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/web-assets/australian-government/news-for-carers
  • A message to parents and carers
    young carers, click, magazine, stories, Vanessa, Marija
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Letter to parents and guardians.pdf
  • Carers and back problems
    Carers and back problems factsheet (rebranded 2017)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20170731-cvic-healthfacts-back problems.pdf
  • Carers and sleep problems
    Carers and sleep problems factsheet (rebranded 2017)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20170731-cvic-healthfacts-sleep problems.pdf
  • Carers Victoria - aged brochure (2014)
    Carers Victoria - aged brochure (2014)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Aged-04102014.pdf
  • Carers Victoria - disability brochure (2014)
    Carers Victoria - disability brochure (2014)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Disability-04102014.pdf
  • Carbon tax factsheet - carers and PWD
    disability, carbon tax, factsheet, carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers and PWD.PDF
  • Carers Victoria Election Recommendations 2014
    Carers Victoria Election Recommendations 2014
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Electionrecommendations_final.pdf
  • Carers Victoria welcomes a new President
    Carers Victoria welcomes a new President
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria welcomes a new President.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Education and Training Brochure
    Carers Victoria, Education, Training, Brochure
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Brochure_ET_online.pdf
  • Carers Victoria submission - assistive technology
    Carers Victoria submission - assistive technology
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria submission - assistive technology.pdf
  • Carers Victoria PD Administration Assistant
    Carers Victoria PD Administration Assistant
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria PD Administration Assistant.pdf
  • Carers News Magazine – Winter 2015
    Carers News Magazine – Winter 2015
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers News Winter Issue 2015.pdf
  • Carers News Magazine – Spring 2015
    Carers News Magazine – Spring 2015
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CarersNewsMagazineSpring2015.pdf
  • Carers Cottage
    How can we help?
    Carers Cottage Special! - Get your 3rd night Free! Take a well-deserved break with our Carers Cottage Special, 'Pay 2 nights and receive the 3rd night free'. Offer available 30 April 2018. For further information and to secure your booking...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/cottage
  • Carers in Victoria – the facts
    File assets / Factsheets
    Carers in Victoria – the facts Information about carers in Victoria. /Assets/Files/carers in victoria – the facts-2016-web.pdf Data sourced from: Australian Bureau of Statistics (2012) Disability, Ageing and Carers, Victoria: Summary of...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/factsheet/carers-in-vic-facts
  • Down Syndrome Awareness Week: 14 – 21 October
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3461/down-syndrome-awareness-week-14-21-october
  • National Volunteer Week thanks 6 million Australians
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3545/national-volunteer-week-thanks-6-million-australians
  • Who are carers?
    Facts about caring
    Carers in Victoria – The Facts Key information about carers in Victoria. /Assets/Files/carers in victoria – the facts-2016-web.pdf Caring:The Facts Infographic /Assets/Files/Infographic poster- February 2017.pdf LGBTI Carer Facts...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/facts/who-are-carers
  • Carers Victoria and Carers Tasmania Explore Merger
    News & events
    ...Members /Assets/Files/20170502_Letter_to_Carers_VIC members WEB.pdf FAQs /Assets/Files/Frequently Asked Questions May 2017.pdf Further information please contact our membership team. mailto:membership@carersvictoria.org.au Adjournment of...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news-events/mergerexploration
  • Advice for carers
    Find help and advice on topics that carers often ask us about. Contact our advisory line on freecall 1800 242 636 /how-we-help/information/advisory-line/ Every day more Victorians take on a caring role. Whether caring begins gradually or...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice
  • Carers News Magazine
    File assets / Magazine
    ...Carers News magazine for a small annual fee of $20. Contact the editor by email for reprint rights of articles or for submissions. PLEASE NOTE: the files may take time to download if you have a slow internet connection.* Carers...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/magazine/carers-news
  • Carers In Transition
    News & events / Events
    ...Carers In Transition prgrams, please contact: Mary O’Mara, Counsellor on 1800 242 636. Considering Residential Care This five day program is for carers who are at the stage of considering residential care. The program is facilitated by a...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/page/5877/carers-in-transition
  • Carers-ID Partnership Program
    Partnerships / Carer Support Partners
    ...Carers-ID? Carers-ID is a simple, online referral tool linking unpaid, mostly family carers to essential support services. Carers-ID partners, such as health, community and other professional services providers simply type the name and contact...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/partnerships/carersupportpartners/careridpartners
  • Factsheets for carers
    Advice for carers / Look after yourself
    ...carers. http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0483%20LGBTI%20Facts%20Infographic%20flyer-v6-FINAL.pdf Carers in Victoria – the facts Information about carers in Victoria. /file-assets/factsheet/carers-in-vic-facts/ Participating in...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/look-after-yourself/factsheets
  • Federal Budget: 2017 What it means for carers (Carers Australia)
    ...(Carers Australia) Carers Australia has produced a document outlining a number of the key measures in the recent Federal Budget which may affect unpaid carers....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4943/federal-budget-2017-what-it-means-for-carers-carers-australia-
  • Carers News magazine
    Publications
    Carers News Magazine /file-assets/magazine/carers-news/ Carers News magazine Keep up to date with news about caring We produce the Carers News magazine to help you keep up to date with news and activities related to caring. A digital version is...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/publications/magazine
  • Young carers
    How can we help?
    ...Carers Victoria Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/YoungCarersVictoria/ Young Carers Scholarship Program Young carer facts /Assets/Files/Young Carer Infographics Facts - February 2017[1].pdf "I felt sad if I got sick as there was no one to...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/young-carers
  • Young carers tips for self advocacy
    Young carers tips for self advocacy (rebranded 2017)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20170726-cvic-factsheets-young carer-tips for self advocacy.pdf
  • Are you hosting an event?
    ...Carers Week Toolkit Want some helpful information about getting ready for National Carers Week - download our 2017 National Carers Week Toolkit here. Download and print: Victorian Carer Fact sheet Young Carer Fact sheet Posters...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/ncwhostinganevent
  • Young Carers Bursary Media Release 2016
    Carers Australia Young Carers Bursary Media Release 2016
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/YCB Media Release.pdf
  • CALD carers
    How can we help?
    ...Carers Victoria Brochure /file-assets/language/about-carers-victoria/ Western Services aged program factsheet /file-assets/language/ws-aged-factsheet/ Western Services disability program...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/cald-carers
  • Carers Australia Carbon Tax briefing paper
    carbon tax, factsheet, carers australia
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Australia Briefing Paper- Carbon Tax.pdf
  • For young carers
    How can we help? / Young carers
    ...Carers – a booklet for parents of young carers from Carers Australia (PDF 1.8MB) We Care – ebook online Young Carer Scholarship program When your parent has a mental illness – For youth aged 12 to 15 years with a parent who...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/young-carers/for-young-carers
  • Carers-ID Referral Form
    ...Carers Victoria and permission for Carers Victoria to contact them. Please refer to our privacy statement . Privacy consent: Carers-ID Referral Form Complete this form to request Carers Victoria to contact a carer you have identified....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Carers-ID
  • Young carers
    How can we help? / Respite & Support
    ...Carers Victoria young carer team can help if you are at risk of leaving school or a vocational training program early because of your caring responsibilities. You may frequently miss school or not have time to finish homework. You may feel...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/respite/young-carers
  • Carers Victoria building capacity for inclusion of young LGBTIQ carers
    Carers Victoria building capacity for inclusion of young LGBTIQ carers Hey Grant Nov 2015
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria building capacity for inclusion of young LGBTIQ carers.pdf
  • Education brochure - for carers
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    Education brochure – workshops for carers - a guide for group facilitators /Assets/Files/workshop-for-carers-guide-for-group-facilitators.pdf This brochure provides information about interactive workshops and education programs that are currently...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/education-brochure-for-carers
  • Carers Victoria Counselling Framework
    News & events / Events / National Carer Counselling Conference 2017 / Program Overview
    ...Carers Victoria in-house Counselling team as they unpack, discuss, explore and bring to life the Carers Victoria counselling framework. Thursday 19 October 2017 - William Angliss Institute, Melbourne Mary O'Mara - Counsellor, Carers...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/events/nccconference2017/counselling-framework
  • Putting carers in the picture
    File assets / Publications
    ...Carers in the Picture project aimed to enhance the focus on carer needs when assessments are carried out in the aged care sector. It aimed to build on existing good practice in carer assessment and to identify some of the issues which constrain...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/putting-carers-in-the-picture
  • Supporting carers to create change in their lives
    File assets / Publications
    ...(Carers Victoria, 2005) /Assets/Files/supporting-carers-to-create-change-jan-2005.pdf This report reviews current counselling and support group models and makes recommendations for a framework for carer group counselling. Supporting carers to...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/supporting-carers-to-create-change
  • Carers Victoria's submission
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria's submission - Victorian Ombudsman investigation into how allegations of abuse in the disability sector are reported and investigated /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria's submission Vic Ombudsman Disability Abuse.pdf Carers Victoria's...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/reporting-abuse-in-the-disability-sector
  • Carers Victoria-eLearning-Dec2013
    e-learning, online education, carers, mental illness, frail age, disability, a chronic illness.
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria_eLearning_Dec2013.pdf
  • Suicide Call Back Service
    Contact assets / Mental health support organisations
    Suicide Call Back Service website http://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/ Phone 1300 659 467 (local call rates in Australia, mobile calls at mobile rates) The Suicide Call Back Service provides crisis counselling across Australia 24 hours a...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/mental-health-support/suicide-call-back-service
  • Carers Victoria Strategic Plan
    File assets / Corporate and governance documents
    Carers Victoria Strategic Plan 2015–2018 /Assets/Files/Strategic Plan_FINALsmall.pdf Carers Victoria’s New Strategic Plan (2015 – 2018) Carers Victoria’s new Strategic Plan builds on the strengths of the past and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/governance/strategic-plan
  • Carers NSW and Carers Victoria joint submission on hearing services under the NDIS
    Carers NSW and Carers Victoria joint submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS inquiry into the provision of hearing services under the NDIS January 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/2017_Jan_Joint submission on hearing services under NDIS_final.pdf
  • Carers Victoria submission - assistive technology
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria submission - assistive technology /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria submission - assistive technology.pdf Carers Victoria submission - Towards Solutions for Assistive Technology – Discussion Paper Carers Victoria submission - Towards...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/Carers-Victoria-submission-assistive-technology
  • A message from the Carers Victoria President
    ...Carers Victoria President Appointment of Interim CEO....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4949/a-message-from-the-carers-victoria-president
  • Carers Victoria - mental health brochure (2014)
    Carers Victoria - mental health brochure (2014)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CarersVictoria-MentalHealth-0610214.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Annual Report 2014–15
    Carers Victoria Annual Report 2014–15
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CarersVictoria-AnnualReport-2014–15.pdf
  • The Victorian Carers Recognition Act
    Facts about caring
    ...Carers Victoria will work with the government to hold them to their commitments on a long term Carer Action Agenda to ensure a focus on improving the wellbeing of caring families.' – Caroline Mulcahy, Carers Victoria CEO The Carers Recognition...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/facts/victorian-carers-recognition-act
  • Carers: Your competitive edge
    How can we help? / Workplace training and solutions / Products and Services
    ...Carers: Your competitive edge During this session you will develop a tailored strategic and operational plan specific to your business to create an attractive service to carers. How will your organisation stand out and remain competitive?...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/workplace-training-and-solutions/products-and-ser...
  • Carers Victoria - disability brochure
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    Carers Victoria - disability brochure (2014) /Assets/Files/Disability-04102014.pdf This brochure provides information about the program and the services and supports we provide for caring families in the West. Carers Victoria - disability...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/rc-disability-brochure
  • Invisible Care (Carers Victoria, 2013)
    File assets / Publications
    ...Carers Victoria has launched a comprehensive report that analyses the relationship between caring for a person with mental illness and access to Centrelink payments. Invisible care: access to Carer Payment and Carer Allowance by Victorian carers...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/invisible-care
  • Ageing parent carers of people with a disability report
    ...Carers Victoria....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria_AIFS report_Ageing parent carers.pdf
  • Lulus model
    File assets / Publications
    ...(Carers Victoria, 2008) /Assets/Files/lulus-model-feb-2008.pdf Few support groups exist for young carers. This model outlines an eight week peer support program developed by the Respite Connections young carer team for secondary school age carers...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/lulus-model
  • JobCo. Vocational Support for Carers
    Contact assets / Mental health support organisations
    ...Carers website http://www.jobco.com.au/en/index.php?mental-health:carers:data/mental-health/vsc/carers/all.php:::: Phone (03) 9356 8600 The aim of this program is to provide increased support to carers of people with a mental illness who want...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/mental-health-support/vocational-support
  • Young, LGBTIQ carers
    How can we help? / Young carers
    ...Carers – online learning for workers Carers Victoria has produced an online resource to help workers support carers like you. The Supporting Young LGBTIQ Carers online learning program talks about the experience of young LGBTIQ people with...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/young-carers/young-lgbtiq-carers
  • Carers Victoria Welcomes Budget Announcements
    Carers Victoria Welcomes Budget Announcements Carers Victoria, the State’s peak agency for unpaid family and friend carers, today welcomes measures announced in the Victorian Government’s 2017/18 Budget to support Victorians in care relationships;...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4941/carers-victoria-welcomes-budget-announcements
  • Carers of people with mental illness
    Advice for carers / NDIS
    ...Carers Australia page . Mental Health Carers NDIS Guide and Checklist https://mhaustralia.org/fact-sheets/mental-health-carers-ndis-guide-and-checklist Webinar: Introduction to the NDIS for mental health carers Carers Australia in...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/services-supports/ndis/mental-illness
  • About Carers Victoria - other languages
    File assets / Other languages
    ...Carers Victoria Generic brochure updated design x 20,000New_Arabic_Web.pdf English /Assets/Files/COM-0918 Carers Victoria Generic brochure updated design x 20,000New_English_Web.pdf Greek /Assets/Files/COM-0918 Carers Victoria Generic brochure...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/language/about-carers-victoria
  • Carers Victoria's response to marriage plebiscite announcement
    Carers Victoria's response to marriage plebiscite announcement Following the Turnbull Government’s announcement of their marriage plebiscite bill in Parliament, Carers Victoria is concerned about the negative impact on LGBTIQ carers surrounding the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4909/carers-victorias-response-to-marriage-plebiscite-announcement
  • Carers Speak Out!
    Archive / Events Archive
    ...Carers Victoria will host a number of events across the state where carers can contribute their thoughts, feedback and ideas to inform and influence key decisions and priorities for Carers Victoria's Carer Action Plan. If the future of caring in...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/carers-speak-out
  • Group Counselling for Carers
    News & events / Events
    ...Carers Victoria counsellor and offers a safe environment in which to explore the impact and changes associated with this change. It provides emotional support and strategies for adjusting to this new phase of the carer role. This is a closed...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/events/group-counselling
  • Key issues for carers
    How can we help? / Policy & research
    ...Carers Victoria believes that it is possible to resolve these dilemmas. We believe that Australia must take a systemic approach that acknowledges the ways in which policies interact and affect the lives of those caring and those being cared for....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/policy/key-issues
  • Carers Victoria's submission Vic Ombudsman Disability Abuse
    Carers Victoria's submission Vic Ombudsman Disability Abuse Policy
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria's submission Vic Ombudsman Disability Abuse.pdf
  • Voice: Carers Victoria ebulletin
    Publications
    ...Carers Dementia Chronic Illness Mental Health Political Advocacy Please give me more information on Carer Champion Program Counselling Education Services Recent issues...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/voice
  • Carers Victoria - aged brochure
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    Carers Victoria - aged program brochure (2014) /Assets/Files/Aged-04102014.pdf This brochure provides information about the program and the services and supports we provide for caring families in the West. Carers Victoria - aged program...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/rc-aged-brochure
  • Carers Victoria - mental health brochure
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    Carers Victoria - mental health brochure (2014) /Assets/Files/CarersVictoria-MentalHealth-0610214.pdf This brochure provides information about the program and the services and supports we provide for caring families in the West. Carers Victoria...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/rc-mental-health-brochure
  • Young carers tips for self advocacy
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    Young carers tips for self advocacy /Assets/Files/20170726-cvic-factsheets-young carer-tips for self advocacy.pdf Young carers can face challenges when caring for a family member, partner or friend. This factsheet is part of a series of resources...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/yc-tips
  • Carers Cottage Referral Form
    Carers Victoria – Carers Cottage Booking REFERRAL FORM Please complete all sections each time an enquiry is made REFERRAL DETAILS Date of referral: Referrer’s...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Referral form-Carers Cottage.docx
  • Media releases
    ...Week 2013 Carers Victoria announces Charlie Pickering as an ambassador (17 October 2013) /Assets/Files/Carers Week 2013-Ambassador Charlie Pickering.pdf Tens of thousands of parents wonder 'who will care?' (6 March 2013) /Assets/Files/AIFS_APC...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news-events/media-centre/media-release-archive
  • STATEMENT: Carers Victoria's response to equal marriage postal vote announcement
    ...Carers Victoria's response to equal marriage postal vote announcement Carers Victoria is concerned about the negative impact on LGBTIQ carers of the ongoing Equal Marriage public debate....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4953/statement-carers-victorias-response-to-equal-marriage-postal-vote-ann...
  • Carers Victoria pre-budget bid 2014–15
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria pre-budget bid 2014–15 Consolidating support for caring familie for the future – Actions for the Victorian government. Carers Victoria pre-budget bid 2014–15. /Assets/Files/carers victoria_pbb 2014–15_final.pdf Carers Victoria...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/pbb-2014-15
  • NDIS Costs: Carers Victoria submission to the Productivity Commission
    ...Carers Victoria submission to the Productivity Commission 31 March 2017...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20170331_Carers VIC_PC_NDIS_Costs_Submission.pdf
  • Carers Victoria to rally for caring families 17 April 2012
    Carers Victoria to rally for caring families 17 April 2012
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/NDISrally_April17.pdf
  • Carers Victoria submission to senate inquiry Aged Care Act 2013
    Carers Victoria submission to senate inquiry Aged Care Act 2013
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria_submission to Senate Inquiry Aged Care Act 2013.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Education and Training Workshops 2015 July–Nov Geelong
    Carers Victoria Education and Training Workshops 2015 July–Nov Geelong
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/cvic-edu-2015-workshops-july-nov-geelong.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Education and Training Workshops 2015 July–Nov Footscray
    Carers Victoria Education and Training Workshops 2015 July–Nov Footscray
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/cvic-edu-2015-workshops-july-nov-footscray.pdf
  • NCW 2017 Young Carers Bowling and Laser Tag event
    ...Carers Bowling and Laser Tag event...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-1067 Young Carer Bowling and Lazer Tag event flyer-v3.pdf
  • Carers Victoria welcomes new NDIS participant pathway pilot, november 2017
    Carers Victoria welcomes new NDIS participant pathway pilot, november 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Media_Release_NDIS_participant_pathway_trials_Carers_Victoria.pdf
  • History
    About us
    ...Week is held – the theme is Carers Need Care Too! 1992 1993 A small office is opened in Richmond, and the first part-time staff are employed. 1997 Respite services are developed for the western metropolitan region, through the Carer...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/about-us/history
  • Health and wellbeing of Victorian carers overlooked in Andrews Government Budget (May 2015)
    Carers Victoria Victorian State Budget Response 2015 Health and wellbeing of Victorian carers overlooked in Andrews Government Budget (May 2015)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Health and wellbeing of Victorian carers overlooked in Andrews Government ...
  • Carers NSW and Carers Victoria joint submission on the NDIS inquiry into the provision of hearing services
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers NSW and Carers Victoria joint submission on the NDIS inquiry into the provision of hearing services Submission /Assets/Files/2017_Jan_Joint submission on hearing services under NDIS_final.pdf Carers NSW and Carers Victoria have...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/ndis-hearing-services
  • Next steps: adults with a disability and family carers
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...(Carers Victoria, May 2010) /Assets/Files/next-steps-discussion-paper-may-2010.pdf Read our presentation on this paper to the National Disability Services Conference, May 2010 /Assets/Files/next-steps-presentation-nds-conference-2010.pdf This...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/next-steps
  • Carers of people from CALD backgrounds
    Advice for carers / NDIS
    ...Carers Victoria’s Counselling and Care Advisory Service: 1800 242 636 . Access to a range of non-English speaking counsellors can generally be arranged. Caring for someone from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/services-supports/ndis/cald
  • Carers Victoria e-learning project
    File assets / Publications
    ...Carers want educational opportunities that: Cover a range of practical, emotional, and medical themes. Are available at a time and place to suit them - preferably online (79%) or within a 30 minute travel time radius of their home or workplace...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/e-learning-project
  • Voice: the ebulletin of Carers Victoria
    File assets / E-bulletins
    Subscribe now mailto:ebulletin@carersvictoria.org.au?subject=Subscribe me to 'Voice' Submit an item for publication mailto:publications@carersvictoria.org.au?subject=Item submitted for 'Voice' Subscribe now 16 February...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/e-bulletin/voice
  • Carers Victoria - Are you looking after someone? Let us help
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    Carers Victoria - Are you looking after someone? Let us help /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria - Brochure 2016[1].pdf This booklet provides information about us, our role and the services and supports we provide for caring families. Carers Victoria...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/carers-victoria-brochure
  • Ways to work: employment support for carers of adolescents and adults with an intellectual disability
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Ways to work: employment support for carers of adolescents and adults with an intellectual disability /Assets/Files/ways-to-work-mar-2010.pdf This scoping study investigates and documents the labour force participation of 21 female primary...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/ways-to-work
  • Ageing parent carers of people with a disability report
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Victoria. /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria_AIFS report_Ageing parent carers.pdf Parliamentary Secretary for Families and Community Services Mrs Andrea Coote launched the report at Carers Victoria on Tuesday 12 March. Twenty nine people...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/ageing-parent-carers-report
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander carers
    How can we help?
    ...Carers Are you providing care or support to someone who has a disability, a mental health issue, is frail aged or has a chronic health condition? We can help you with: Information to help you in your caring role Information on available...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/ATSI
  • Carers Victoria welcomes new NDIS participant pathway pilot
    Carers Victoria welcomes new NDIS participant pathway pilot Carers Victoria welcomes the NDIA’s announcement today to trial improved participant pathways from mid-December in two NDIS regions in Victoria.
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4961/carers-victoria-welcomes-new-ndis-participant-pathway-pilot
  • Carers Victoria’s Response to the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey Result
    Carers Victoria’s Response to the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey Result Carers Victoria is delighted that marriage equality has been recognised by Australians as a right, following the release of the postal survey results today.
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4960/carers-victoria-s-response-to-the-australian-marriage-law-postal-surv...
  • Carers Victoria submission to the Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into Affordable Housing
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria's submission: Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into Affordable Housing Carers Victoria's submission to the Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into Affordable Housing /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria - Senate...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/affordable-housing
  • Carers Victoria response to the Office of the Disability Commissioner’s Occasional Paper No. 2
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria response to the Office of the Disability Commissioner’s Occasional Paper No. 2 Carers Victoria response to the Office of the Disability Commissioner’s Occasional Paper No. 2 /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria_ODSC reponse_march...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/odsc-response
  • Ways to work: employment support for carers of adolescents and adults with an intellectual disability
    File assets / Publications
    Ways to work: employment support for carers of adolescents and adults with an intellectual disability /Assets/Files/ways-to-work-mar-2010.pdf
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/page/5554/ways-to-work-employment-support-for-carers-of-adolescents-and-adults-with-an-...
  • Carers Queensland release first Charity online travel booking platform in the World
    Carers Queensland release first Charity online travel booking platform in the World Media release
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CARERS QUEENSLAND RELEASE FIRST CHARITY ONLINE TRAVEL BOOKING PLATFORM IN ...
  • Carers Victoria submission to Victoria’s next 10-year mental health strategy
    Carers Victoria submission Victoria’s next 10-year mental health strategy Discussion Paper released August 2015
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/cvic_vic 10-year mental health strategy submission_sep15-final.pdf
  • Carers Victoria submission Rights in Specialist Disability Accommodation Consultation Paper
    Carers Victoria submission Rights in Specialist Disability Accommodation Consultation Paper July 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/2017-July-CV submission- Rights in SDA Consultation Paper.pdf
  • Creating a Stronger Future for Carers - Q&A Session
    News & events / Events
    Carers Victoria invites you to join us for a Q&A session with our President Sue Peden and CEO Caroline Mulcahy to discuss the work currently being undertaken to explore the benefits of Carers Victoria merging with Carers Tasmania as per our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/events/creating-a-stronger-future-for-carers
  • Carers Victoria submission to the inquiry into Social Inclusion and Victorians with a Disability
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria submission: Inquiry into Social Inclusion and Victorians with a Disability Victorian Parliament’s Family and Community Development Committee: Inquiry into Social Inclusion and Victorians with a Disability. Carers Victoria...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/social-inclusion-submission
  • Productivity Commission acknowledges that access to respite for unpaid carers essential to success of NDIS
    In recommending improved access to respite for unpaid carers in its report on NDIS Costs In recommending improved access to respite for unpaid carers in its report on NDIS Costs, the Productivity Commission has acknowledged that: “Informal care,...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4959/productivity-commission-acknowledges-that-access-to-respite-for-unpai...
  • Young LGBTIQ Carers survey – June 2015
    How can we help? / LGBTI carers
    ...Carers survey* over the past few months. Here are some of the themes we discovered....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/LGTBI-carers/young-queer-and-caring-survey-results-june-2015
  • Carers NSW and Carers Victoria joint submission to the Senate Standing Committee on the delivery of outcomes under the National Disability Strategy 2010–2020 to build inclusive and accessible communities
    Carers NSW and Carers Victoria joint submission to the Senate Standing Committee on the delivery of outcomes under the National Disability Strategy 2010–2020 to build inclusive and accessible communities March 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20170317_Carers VIC NSW submission senate standing committee on National D...
  • Carers Victoria's submission to Victoria’s Draft 30-Year Infrastructure Strategy – Infrastructure Victoria
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria's submission to Victoria’s Draft 30-Year Infrastructure Strategy – Infrastructure Victoria /Assets/Files/2016-Oct-CV submission-Vic draft 30 yr infrastructure strategy final.pdf Carers Victoria is supportive of Infrastructure...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/draft-30-year-infrastructure-strategy
  • Carers Alliance media release - Borrowman case
    ...Borrowman Carers Alliance commends the Gillard government for agreeing to amend legislation which will allow people with severe disabilities to receive the disability support pension when they must travel and live overseas because of their...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Alliance Media Release.DOC
  • Carers Victoria submission to the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2013
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria submission to the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2013 Carers Victoria submission to the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2013 Submission to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee, Parliament of Australia...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/fair-work-amendment-bill-submission
  • Carers Victoria submission to the Victorian State Disability Plan 2017–2020
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria submission to the Victorian State Disability Plan 2017–2020 /Assets/Files/Formatted Final Draft 11.7.16 State Disability Plan Sub-FINAL.pdf Carers Victoria believes the Victorian State Disability Plan 2017–2020 is an...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/disability-plan-17-20
  • Young Carers Scholarship 2017 Application Form Word
    ...Carers Victoria including other young carer programs and our electronic newsletter (Voice)? ☐ Yes ☐ No ☐ Already subscribed School name: Does your parent or guardian know that you are applying for this scholarship? ☐ Yes ☐...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Young Carers Scholarship 2017 Application Form_final.docx
  • What will happen when I die? An answer at last for Victoria’s carers 19 April 2012
    What will happen when I die? An answer at last for Victoria’s carers 19 April 2012
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/VLRC_April19.pdf
  • Carers Victoria public hearing senate inquiry Living Longer Living Better 2013
    Carers Victoria public hearing senate inquiry Living Longer Living Better 2013
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria_Public Hearing Senate Inquiry LLLB 2013.pdf
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme Costs: Carers Victoria submission to the Productivity Commission
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Victoria submission to the Productivity Commission /Assets/Files/20170331_Carers VIC_PC_NDIS_Costs_Submission.pdf Carers Victoria would like to acknowledge the work of the Productivity Commission in tackling a wicked problem, a...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/ndis-costs
  • November 2015 – Carers Victoria Response to Victorian Government's New Youth Policy Discussion
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Victoria Response to Victorian Government's New Youth Policy /Assets/Files/November 2015 - Carers Victoria Response to Victorian Government's New Youth Policy Discussion Paper.pdf This letter provides feedback to the sector reference group...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/carersvictoria-response-to-victorian-government-new-youth...
  • A Framework for Information, Linkages and Capacity | Carers Victoria Discussion Paper
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Victoria Discussion Paper /Assets/Files/ILC submission final.pdf The paper presents the policy parameters for Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) and this framework will provide guidance to the NDIA in developing a transition...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/a-framework-for-information-linkages-and-capacity
  • Carers Victoria's submission to Victoria’s next 10-year mental health strategy discussion paper
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria's submission to Victoria’s next 10-year mental health strategy discussion paper /Assets/Files/cvic_vic 10-year mental health strategy submission_sep15-final.pdf The paper outlines a vision to guide mental health policy and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/10-year-mh-strategy
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Carers Australia welcomes government’s endorsement of the Young Carer Bursary Program
    ...Carers Australia welcomes government’s endorsement of the Young Carer Bursary Program The Federal government's announcement that it will commit $1 million to the continuation of the Young Carer Bursary Program in 2018 is very welcome....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4946/media-release-carers-australia-welcomes-government-s-endorsement-of-t...
  • Mingle 2013
    Archive / Events Archive
    ...Carers Victoria. From humble beginnings to how caring families are now recognised within Federal legislation. Caroline spoke of the services we provide and shared some of the ways in which we have, and continue to advocate on behalf of carers across...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/mingle-2013
  • GOVERNMENT REFUSES TO RULE OUT BUDGET CUTS TO CARER SUPPLEMENT (FED)
    ...Carers the support and certainty they deserve.   WEDNESDAY, 18 MARCH 2015   MEDIA CONTACT: MEREDITH HORNE 0408 599 800 GOVERNMENT REFUSES TO RULE OUT BUDGET CUTS TO CARER SUPPLEMENT (FED)...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/GOVERNMENT REFUSES TO RULE OUT BUDGET CUTS TO CARER SUPPLEMENT (FED).DOC
  • Work with carers
    Get involved
    Your organisation and staff can help caring families Understanding the needs of caring families is an important part of the work of many professionals in the community services and health sector. Other businesses can support us in other ways.
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/get-involved/work-with-carers
  • Caring for the carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4594/caring-for-the-carers
  • Carer Support Group Events
    ...Carers More events and information is available at everythingcarers.org.au https://everythingcarers.org.au/ Are you hosting an event? Are you celebrating National Carers Week? Print off your toolkit and posters, and let us...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/CSG_NCW_events
  • Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service
    Contact assets / Aged support organisations
    Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service website http://www.alzheimers.org.au/services/dementia-behaviour-management-advisory-service-dbmas-dbmas.aspx Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/aged-support/dementia-behaviour-management-advisory-service
  • Autism Advisory & Support Service
    Contact assets / Disability support organisations
    Autism Advisory and Support Service (AASS) website http://www.aass.org.au/ Autism Advisory and Support Service (AASS) website mailto:info@aass.org.au Phone 1300 222 777 (local call rates in Australia, mobile calls at mobile rates) AASS...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/disability-support/autism-advisory-support-service
  • SuicideLine (VIC)
    Contact assets / Mental health support organisations
    It provides suicide prevention and counselling and support services, crisis intervention, information for people concerned about suicidal risk in others, support for people bereaved by suicide and facilitated referrals to services across Victoria....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/mental-health-support/suicideline
  • Moving Forward Workshops
    How can we help? / Better Start
    ...Workshops Carers Victoria will again be conducting Moving Forward workshops across metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria in 2018. Better Start for Children with Disability Initiative – Moving Forward Workshops...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/better-start/moving-forward-workshops
  • 2017-Carers-in-Transition
    carers in transition
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COU-0114 Carers in Transition 6pp DL brochure-v10.pdf
  • Carers Victoria and Carers Tasmania Explore Merger
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4944/carers-victoria-and-carers-tasmania-explore-merger
  • Carers Victoria gains funding for a prototype carers portal
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4800/carers-victoria-gains-funding-for-a-prototype-carers-portal
  • Carers Victoria in a feature story on young carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4622/carers-victoria-in-a-feature-story-on-young-carers
  • ALP response to Carers Australia's call for commitment to carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/alp-response-to-carers-australia-aug-2010.pdf
  • Donations Form Who Carers For Carers 2016
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/DonationForm_WhoCarersforCarers2016.pdf
  • Young carers scholarships
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/young-carers-scholarships
  • Confident Connected Carers
    Archive / Events Archive
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/page/5552/confident-connected-carers
  • 2.7 million carers in Australia
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4660/2-7-million-carers-in-australia
  • 7th International Carers Conference
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4923/7th-international-carers-conference
  • Carers Australia: be care aware!
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3432/carers-australia-be-care-aware-
  • Carers being recognised by the community
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4922/carers-being-recognised-by-the-community
  • Carers deserve better than this
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4754/carers-deserve-better-than-this
  • Carers Victoria in the News
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4938/carers-victoria-in-the-news
  • Carers Victoria's Proposed Constitution
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4645/carers-victorias-proposed-constitution
  • Information for Mental Health carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4918/information-for-mental-health-carers
  • Information session for Wimmera carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4559/information-session-for-wimmera-carers
  • Making sure carers are ok
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/344/making-sure-carers-are-ok
  • Moira Kelly – Ambassador for carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4623/moira-kelly-ambassador-for-carers
  • More respite services for carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/322/more-respite-services-for-carers
  • More support for Australia’s carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/2405/more-support-for-australia-s-carers
  • More support for young carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4576/more-support-for-young-carers
  • New CEO for Carers Australia
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/238/new-ceo-for-carers-australia
  • Pollie pedal and Carers Australia
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/345/pollie-pedal-and-carers-australia
  • Pollies to pedal for carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/260/pollies-to-pedal-for-carers
  • Supporting young carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3522/supporting-young-carers
  • The Advertiser - Time to care for Carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4929/the-advertiser---time-to-care-for-carers
  • Victoria officially recognises carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/321/victoria-officially-recognises-carers
  • Victorian Carers Recognised
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4958/victorian-carers-recognised
  • Who cares for the carers?
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4553/who-cares-for-the-carers-
  • Win for diabetes carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/202/win-for-diabetes-carers
  • Young carers on The Project
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4693/young-carers-on-the-project
  • Young carers under strain
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4842/young-carers-under-strain
  • Carers in Victoria Autumn 2004
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-autumn-2004.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Autumn 2005
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-autumn-2005.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Autumn 2006
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-autumn-2006.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Autumn 2007
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-autumn-2007.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Autumn 2008
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-autumn-2008.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Autumn 2009
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-autumn-2009.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Spring 2004
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-spring-2004.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Spring 2005
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-spring-2005.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Spring 2006
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-spring-2006.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Spring 2007
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-spring-2007.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Spring 2008
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-spring-2008.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Spring 2009
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-spring-2009.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Summer 2005
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-summer-2005.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Summer 2006
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-summer-2006.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Summer 2007
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-summer-2007.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Summer 2008
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-summer-2008.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Summer 2009
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-summer-2009.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Winter 2004
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-winter-2004.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Winter 2006
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-winter-2006.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Winter 2007
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-winter-2007.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Winter 2008
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-winter-2008.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Winter 2009
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-winter-2009.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Autumn 2010
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-autumn-2010.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Spring 2010
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-spring-2010.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Summer 2010
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-summer-2010.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Winter 2010
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/civ-winter-2010.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Autumn 2011
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CarersinVictoriaAutumn2011.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Winter 2011
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CIVWinter2011.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Spring 2011
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CIVSpring 2011_01.pdf
  • com-20120622-library-carers-general
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria Library - Carers General June 2013.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Summer 2011
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/final_newsletter_summer2011.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Autumn 2012
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Newsletter_Autumn2012.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria Winter 2012
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CarersVictoriaWinterMag.pdf
  • Caring for the carers article
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Caring for carers - crop.pdf
  • Carers Australia welcomes announcement
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Australia welcomes announcement.pdf
  • Carers Victoria feedback form
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0661 Carers Victoria Feedback form.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria - Winter 2012
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Newsletter_Winter2012.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria - Spring 2012
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers in Victoria Spring 2012 - web.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria - Summer 2012
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Newsletter_Summer2012.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria - Autumn 2013
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CarersVictoriaAutumnMag.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria - Spring 2013
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CarersVictoriaSpringMag.pdf
  • Carers in Victoria - Winter 2013
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CarersVictoriaWinterMag[1].pdf
  • carers-victoria-brochure-2015
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria - Brochure 2016[1].pdf
  • carers-week-2013-ambassador-charlie-pickering
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Week 2013-Ambassador Charlie Pickering.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Constitution (January2014)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CarersVictoriaConstitution_20January2014.pdf
  • Carers Victoria - NDIS-Explained
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria - NDIS.pdf
  • Confident-Connected-Carers-poster
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CCCPoster.pdf
  • Confident-Connected-Carers-flyer
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CCCFlyerFinal.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Privacy Statement
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria Standard Privacy Statement.pdf
  • Carers-Victoria-PrivacyPolicy-April-2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Privacy Policy External 2017.pdf
  • Carers News - Autumn 2015
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers News - Autumn 2015.pdf
  • Carers News - Summer 2015
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers_Magazine_Summer_2015.pdf
  • Carers News - Autumn 2016
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers News_Autumn 2016.pdf
  • Support for LGBTI carers flyer
    January 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0473 LGBTI Carers DL flyer-v4-FINAL-WEB.pdf
  • Creating A Stronger Future for Carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Creating A Stronger Future for Carers v.FINAL.pdf
  • Carers News - Autumn 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers News Magazine Autumn 2017.pdf
  • Companion card key affiliates (Department of Human Services)
    Web assets / Victorian government resources
    Browse the list http://www.companioncard.org.au/cckeyaffs.htm More organisations join the scheme every week so the list will not be up to date. Check with other organisations to see if they will accept the card and to encourage them to join the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/web-assets/victorian-government/companion-card-affiliates
  • Admin and Business Support Office job
    ...Carers Victoria staff members and volunteers. Primary contacts are with staff from the same team and related programs External Service providers Family Carers Community groups, business and government sector Section 2:...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20161124_PD_Admin_and_Business_Support_Officer_ES[1].docx
  • Australian first – Carers Victoria gives carers a break through new technology!
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4679/australian-first-carers-victoria-gives-carers-a-break-through-new-tec...
  • Carers Australia Response to Federal Budget: Could Be Better, Could Be Worse For Carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4883/carers-australia-response-to-federal-budget-could-be-better-could-be-...
  • Income of primary carers 42% lower than non-carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4913/income-of-primary-carers-42-lower-than-non-carers
  • Labor Government to develop Carers Statement in partnership with Carers Victoria
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4912/labor-government-to-develop-carers-statement-in-partnership-with-care...
  • Carers Speak Out - Registration Form
    Archive / Events Archive / Carers Speak Out!
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/carers-speak-out-form
  • 1,000 kms completed for Australia's carers!
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3542/1-000-kms-completed-for-australias-carers-
  • Alzheimer's Australia targets health carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3472/alzheimers-australia-targets-health-carers
  • Better Support and Services for Permanent Carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4931/better-support-and-services-for-permanent-carers
  • Carers Australia launches a new app
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4771/carers-australia-launches-a-new-app
  • Carers say dementia awareness essential
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3445/carers-say-dementia-awareness-essential
  • Carers Victoria announces new CEO
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4951/carers-victoria-announces-new-ceo
  • Carers Victoria e-learning project
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3485/carers-victoria-e-learning-project
  • Encouraging flexible workplaces for Australia's carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3518/encouraging-flexible-workplaces-for-australias-carers
  • Health professionals and carers working together
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4554/health-professionals-and-carers-working-together
  • Helping young carers to stay at school
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/339/helping-young-carers-to-stay-at-school
  • More respite for carers of older Australians
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4577/more-respite-for-carers-of-older-australians
  • Naomi O’Byrne - carers in the community
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4824/naomi-o-byrne---carers-in-the-community
  • National survey of carers' respite needs
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4905/national-survey-of-carers-respite-needs
  • Study of carers of people with heart failure
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4926/study-of-carers-of-people-with-heart-failure
  • Supporting carers of people with mental illness
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4578/supporting-carers-of-people-with-mental-illness
  • Young Carers put at educational disadvantage
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4952/young-carers-put-at-educational-disadvantage
  • About Carers Victoria - Albanian (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-albanian-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Arabic (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-arabic-jan-2009.pdf.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Bosnian (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-bosnian-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Chinese (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-chinese-jan-2009.pdf.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Croatian (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-croatian-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Dari (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-dari-jan-2009.pdf.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - English (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-english-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - German (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-german-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Greek (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-greek-jan-2009.pdf.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Italian (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-italian-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Macedonian (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-macedonian-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Maltese (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-maltese-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Polish (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-polish-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Serbian (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-serbian-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Somali (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-somali-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Spanish (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-spanish-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Tagalog (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-tagalog-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Turkish (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-turkish-jan-2009.pdf
  • About Carers Victoria - Vietnamese (2009)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/acv-vietnamese-jan-2009.pdf
  • Carers Victoria strategic directions 2008-2012
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/carers-victoria-strategic-directions-2008-2012.pdf
  • Education brochure - connected carers (2011)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/education-connected-carers-feb-2011.pdf
  • NDIS - letter to carers from Caroline
    NDIS, caroline, CEO message, CEO
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/LetterCarersNDIS_CM.pdf
  • workshop-for-carers-a guide-for-group-facilitators
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/workshop-for-carers-guide-for-group-facilitators.pdf
  • Media Release: Carers Recognition Bill
    Media Release
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CarersRecognitionBill_Feb.pdf
  • Carers Victoria_invisible_care report_2013
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria_Invisible_Care_Report_2013.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Library - New Titles
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria Library - New Titles -December 2013.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Library - Alzheimers and Dementia
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria - Alzheimers-Dementia[1].pdf
  • Carers Victoria Library - Health and Wellbeing
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria Library - Health and Wellbeing June 2013[1].pdf
  • Carers Victoria Library - Chronic Illness
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Chronic Illness.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Library - Disabililty General
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Disability General.pdf
  • Carers News Magazine – Winter 2016
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers News - Winter 2016.pdf
  • Young Carers Scholarship 2017 Flyer
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Young Carers Scholarship 2017 Flyer.pdf
  • Young Carers Scholarship 2017 Guidelines
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Young Carers Scholarship 2017 Guidelines.pdf
  • CARERS VICTORIA WELCOMES BUDGET ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Budget Announcments 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20170502_MR_Victorian_Budget_17_18.pdf
  • Updated_Carers Victoria Signage Catalogue
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0870 Signage catalogue update-v4.pdf
  • Dementia Program: Carers, Families and the System
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/DemProg_DL_email_with logo_March2018_5175.pdf
  • Carers News Magazine - Summer 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/31677_Carers News Magazine_Summer 2017_VIC.pdf
  • Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria
    Contact assets / Aged support organisations
    Services include counselling, education, research, and the National Dementia Helpline which provides telephone information and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Phone (03) 9815 7800 Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/aged-support/alzheimers-victoria
  • Adjournment of the Special General Meeting
    ...Carers Victoria and Carers Tasmania - Adjourned...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4955/adjournment-of-the-special-general-meeting
  • Counselling
    Advice for carers / Talk things over
    Free counselling for carers throughout Victoria
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/talk-things-over/counselling
  • A message from Vanessa and Marija
    young carers, click, vanessa, marija
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/letter to yc from Van Mar.pdf
  • CarersVictoria-AnnualReport-2013-14
    Carers Victoria Annual Report 2013-14
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CarersVictoria-AnnualReport-2013-14.pdf
  • Carers Victoria - Are you looking after someone?
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/respite-connections-brochure
  • A message from the President of the Carers Victoria Board
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4942/a-message-from-the-president-of-the-carers-victoria-board
  • Amazing support for carers at our Walk to Care event
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4667/amazing-support-for-carers-at-our-walk-to-care-event
  • Anglicare report - Carers: Doing it Tough, Doing it Well
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4921/anglicare-report---carers-doing-it-tough-doing-it-well
  • Attack on family and friend carers insulting and ill-informed
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4906/attack-on-family-and-friend-carers-insulting-and-ill-informed
  • Boost in support for people with mental illness and their carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3532/boost-in-support-for-people-with-mental-illness-and-their-carers
  • Carer Gateway - Practical hints and tips for carers videos
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4900/carer-gateway---practical-hints-and-tips-for-carers-videos
  • Carers and employment rights: have your say!
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3424/carers-and-employment-rights-have-your-say-
  • Carers Australia encouraged by plan for integrated carer supports
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4853/carers-australia-encouraged-by-plan-for-integrated-carer-supports
  • Carers face a tougher future under Budget changes
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4741/carers-face-a-tougher-future-under-budget-changes
  • Carers not happy with recommended changes to carer payments
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4737/carers-not-happy-with-recommended-changes-to-carer-payments
  • Carers of cancer patients need support too
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4666/carers-of-cancer-patients-need-support-too
  • Carers Victoria celebrates as DisabilityCare Australia is launched
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4580/carers-victoria-celebrates-as-disabilitycare-australia-is-launched
  • Carers Victoria launches two new eLearning modules
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4798/carers-victoria-launches-two-new-elearning-modules
  • Carers Victoria ResponseTo 2016-2017 Victorian Budget
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4881/carers-victoria-responseto-2016-2017-victorian-budget
  • Carers Victoria welcomes new uberASSIST service
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4849/carers-victoria-welcomes-new-uberassist-service
  • Carers Victoria Welcomes the Marriage Equality Legislation
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4963/carers-victoria-welcomes-the-marriage-equality-legislation
  • Carers' voices must be heard on mental health reform
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/325/carers-voices-must-be-heard-on-mental-health-reform
  • Count Carers for Census on Tuesday 9 August
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4897/count-carers-for-census-on-tuesday-9-august
  • Federal Budget 2016 – what it means for carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4884/federal-budget-2016-what-it-means-for-carers
  • Federal Labor announces new funding for carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4615/federal-labor-announces-new-funding-for-carers
  • Help Shape Victoria's Future Support For Carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4934/help-shape-victorias-future-support-for-carers
  • Mental health carers missing out on Centrelink support
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4598/mental-health-carers-missing-out-on-centrelink-support
  • Pollie Pedal Raises over $700,000 for Carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4776/pollie-pedal-raises-over-700-000-for-carers
  • Report sheds light on mental health carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3481/report-sheds-light-on-mental-health-carers
  • Take some time away - Carers Cottage
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4901/take-some-time-away---carers-cottage
  • Young carer bursaries to help young carers in education
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4794/young-carer-bursaries-to-help-young-carers-in-education
  • Young carers survey project launched on Facebook
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/296/young-carers-survey-project-launched-on-facebook
  • Having your say: action pack for carers
    action pack
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Having your say action pack for carers.pdf
  • Election 2010 - support for ageing parent carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Support for ageing parent carers and their sons and daughters.pdf
  • Election 2010 - supporting carers to enter and maintain employment
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Supporting carers to enter and maintain employment.pdf
  • 2003: Outside looking in: reflection on carers' stories
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/oli-reflection-on-carers-stories-2003.pdf
  • Carers Australia media release, 10 August 2010
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/carers-aust-media-release-10-aug-2010.pdf
  • Putting carers in the picture (1998) - part A - introduction and recommendations
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/pcip-a-intro-and-recommendations-nov-1998.pdf
  • Putting carers in the picture (1998) - cover and contents
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/pcip-cover-and-contents-nov-1998.pdf
  • Thinking about a break (Carers Victoria- updated 2012)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Thinking about a Break_2013_fullV2.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Library - Ageing and Aged Care
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Ageing and Aged Care.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Library - Intellectual Development Disability
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Intellectual Development Disability.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Library - Mental Illness General
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Mental Illness -General.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Incorporated_Regulations_October 2014
    Incorporated Regulation October 2014
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria Incorporated_Regulations_V3_30October 2014.pdf
  • Fact-Sheet_What-the-Carers-Recognition-Act-2012-says
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/89-Fact-Sheet_What-the-Carers-Recognition-Act-2012-says.pdf
  • Carers Are Integral to The New State Disability Plan
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Media Release_Carers Are Integral to New State Disability Plan (19 March 2...
  • Flyer for workers Young LGBTIQ carers program
    Rebranded August 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20170809_youngLGBTIQcarers_foremployers_web.pdf
  • Young Carers Scholarship 2017 Application Form PDF
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Young Carers Scholarship 2017 Application Form_final.pdf
  • Carers Victoria's response to marriage plebiscite announcement
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0300 CV Statement - Response to Marriage Plebiscite Announcement.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Annual Report 2015–2016
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CarersVictoria-AnnualReport-2015–2016.pdf
  • NDIS Information Session for carers Feb 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20161201-EDU-NDIS Info session.pdf
  • 2017 August Dementia Program: Carers, families and the system
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/EDU-0726 Calendared programs update-dementia-web-final.pdf
  • Healthy wealthy and wise women carers forum
    Western programs 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CCS-0704 Healthy wealthy and wise women invitation-web.pdf
  • 2017 November Dementia Program: Carers, families and the system
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/EDU-0726 Calendared programs update-dementia-november 2017-web-final.pdf
  • Mental Health Program: Carers, Families and the NDIS
    August 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/EDU-0768_ES_mental health program_DL flyer.pdf
  • NCW 2017 Books about carers _poster
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Posters_Library_bookdisplay.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Welcomes the Marriage Equality Legislation
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20171208_CV ME Statement[1].pdf
  • Carers Victoria Generic brochure - Arabic 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0918 Carers Victoria Generic brochure updated design x 20,000New_Arabi...
  • Carers Victoria Generic brochure - English 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0918 Carers Victoria Generic brochure updated design x 20,000New_Engli...
  • Carers Victoria Generic brochure - Greek 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0918 Carers Victoria Generic brochure updated design x 20,000New_Greek...
  • Carers Victoria Generic brochure - Italian 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0918 Carers Victoria Generic brochure updated design x 20,000New_Itali...
  • Carers Victoria Generic brochure - SCH 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0918 Carers Victoria Generic brochure updated design x 20,000New_SCH_W...
  • Carers Victoria Generic brochure - Vietnamese 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0918 Carers Victoria Generic brochure updated design x 20,000New_Vietn...
  • Carers NSW and Carers Victoria joint submission to the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development on the ‘Whole Journey’ guide
    June 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/2017-june-Carers VIC NSW submission whole journey public transport.pdf
  • Making informed choices about electricity
    Advice for carers / Work & finance
    ...Carers Victoria the next day to tell us that, after using the My Power Planner tool, he managed to save nearly 20 per cent on this electricity plan!” Energy Brochure Electricity Information for family...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/electricity
  • Carbon tax factsheet - pensioners
    carbon tax, factsheet, pensioners, carers, pension
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Pensioners.PDF
  • Click magazine
    click, magazine, publication, young carers, festofall
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Click for web.pdf
  • The legal stuff - our license agreement to use your story
    Click, magazine, young carers, Vanessa, Marija
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Story Contributions- Non-Exclusive License Agreement.pdf
  • Energy Brochure
    Energy brochure 2014 Electricity Information for family carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/EnergyBrochure_web.pdf
  • CHSP submission April 2015
    Carers Victoria's CHSP submission April 2015
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CHSP submission April 2015.pdf
  • Information Sheet for external researchers 2016
    Carers Victoria Information Sheet for external researchers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20170804-POL-0268 Researchers Information Sheet-final.pdf
  • Aged Care Program – August 2017 sessions
    AGED CARE PROGRAM: CARERS, FAMILIES AND THE SYSTEM
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20170515_DL_ACP_Footscray August-final.pdf
  • RMIT LGBTIQ research project 2017
    ...Carers of LGBTIQ People Diagnosed with a Mental illness...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/RMIT CarersVic Flyer - LGBTIQ Survey.pdf
  • 7th International Carers Conference – an international debate on the future of unpaid caring
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4957/7th-international-carers-conference-an-international-debate-on-the-fu...
  • Blue Sky Breakfast helps raise awareness of young carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4569/blue-sky-breakfast-helps-raise-awareness-of-young-carers
  • Carers Australia invites you to the Australian National Carer Conference
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4701/carers-australia-invites-you-to-the-australian-national-carer-confere...
  • Carers Victoria launches a new ebook called 'We Care'
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4650/carers-victoria-launches-a-new-ebook-called-we-care
  • Colac carers pleased with rollover process to new disability scheme
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4630/colac-carers-pleased-with-rollover-process-to-new-disability-scheme
  • Community Care Review: Guide for carers to get their affairs in order
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4903/community-care-review-guide-for-carers-to-get-their-affairs-in-order
  • Fears carers will be overlooked in the government’s proposed home support program
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4764/fears-carers-will-be-overlooked-in-the-government-s-proposed-home-sup...
  • Flexible working conditions for family and friend carers in everyone’s interests
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4954/flexible-working-conditions-for-family-and-friend-carers-in-everyone-...
  • Helping Hand Helping Hearts Foundation has named Carers Victoria as a beneficiary
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4620/helping-hand-helping-hearts-foundation-has-named-carers-victoria-as-a...
  • Home help and flexi time could put more carers in the workforce
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3455/home-help-and-flexi-time-could-put-more-carers-in-the-workforce
  • Let’s use this election to improve the lives of family and friend carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4885/let-s-use-this-election-to-improve-the-lives-of-family-and-friend-car...
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Threat to home doctor services of concern to family and friend carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4950/media-release-threat-to-home-doctor-services-of-concern-to-family-and...
  • National Carer Awards Opens to Celebrate Exceptional Contribution of Carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4869/national-carer-awards-opens-to-celebrate-exceptional-contribution-of-...
  • New report highlights need for government support for informal mental health carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4936/new-report-highlights-need-for-government-support-for-informal-mental...
  • Report highlights the need to address multiple disadvantages and challenges faced by young carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/3523/report-highlights-the-need-to-address-multiple-disadvantages-and-chal...
  • Thank you for your contribution to ensure more support for Victorian carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4956/thank-you-for-your-contribution-to-ensure-more-support-for-victorian-...
  • We must speak up for Australia's 2.7 million unpaid carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4870/we-must-speak-up-for-australias-2-7-million-unpaid-carers
  • Website helps people with mental illness and their carers deal with insurance
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/329/website-helps-people-with-mental-illness-and-their-carers-deal-with-in...
  • Guidelines for delivery of culturally sensitive and flexible counselling for Indigenous carers (2007)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/indigenous-carers-counselling-guidelines-oct-2006.pdf
  • Time together, time apart: carers talk about respite (2007)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/time-together-time-apart-2007.pdf
  • The Lulus model: a peer support pilot program for young carers (2008)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/lulus-model-feb-2008.pdf
  • Supporting carers to create change in their lives: carer group counselling (2005)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/supporting-carers-to-create-change-jan-2005.pdf
  • Media release - Carers Victoria off to Toronto Conference (03 May 2007)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/AustPost.pdf
  • Media release - Census gives incomplete picture of carers (27 June 2007)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Census Incomplete Jun07.pdf
  • Media release - Carers look for budget commitment (14 January 2010)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Inq Supported Accom Jan10.pdf
  • Media release - Carers call for urgent reforms (12 August 2008)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers call for urgent reforms Aug08.pdf
  • Media release - Young carers bring it to Canberra (03 November 2008)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Young Carers Bring It Nov08.pdf
  • Media release - Carers Victoria CEO announces resignation (15 July 2010)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/mr-ceo-announces-resignation-jul-2010.pdf
  • May 2010: The next steps: adults with a disability and family carers
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/next-steps-discussion-paper-may-2010.pdf
  • Federal Election 2010 - Election platform from Carers Australia
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/carers-aust-federal-election-platform-2010.pdf
  • Federal Election 2010 - Election guide from Carers Australia
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/carers-aust-election-guide-2010.pdf
  • Gippsland Carers Association media release - 27 July 2010
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/gippsland-carers-media-release-27-jul-2010.pdf
  • Media release - Victorian older carers are tired and desperate (21 October 2010)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/mr-ageing-parent-carers-oct-2010.pdf
  • Putting carers in the picture (1998) - part C - practice issues in carer assessment
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/pcip-c-practice-issues-nov-1998.pdf
  • Putting carers in the picture (1998) - part D - useful tools
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/pcip-d-useful-tools-nov-1998.pdf
  • Putting carers in the picture (1998) - part E - background and appendices
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/pcip-e-background-appendices-nov-1998.pdf
  • Carers Victoria's submission: Psychiatric Disability Rehabilitation and Support Services Reform Framework
    mental health, policy, psychiatric, disability, rehabilitation, framework, reform, submission, Ben Ilsley
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/psychiatric-disability-rehabilitation-and-support-services-reform-framewor...
  • Media release - Young carers kick up their heels (30 Spetember 2012)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/YCFormal_Sep.pdf
  • Media Release - Moira Kelly AO Ambassador for Carers Victoria
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Moira Kelly AO Ambassador for Carers Victoria.pdf
  • Media Release: Relaxing day out for Family Carers across Victoria
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Relaxing day out for Family Carers across Victoria 2013.pdf
  • Carers Victoria win Public Advocates Award May 2014
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria win Public Advocates Award May 2014.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Response to Victorian Government's New Youth Policy Discussion
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria Response to Victorian Government's New Youth Policy Discus...
  • Updated_Carers Victoria submission to the Victorian State Disability Plan 2017–2020
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Formatted Final Draft 11.7.16 State Disability Plan Sub-FINAL.pdf
  • Disability Program: Carers, families and the system May-June 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/EDU-0726 Calendared programs update-disability-may-june-web-final.pdf
  • Disability Program: Carers, families and the system Aug-Sep 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/EDU-0726 Calendared programs update-disability-aug-sep-web-final.pdf
  • media release: Threat to home doctor services of concern to family and friend carers
    June 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20170608_Media Release_Threat to home doctor services.pdf
  • CARERS VICTORIA’S RESPONSE TO THE AUSTRALIAN MARRIAGE LAW POSTAL SURVEY RESULT
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria’s response to the Australian marriage law postal survey re...
  • Expect feelings of reluctance
    Advice for carers / Time for yourself
    Convincing yourself It is common for carers to feel reluctant about using respite. You may worry about leaving the person you care for or feel that nobody can look after them as well as you do. Concerns are normal but they need to be balanced...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/time-for-yourself/feelings-of-reluctance
  • Joint submission on the NDIS Code of Conduct Discussion Paper
    Carers NSW and Carers Victoria joint submission on the NDIS Code of Conduct Discussion Paper June 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/2017-June-CV and CNSW Submission-NDIS Code of Conduct.pdf
  • Joint submission on the NDIS Code of Conduct Discussion Paper
    Carers NSW and Carers Victoria joint submission on the NDIS Code of Conduct Discussion Paper June 2017
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/2017-June-CV and CNSW Submission-NDIS Code of Conduct[1].pdf
  • Joint submission to the ‘Whole Journey’ guide
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers NSW and Carers Victoria joint submission to the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development on the ‘Whole Journey’ guide Submission /Assets/Files/2017-june-Carers VIC NSW submission whole journey public transport.pdf Carers NSW...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/whole-journey
  • Sector Partners
    Partnerships
    Carers Victoria works with Sector Community Partners to provide support that assists carers and their families. To discuss partnership opportunities with Carers Victoria please contact us at: partnerships@carersvictoria.org.au
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/partnerships/sectorpartners
  • Vitamins for Valentine's Day
    File assets / Publications
    ...(Carers Victoria, 2005) /Assets/Files/vitamins-for-valentines-day-jan-2005.pdf A report on a project exploring ways to support isolated carers of Greek speaking background in promoting their own health and wellbeing. Vitamins for Valentine's...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/vitamins-for-valentines-day
  • Joint submission on the NDIS Code of Conduct Discussion Paper
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers NSW and Carers Victoria joint submission on the NDIS Code of Conduct Discussion Paper Submission /Assets/Files/2017-June-CV and CNSW Submission-NDIS Code of Conduct[1].pdf Carers NSW and Carers Victoria joint submission on the NDIS Code of...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/ndis-code-of-conduct
  • Ideas for your story
    Click, young carers, young, magazine, stories, Vanessa, Marija
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Ideas for your story.pdf
  • Click (jr)
    Click, young carers, festofall, young, carer, publication, click jr, junior
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Click Jr for web.pdf
  • Guidelines for culturally sensitive and flexible counselling
    File assets / Publications
    ...(Carers Victoria, 2007) /Assets/Files/indigenous-carers-counselling-guidelines-oct-2006.pdf These guidelines were developed to help counsellors support Indigenous carers in culturally-appropriate ways. They explore cultural factors which may...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/counselling-indigenous-carers
  • Be with us, feel with us, act with us
    File assets / Publications
    ...(Carers Victoria, 2005) /Assets/Files/be-with-us-feel-with-us-feb-2005.pdf This report explores models to support the emotional wellbeing of Indigenous carers. It identifies the most appropriate ways of consulting with and supporting caring...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/be-with-us
  • Support Us
    ...Carers Victoria will help fund vital services required to improve the health, wellbeing, resilience and economic security of Victorian carers....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/www.carersvictoria.org.au/get-involved/support-us
  • June 2012_Response_NQF_Draft National Standards_Disability Services_CVIC_CWA FINAL
    Carers Victoria and Carers Western Australia's response to teh amended version of the draft National Standards for Disability Services. Department of Health National Quality Framework
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/June 2012_Response_NQF_Draft National Standards_Disability Services_CVIC_C...
  • Carer Consultations report 2015
    ...Carers Victoria conducted in 2014 with carers across the state of Victoria, in Geelong, Sale, Wodonga, Frankston, Footscray and Melbourne....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carer Consultations_24042015_FINAL.pdf
  • Network of carer associations
    Advice for carers / Services & supports
    Carers Australia and the Network of Carer Associations operate nationally and in each state and territory of Australia. We increase awareness of caring and of issues of importance to caring families We represent the needs and interests of...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/services-supports/carer-associations
  • Mental health: national study reveals that family carers carry long-term cost
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/377/mental-health-national-study-reveals-that-family-carers-carry-long-ter...
  • Media release - $34 billion tax cuts - thanks to carers (16 October 2007)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/34 billion tax cuts thanks to carers.pdf
  • Media release - Rotary Club provides boost for young carers (27 February 2008)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/YCSFeb2008.pdf
  • Media release - Local singer lends her voice to help carers (26 February 2008)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CherineCatchingDust Feb08.pdf
  • Media release - Catching dust in mid air: Carers Victoria CD launch (15 November 2007)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CDLaunch Nov07.pdf
  • Media release - "Walk a mile in my shoes", carers ask politicians (12 September 2005)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Walk a mile Sept05.pdf
  • December 2006: Succession planning for carers: submission to the Australian Government Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/succession-planning-for-carers-dec-2006.pdf
  • March 2010: Ways to work: employment support for carers of adolescents and adults with an intellectual disability
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/ways-to-work-mar-2010.pdf
  • Media release - Labor to invest in Capacity Building Program for carers (29 October 2010)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/capacity-building-funding-nov-2010.pdf
  • December 2010: Re-visioning recognition and support for caring families: Carers Victoria Submission towards a National Carer Strategy
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/national-carer-strategy-submission-dec-2010.pdf
  • Media release - Carers Victoria to deliver new funding initative (13 May 2011)
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/mr-better-start-may-2011.pdf
  • Putting carers in the picture (1998) - part B - current policy, resource and systems issues
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/pcip-b-policy-resource-systems-issues-nov-1998.pdf
  • Carers Victoria Brochure 2017 - Are You Looking After Someone? Let Us Help
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0918 Carers Victoria Brochure 2017.pdf
  • November 2015 - Carers Victoria Response to Victorian Government's New Youth Policy Discussion Paper
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/November 2015 - Carers Victoria Response to Victorian Government's New You...
  • Having your say
    File assets / Publications
    Having your say: action pack for carers /Assets/Files/Having your say action pack for carers.pdf This kit provides practical information, ideas and templates for carers who want to make a complaint, work with the media or contact a politician to...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/having-your-say
  • Thinking about a break?
    File assets / Publications
    ...(Carers Victoria- updated 2013) /Assets/Files/Thinking about a Break_2013_fullV2.pdf This kit explains how to access residential respite and how to plan and prepare for it so that the experience is a positive one. Thinking about a break? An...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/thinking-about-a-break
  • Constitution
    File assets / Corporate and governance documents
    Carers Victoria constitution (January 2014) /Assets/Files/CarersVictoriaConstitution_20January2014.pdf Constitution (January 2014) Our constitution sets out the rules that govern the Board of Management of Carers Victoria and our operation as an...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/governance/constitution
  • Media resources
    File assets
    Carers Are Integral to The New State Disability Plan (19 March 2015) Carers Are Integral to The new State Disability Plan /Assets/Files/Media Release_Carers Are Integral to New State Disability Plan (19 March 2015).pdf Download our media...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/media
  • About us
    Carers provide care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who is an older person with care needs. We work closely with government and other support organisations to...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/about-us
  • Education Services
    How can we help?
    ...Carers Program flyer for employers /Assets/Files/20170809_youngLGBTIQcarers_foremployers_web.pdf Upcoming events /news-events/events/ Carers Victoria offers carer workshops and educational programs to help carers and health professionals enhance...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/education
  • Carers@Work factsheet
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    Carers Victoria - Carers@Work factsheet /Assets/Files/C@W DLEnglish-v2-2015web.pdf It is available for carers in the Western Metropolitan region of Melbourne who are looking after an older family member who has become frail, suffers a chronic...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/rc-carers-at-work-factsheet
  • Joint submission to the Senate Standing Committee on the delivery of outcomes under the National Disability Strategy 2010–2020
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers NSW and Carers Victoria joint submission to the Senate Standing Committee on the delivery of outcomes under the National Disability Strategy 2010–2020 to build inclusive and accessible communities /Assets/Files/20170317_Carers VIC NSW...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/inclusive-accessible-communities
  • Carer Statement Video
    Get involved / Consultations / Victorian Carer Statement Survey
    ...Carers & Volunteers and Caroline Mulcahy, CEO, Carers Victoria. Carer Statement Video Carer Statement Video...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/victorian-carer-statement/video
  • Submission to the Rights in Specialist Disability Accommodation Consultation Paper
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria submission to the Rights in Specialist Disability Accommodation Consultation Paper Submission /Assets/Files/2017-July-CV submission- Rights in SDA Consultation Paper.pdf Carers Victoria submission to the Rights in Specialist...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/specialist-disability-accommodation
  • Giving feedback
    About us
    Carers Victoria feedback form /Assets/Files/COM-0661 Carers Victoria Feedback form.pdf Giving feedback FAQs /Assets/Files/Website_FAQ_Feedback_July13.pdf How to make a complaint /file-assets/factsheet/how-to-make-a-complaint/ Giving Feedback -...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/about-us/contact-us/your-feedback
  • Resources kit
    How can we help? / Workplace training and solutions / Products and Services
    ...Carers Victoria Self Help sheets for carers Information sheets – carers and employers Profile of a working carer, and Video clip – introducing carers and Carers Victoria Cost: Free with the purchase of another product or...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/workplace-training-and-solutions/products-and-services/resource-kit
  • September 2009: Community living for the 21st century: a blueprint for caring families. Carers Victoria’s pre budget submission 2010 – 2011 and election platform 2010
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/prebudget-bid-election-platform-sep-2009.pdf
  • Vision
    About us
    ...Carers Victoria's values and principles provide a touchstone against which individual, team and organisational behaviour can be aligned: Respect and Dignity Honesty and Confidentiality Empathy and Compassion Equity and Diversity...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/about-us/vision
  • Brochures and forms
    File assets
    Carers Victoria brochures and forms Download our brochures and forms This section lists and manages our brochures and forms
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure
  • Referral pack
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    ...(2013).pdf Carers Victoria provides respite and support to caring families living in the Western Metropolitan region of Melbourne. GPs, case managers or support workers can refer carers to our programs using this referral pack. Carers Victoria...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/rc-referral-pack
  • For love, for faith, for duty, for deed
    File assets / Publications
    ...(Carers Victoria, 2003) /Assets/Files/for-love-faith-duty-deed-2003.pdf This report presents the findings from a study conducted into the beliefs and values of carers from six ethnic groups (Anglo-Celtic, Greek, Italian, Polish, Turkish and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/for-love-for-faith
  • Victorian carer card - information for health professionals (Department of Human Services)
    Web assets / Victorian government resources
    Read the carer card information for health professionals http://carercard.vic.gov.au/health-professionals To be eligible to receive a card, some carers will need to ask a health professional to nominate them as a primary carer. This webpage...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/web-assets/victorian-government/carer-card-info-for-health-professionals
  • Analysis of the Commonwealth Budget
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Australia undertakes a full analysis of the Commonwealth Budget, Carers Victoria was pleased about commitments in Mental Health. While Carers Australia undertakes a full analysis of the Commonwealth Budget, Carers Victoria was pleased about...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/commonwealth-budget-2011-2012
  • Carer Support Partners
    Partnerships
    ...Carers Victoria to provide support that directly assists carers and their families. The mutually beneficial alliances we form with Carer Support Partners helps build our organisational capacities and resources to better service and support carers...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/partnerships/carersupportpartners
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Spotlighting abuse and neglect of people with disability
    ...disability Carers Australia is sympathetic to calls for a Royal Commission....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news/article/4947/media-release-spotlighting-abuse-and-neglect-of-people-with-disabilit...
  • Invisible Care Second edtion November 2013
    Invisible Care Access to Carer Payment and Carer Allowance by Victorian carers of a person with a mental illness Second edition, November 2013
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/carers victoria_invisible care report_2nd ed_digital small_final 2013.pdf
  • Pre-budget bid 2014–15 Consolidating support for caring families for the future – Actions for the Victorian government Consolidating support for caring families for the future – Actions for the Victorian government
    Carers Victoria Pre-budget bid submission Consolidating support for caring families for the future – Actions for the Victorian government
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/carers victoria_pbb 2014–15_final.pdf
  • Feedback to the Review of the Residential Tenancies Act 2016
    Carers Victoria Feedback on the Review of the Residential Tenancies Act ‘Regulation of Property Conditions in the Rental Market Issues Paper’
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/20160911_Residential Tenancies Act Review Prop Conditions submission .pdf
  • Research services
    How can we help? / Information & advice
    Carers Victoria is regularly approached by postgraduate and undergraduate students, academic researchers, services and government departments to assist with the recruitment of carers to participate in consultations, research and evaluations....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/research-services
  • Research services
    How can we help? / Policy & research
    Carers Victoria is regularly approached by postgraduate and undergraduate students, academic researchers, services and government departments to assist with the recruitment of carers to participate in consultations, research and evaluations....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/policy/research-services
  • Victorian Carer Statement Survey
    Get involved / Consultations
    ...Carers Victoria to consultation participants. Victorian Carer Statement Survey Help shape Victoria’s future direction to support carers! Victorian carers deserve to be acknowledged and recognised for the essential support they provide to others....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/victorian-carer-statement
  • Victorian Young Carer Action Team (VYCAT)
    How can we help? / Young carers
    ...Carers State-wide Program Coordinator at Carers Victoria. The Victorian Young Carer Action Team (VYCAT) and advisory group is made up of 10 to 12 past or present young carers who are ‘the face of young carers’ and represent young carer’s across...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/young-carers/vycat
  • Inquiry into End of Life Choices Submission
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria's submission to the Inquiry into End of Life Choices August 2015 /Assets/Files/cvic-eol choices submission-aug2015-final.pdf Carers Victoria welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the Parliament of Victoria Standing...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/eol-submission
  • Find time to exercise
    Advice for carers / Look after yourself
    Regular exercise improves resilience, strength and flexibility, promotes better sleep, reduces stress and depression, and increases your energy and alertness. It also helps you to lose weight, builds your immunity and protects you against common...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/look-after-yourself/exercise
  • 2015: The year at a glance
    About us / Governance & annual reports
    ...Carers ID program, further improving "carer awareness" and educating health professionals to refer carers to our services before they reach crisis point. This program was our second highest referral for services, second only to self-referral, and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/about-us/governance/the-year-at-a-glance
  • Privacy statement - services
    File assets / Corporate and governance documents
    ...Carers Victoria do with information about carers who access our services? Your information – it’s private Carers Victoria relies on personal information to help us provide the right support for the carers who access our services, and to support...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/governance/privacy-statement-services
  • Multi Purpose Taxi Program Review Submission
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers are both providers and key facilitators of transport services for the people they care for, and indirect beneficiaries of the program as they travel with a person with limited mobility to support them with access to medical appointments and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/multipurpose-taxi
  • ILC (Information, Linkages and Capacity Building) Commissioning Framework – Consultation Draft
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Draft Carers Victoria's response to the draft ILC Commissioning Framework. /Assets/Files/CV ILC Commissioning Framework consultation draft submission April 2016 final.pdf Carers Victoria’s position is that s ervices and supports for...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/ilc
  • Submission to the DHHS Advanced Care Planning position paper
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria feedback on the ‘Simplifying medical treatment decision making and advance care planning’ position paper /Assets/Files/2016-July-ACP submission-final.pdf Unpaid (mostly family) carers play a key role in medical treatment decision...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/acp
  • Management training workshop
    How can we help? / Workplace training and solutions / Products and Services
    Case studies show team leaders and managers of employees who are also carers are better placed than the HR team to provide carers with the support they need to thrive at work. This two-hour management training workshop examines the importance of...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/workplace-training-and-solutions/products-and-services/management-training
  • Policy and practice review
    How can we help? / Workplace training and solutions / Products and Services
    Our policy and practice review looks at policies relevant to carers to examine whether these include carers and are supported by procedures and processes that enable supports to be accessed. The review includes discussions with employees to gain...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/workplace-training-and-solutions/products-and-services/policy-and-practice-...
  • Article 66
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 13
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article66
  • Regulations
    File assets / Corporate and governance documents
    Carers Victoria Regulations (October 2014) /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria Incorporated_Regulations_V3_30October 2014.pdf Our regulations set out the rules that govern membership, conduct of meetings and elections. Our regulations set out the rules...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/governance/regulations
  • Events
    News & events
    ...Page https://www.facebook.com/CarersVictoria/events?key=events Victorian Carer Statement Survey /victorian-carer-statement/ Find out what's happening at Carers Victoria Find out what's happening for family carers in Victoria....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news-events/events
  • Charlie Pickering with Brig and Lehmo
    File assets / Audio files
    ...Carers and the Walk to Care on Gold 104.3 with Brig and Lehmo for Breakfast. Charlie Pickering talks about Carers and the Walk to Care on Gold 104.3 with Brig and Lehmo for Breakfast....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/audio-files/charlie
  • Moira Kelly on 3AW
    File assets / Audio files
    ...Carers and the Walk to Care on 3AW Afternoons. Moira Kelly talks about Carers and the Walk to Care on 3AW Afternoons....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/audio-files/moira-kelly
  • Products and Services
    How can we help? / Workplace training and solutions
    ...Services Carers Victoria offers organisations a range of commercial products and services designed to support your workplace to: become a leader in supporting and retaining employed carers; realise the benefits of becoming a carer friendly...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/workplace-training-and-solutions/products-and-services
  • Better Life Mobile
    How can we help?
    ...Carers Victoria. Carers Victoria has partnered with Better Life Mobile to provide carers, carers' friends and family with low cost mobile plans with unlimited calls. Better Life Mobile is a community based telco set up to help community groups...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/better-life-mobile-phone-plans
  • Electronic Carer Kit
    Publications
    ...Kit Carers Victoria Carer Kit - Printable Version /Assets/Files/electronic carer kit-122017.pdf This electronic Carer Kit includes information relating to a range of services provided by Carers Victoria and others. There are also some...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/publications/carer-kit
  • NCW 2016 - Photo Consent Form
    ...Form Carers Victoria regularly reproduces photographs of people in its print and digital publications including but not limited to Carers News Magazine, promotional and marketing material, websites and other Carer Association communication...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/NCW 2016 Photo Consent Form.doc
  • Article 6
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 2
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article6
  • ALRC submission: Inquiry into reducing legal barriers for people with disabilities
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...submission Carers Victoria's submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission: Inquiry into Reducing Legal Barriers for People with Disabilities /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria_ALRC submission_June 2013.pdf Carers Victoria's submission to the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/ALRC-submission
  • Victoria Government Gender Equality Strategy Consultation Paper
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria's Response to the Victoria Government Gender Equality Strategy Consultation Paper /Assets/Files/CV Victorian Gender Equality Strategy submission March 2016.pdf Carers Victoria's Response to the Victoria Government Gender Equality...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/gender-equality
  • Joint submission to NDIS Amendment (Quality and Safeguards Commission and Other Measures) Bill 2017
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...2017 Carers Victoria and Carers QLD joint submission to the National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Quality and Safeguards Commission and Other Measures) Bill 2017 Carers Victoria and Carers QLD joint submission to the National Disability...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/ndis-quality-safeguards-bill
  • Get involved
    We care for the carers and your help can make an enormous difference. Whatever you choose to do, there are many ways you can get involved. Read our brochure to find out the full range of our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/get-involved
  • Victorian carer card application form (Department of Human Services)
    Web assets / Victorian government resources
    Fill in the online application form If you can provide confirmation that you are a primary carer without needing to be nominated by a health professional. http://carercard.vic.gov.au/carers/carer-card-application-form Download and fill in a...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/web-assets/victorian-government/carer-card-application
  • Response to Questions on Notice from the Senate Community Affairs Commitee
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...(Carers Victoria 2011) /Assets/Files/2Jan 2011 Response to Questions on Notice from the Senate Community Affairs Committee.pdf Response to Questions on Notice from the Senate Community Affairs Commitee Carers Victoria responded to questions on...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submissions/response-senate-questions
  • Analysis of the Victorian Budget 2011-2012
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...(Carers Victoria 2011) /Assets/Files/5May 2011 Analysis of the Victorian Budget.pdf Analysis of the Victorian Budget 2011-2012 Carers Victoria has analysed the budget of the new Victorian coalition government. Here are our views Carers Victoria...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/vic-budget-2011-2012
  • Article 13
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 3
    ...Carers counselling intervention study Citation Cummins, Robert A., Campbell, Peter & Hammond, Thomas. 2012, ‘Carers counselling intervention study Vol. 2', Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria. Abstract This report...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article13
  • NDIS legislation submission
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...submission Carers Victoria submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs’ inquiry into the National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012 exposure draft. /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria_senate_sub_ NDIS legislation.pdf NDIS...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/ndis-legislation-submission
  • Living Longer Living Better Bill 2013 Public hearing
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...hearing Carers Victoria Living Longer Living Better Bill 2013 Public hearing /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria_Public Hearing Senate Inquiry LLLB 2013.pdf Living Longer Living Better Bill 2013 Public hearing Carers Victoria's presentation to the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/public-hearing-lllb-bill
  • Partnerships
    ...Carers Victoria directly aligns with our vision of carers and caring families to be valued andsupported by the Australian community. The support we receive from government, corporate, philanthropic donors, aligned health agencies and the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/our-partners
  • Pre-Budget Submission
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...2015-2016.pdf Carers Victoria calls on the Victorian government to take action in the 2015-16 budget so that caring families are valued and supported by the Victorian community. Carers Victoria is recommending: Priority 1: Develop a...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/pre-budget-submission-2015
  • Partnerships
    ...Carers Victoria please contact us at: partnerships@carersvictoria.org.au . Partnerships are the cornerstone of our business. Partnering with Carers Victoria directly aligns withour vision for carers and caring families to be valued and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/partnerships
  • Corporate Partners
    Partnerships
    Carers Victoria achieves its long-term goals by working with like-minded, strategic partners who are passionate about the organisation's vision and strategic priorities and have the financial capacity to support our work. Our partnerships deliver a...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/partnerships/corporatepartners
  • Carer member Hoyts Cinema deal
    Web assets
    ...Carers Offer gives an adult movie ticket for the price of one dollar (maximum of one ticket per day) to carer members of Carers Victoria and other state-based Carer Associations. The offer is valid until December 2017. To receive a $1 Hoyts...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/hoyts-deal
  • Submission to the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill Discussion Paper
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria's submission to the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill Discussion Paper /Assets/Files/20170410_CV_Voluntary_Assisted_Dying_Bill_final.pdf Submission to the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill Discussion Paper This short Carers Victoria...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/assisted-dying-bill
  • Carers Victoria Response to KPMG and DHHS Victoria's Clinical Mental Health System Plan Discussion Paper Design Services and Infrastructure Plan for Victoria's Clinical Mental Health System - September 2016
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Clinical Mental Health System Plan Discussion Response_FINAL_070916.pdf
  • Article 39
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 8
    ...Carers Program (OCP) was developed to support the unique needs of carers aged 65 years and older (50 if Indigenous) who care for a person aged 18 years or older and who have a permanent disability. The aim of the program was to provide intensive...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article39
  • VYCAT-application-form-2017
    ...GROUP Carers Victoria is looking for young carers aged 14 to 24 years to join this group. What is VYCAT? VYCAT is a group made up of 10–12 young carers (aged 14–24 years) from across Victoria and two Carers Victoria staff members. VYCAT started...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/CCS- 0989 VYCAT info and app form-final.doc
  • Research Agenda
    How can we help? / Policy & research
    ...Care /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria Research Agenda 2017[1].pdf Anne Muldowney, Senior Policy Advisor For further information or to discuss opportunities please contact our policy team directly. mailto:policy@carersvictoria.org.au This Research...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/researchagenda
  • Publications about caring
    Publications
    ...Carers Victoria into the beliefs and values of carers from six ethnic groups http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/for-love-for-faith/ Still largely on the outside: the caring experiences of relatives and friends of older people...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/publications/publications-about-caring
  • Making a start (2013)
    File assets / Publications
    ...(Carers Victoria, 2013) /Assets/Files/Making a Start.pdf Making a start (Carers Victoria, 2013) Carers Victoria has launched Making a Start , a workbook for families with young children recently diagnosed with a disability. This joint project...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/publication/making-a-start
  • Fairer Safer Housing: Options Discussion Paper Heading for home: Residential Tenancies Act Review
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Victoria was pleased to read the Victorian Government is developing a whole-of-government housing strategy to support the provision of affordable, safe and secure housing. Carers Victoria was especially pleased when the Government affirmed...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submissions/fairer-safer-housing
  • Holiday Grant Program Application Form 2018
    ...Carers Victoria is providing our members who are current unpaid carers the opportunity to apply for a Carers Holiday grant of up to $2,000 . The grants are designed to help strengthen families and to provide an opportunity for carers to take some...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Holiday_Grant_Application_2018.docx
  • Article 1
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 1
    ...Carers' perspectives of respite care in Australia : an evaluative study Citation O'Connell, Beverly et al. 2012, ‘Carers' perspectives of respite care in Australia : an evaluative study’ Contemporary Nurse , 41 (1), p119...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article1
  • National Carer Strategy submission
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Victoria Submission towards a National Carer Strategy /Assets/Files/national-carer-strategy-submission-dec-2010.pdf Caring families has told us that carers will be best supported by a framework that acknowledges and supports their needs...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/national-carer-strategy
  • For service providers
    How can we help? / Respite & Support / Young carers
    ...Carers Victoria is committed to raising awareness of young carers in the community and to supporting schools and services to better provide for their needs. Carers Victoria aims to reach all young carers across the state, in their various caring...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/respite/young-carers/for-service-providers
  • For service providers
    How can we help? / Young carers
    ...Carers Victoria is committed to raising awareness of young carers in the community and to supporting schools and services to better provide for their needs. Carers Victoria aims to reach all young carers across the state, in their various caring...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/young-carers/for-service-providers
  • LGBTI Carer Facts
    How can we help? / LGBTI carers
    ...Carers /how-we-help/young-carers/young-lgbtiq-carers/ Support For LGBTI Carers /Assets/Files/COM-0473 LGBTI Carers DL flyer-v4-FINAL-WEB.pdf LGBTI Carer Facts...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/LGBTI-carers/facts
  • Family Violence Speaker and Panel
    News & events / Events / National Carer Counselling Conference 2017 / Program Overview
    ...Carers ACT, followed by a Panel discussion. Alexandra will present the findings of research conducted in 2016 by Carers ACT on the issue of ‘Caring for family members, mental illness and the impacts of family violence’. The...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/events/nccconference2017/family-violence-speaker-and-panel
  • New Member Information
    ...Carers Victoria is the state-wide voice for family carers; we represent and give support to carers in Victoria. Carers Victoria is a member based organisation. It is incorporated under the Victorian Associations Incorporation Act 1981 and is run...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/mem-20120416-newmemberinfo.doc
  • Become a member
    Get involved
    ...Carers Victoria membership card 3 x Carers News Magazines every year (read about current issues, helpful information and personal stories in digital format) Regular Voice e-newsletter Invitations to special events and member forums...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/get-involved/membership
  • Brochures and forms
    Publications
    Carers Victoria brochure http://admin.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0918%20Carers%20Victoria%20Brochure%202017.pdf About Carers Victoria: factsheet in other...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/publications/brochures
  • Support Us
    Get involved
    ...Carers Victoria aims to ensure that carers are supported in their daily lives. We do this by working directly with them and collaborating with Government, businesses and other community organisations to improve services, systems and supports. Our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/get-involved/support-us
  • Article 75
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 14
    ...Carers of people with dementia who use the services of Hawthorn House confirm that the Eden Principles are an integral part of Hawthorn House and report better than average health, less stress/burden and better quality of life. Many attribute this...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article75
  • Carer health factsheets
    File assets / Factsheets
    Carers and anxiety Caring for a family member or friend who has an anxiety disorder can be physically demanding and emotionally draining. But taking care of your own health and wellbeing is important in order to cope with the demands of...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/factsheet/carer-health
  • Projects
    How can we help? / LGBTI carers
    ...Carers Victoria is helping organise the 3rd National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Conference in Melbourne, which aims to explore how communities, governments, service providers, carers and older LGBTI people work together to promote healthy ageing...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/LGBTI-carers/projects
  • Research
    How can we help? / LGBTI carers
    ...Carers of LGBTIQ People Diagnosed with a Mental illness New research: Carers of LGBTIQ people with mental illness (2017) Carers Victoria and RMIT are undertaking new research which examines the experiences of carers of adult LGBTIQ people with a...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/LGBTI-carers/research
  • Article 40
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 8
    ...Carers described on average, fewer than four strategies for managing BPSD. Encouraging activity, utilizing psychotropic medications, identifying triggers, restraining or treating in a paternalistic manner, and meeting physiological needs were the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article40
  • Governance & annual reports
    Publications
    ...Plan http://www.carersvic.org.au/file-assets/governance/strategic-plan/ Strategy Constitution /Assets/Files/CarersVictoriaConstitution_20January2014.pdf Regulations /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria Incorporated_Regulations_V3_30October...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/publications/governance
  • Governance & annual reports
    About us
    ...Plan http://www.carersvic.org.au/file-assets/governance/strategic-plan/ Strategy Constitution /Assets/Files/CarersVictoriaConstitution_20January2014.pdf Regulations /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria Incorporated_Regulations_V3_30October...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/about-us/governance
  • Commonwealth Home Support Programme Consultation submission
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria Commonwealth Home Support Programme Consultation submission /Assets/Files/CHSP submission April 2015.pdf Carers Victoria provides this brief submission in response to the consultation on the Commonwealth Home Support Programme's...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/Commonwealth-Home-Support-Programme-Consultation-submissi...
  • Carer identification and workplace supports review
    How can we help? / Workplace training and solutions / Products and Services
    This review provides an in-depth profile of the carers in your workplace and the supports in place to assist them to continue to work and care. Using consultations and surveys we examine the nature of employees caring roles and existing workplace...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/workplace-training-and-solutions/products-and-services/carer-identification...
  • Counselling – information for referrers
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    ...Carers Counselling Program – Victoria. /Assets/Files/20161219_NCCP_information_for_referrers_Dec_2016.pdf Our carer counselling program is an Australian government initiative. Counselling – information for referrers (2017) Our carer...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/counselling-information-for-referrers
  • Donation form
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    ...Carers Victoria PO Box 2204 Footscray VIC 3011 Or send it via email to: membership@carersvictoria.org.au Donation form Your gift, whether large or small, helps us to provide vital carer services, programs, projects and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/donation-form
  • Housing and support for people with a disability or mental illness
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Carers Victoria believes that access to suitable public housing is of crucial importance to many families caring for a person with a disability or mental illness. We want the government to invest in secure, accessible housing that allows people...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/housing-support-for-people-with-a-disability-or-mental-il...
  • National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum (NMHCCF)
    Contact assets / Mental health support organisations
    It aims to give mental health consumers and carers a united, national voice and to create a more responsive service system that will improve their quality of life. NMHCCF website http://www.nmhccf.org.au/ NMHCCF...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/mental-health-support/nmhccf
  • Senate Commmunity Affairs References Committee Inquiry to the Aged Care Act 2013
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...2013 Carers Victoria submission and presentation to the Senate Commmunity Affairs References Committee Inquiry to the Aged Care Act 2013 /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria_submission to Senate Inquiry Aged Care Act 2013.pdf Senate Commmunity Affairs...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/aged-care-act-submission
  • News & events
    Get involved in our campaigns /get-involved/support-us/ Caring gets a bigger media and community profile every year and issues important to carers are highlighted regularly in the news.
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news-events
  • Working with us
    About us
    ...team Carers Victoria has a team of over 100 people working in our Footscray offices. We value our dedicated, skilled employees, and aim to create a flexible and supportive workplace for all staff....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/about-us/employment
  • Support us
    Get involved
    ...Carers Victoria aims to ensure that carers are supported in their daily lives. We do this by working directly with them and collaborating with Government, businesses and other community organisations to improve services, systems and supports. Our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/get-involved/support-us/carers-living-in-victoria
  • Talk things over
    Advice for carers
    A community of people who will listen to and support you Caring families often feel alone and unsupported. It can help to talk things over with somebody who is not emotionally involved – perhaps other carers or a professional counsellor.
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/talk-things-over
  • Time together, time apart
    File assets / Publications
    Time together, time apart: carers talk about respite (Carer Links West, 2007) /Assets/Files/time-together-time-apart-2007.pdf This collection of carer respite stories grew from the belief that all carers have stories to tell and experiences to...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/time-together-time-apart
  • National carer initiatives
    Facts about caring
    ...Carers' sets out ten principles to guide how public service agencies and their funding providers should treat and consider carers. It is part of a broader National Carer Recognition Framework that commits the Government to the establishment of...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/facts/national-carer-initiatives
  • National carer initiatives
    Advice for carers / Advocacy, rights & change
    ...Carers' sets out ten principles to guide how public service agencies and their funding providers should treat and consider carers. It is part of a broader National Carer Recognition Framework that commits the Government to the establishment of...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/advocacy-rights-change/national-carer-initiatives
  • Response to the Productivity Commission's Draft Report on the Care of Older Australians
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...(Carers Victoria 2011) /Assets/Files/3April 2011 Response to Productivity Commissions Draft Report on the Care of Older Australians.pdf Go to the homepage of the Inquiry http://www.pc.gov.au/projects/inquiry/aged-care We strongly lobbied for...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/response-care-older-australians-report
  • Help and support
    How can we help? / Young carers
    ...Carers A booklet for parents of young carers from Carers Australia (PDF 1.8MB) Are you a young carer? An information flyer from the Australian Government Department of Social Services. We Care ebook online When...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/young-carers/help-and-support
  • Response to the Draft National Standards for Disability Services (2012)
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...(2012) Carers Victoria and Carers Western Australia have jointly made submissions concerning the draft National Standards for Disability Services. These are an important development as one of the building blocks of a National Disability Insurance...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/draft-national-standards-disability-services
  • Article 12
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 2
    ...Carers of patients with early-onset dementia, their burden and needs Citation Rosness, T. A., Haugen, P. K., Gausdal, M., Gjøra, L. and Engedal, K. 2012, ‘Carers of patients with early-onset dementia, their burden and needs: a...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article12
  • Article 16
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 3
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article16
  • Residential Tenancies Act Review Submission
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...submission[1].pdf Carers Victoria submission: Residential Tenancies Act Review Laying the Groundwork – Consultation Paper August 2015...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/residentialtenanciesactreview
  • Our Work with LGBTI communities
    How can we help? / LGBTI carers
    Carers Victoria is committed to supporting LGBTI carers by: • developing LGBTI inclusive and culturally safe services • raising awareness about LGBTI carers • learning more about the needs of LGBTI carers through collaborative...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/LGBTIQ-carers/our-work-with-LGBTI-communities
  • Response to the Draft Framework for Clinical Networks
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Networks Carers Victoria's response to Safer Care Victoria's Draft Framework for Clinical Networks....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/clinical-networks
  • Carer Holiday Grants
    How can we help?
    ...Carers Victoria was fortunate to receive funding from a generous donor to provide Carer Holiday Grants to help strengthen families and provide an opportunity for carers to take some time out for themselves. We received an overwhelming number of...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/carerholidaygrants2018
  • Policy Agenda
    How can we help? / Policy & research
    ...services Carers Victoria and Carers NSW joint submission. /file-assets/policy-submission/ndis-hearing-services/ March 2017 – National Disability Insurance Scheme Costs: Carers Victoria submission to the Productivity...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/policy/current-agenda
  • Policy submissions
    Publications
    ...services Carers Victoria and Carers NSW joint submission. /file-assets/policy-submission/ndis-hearing-services/ March 2017 – National Disability Insurance Scheme Costs: Carers Victoria submission to the Productivity...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/publications/policy-submissions
  • Article 3
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 1
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article3
  • Article 69
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 13
    ...Carers have to deal with clinically unstable patients, the responsibility of managing and titrating medication according to symptoms and frequent admissions to acute care. These challenges compound the demands on caregivers' physical and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article69
  • Impact of caring
    Facts about caring
    ...Carers Victoria believes that our society relies too heavily on the care provided by caring families. We advocate for practical reforms that will help protect carers from the problems too often associated with caring. Financial hardship 50%...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/facts/impact-of-caring
  • Article 23
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 4
    ...Carers of frail older people in the intervention group showed a sustained improvement in health scores during the intervention targeting frailty, while health scores for carers of the frail older people in the control group, decreased and therefore...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article23
  • Article 70
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 13
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article70
  • Changing policies & systems
    How can we help? / Policy & research
    ...Carers Australia and the Network of Carers Associations on issues of state and national significance for carers. We tell governments and services what caring families need We work hard to make sure that government, service providers and the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/policy/changing-systems
  • Bequest booklet - your will to care
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    ...Carers Victoria and explains how your gift can help support our work with caring families. This booklet answers some of the questions you may have about making a bequest to Carers Victoria and explains how your gift can help support our work with...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/your-will-to-care
  • Multimedia
    Publications
    ...Carers Victoria - Carer Stories (2016) Carers Victoria Services (2016) Voting Is For Everyone (2016) Making Informed Choices About Your Electricity (2016) Audio Catching Dust in Mid Air Audio, video and interactive...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/publications/multimedia
  • Action on Disability in Ethnic Communities
    Contact assets / Disability support organisations
    ADEC website http://www.adec.org.au/ ADEC email mailto:info@adec.org.au Phone (03) 9480 1666 1800 626 078 (freecall in Victoria, mobile calls at mobile rates) ADEC empowers people with a disability from non-english speaking backgrounds,...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/disability-support/action-disability-ethnic-communities
  • Asthma Foundation of Victoria
    Contact assets / Disability support organisations
    Asthma Foundation of Victoria website http://www.asthma.org.au/ Asthma Foundation of Victoria email mailto:advice@asthma.org.au Phone (03) 9326 7088 1800 645 130 (freecall in Victoria, mobile calls at mobile rates) The Asthma Foundation of...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/disability-support/asthma-foundation-victoria
  • Autism Victoria
    Contact assets / Disability support organisations
    Autism Victoria aims to improve the quality of life of people with the disorder by providing information and support, education and improving community awareness. Autism Victoria website http://www.autismvictoria.org.au/ Autism Victoria...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/disability-support/autism-victoria
  • Huntington’s Victoria
    Contact assets / Disability support organisations
    Their services include information and advice about the condition and the services and supports available, advocacy and support, education and research. Huntington’s Victoria website http://www.huntingtonsvic.org.au/ Huntington’s Victoria...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/disability-support/huntingtons-victoria
  • National Stroke Foundation
    Contact assets / Disability support organisations
    Phone (03) 9670 1000 National Stroke Foundation website http://www.strokefoundation.com.au/ National Stroke Foundation email mailto:admin@strokefoundation.com.au Strokeline 1800 787 653 (freecall in Australia, mobile calls at mobile...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/disability-support/national-stroke-foundation
  • Who will look after her when I die?
    File assets / Publications
    Who will look after her when I die? (Carer Links West, 2005) /Assets/Files/who-will-look-after-her-feb-2005.pdf This report examines ways of assisting ageing carers of adult children with a disability. It looks at ways to help ageing carers to...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/who-will-look-after-her
  • Employment - benefits for staff
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    ...Carers Victoria. We pride ourselves on being a flexible employer of choice. This fact sheet outlines the many non-salary benefits and services available for staff at Carers Victoria....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/benefits-for-staff
  • Victorian carer card directory (Department of Human Services)
    Web assets / Victorian government resources
    Carer card online directory http://carercard.vic.gov.au/directory/directory_search_results Over 1,000 businesses and partners have signed up to offer a discount, deal or special offer under the scheme. Use this online directory to search for...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/web-assets/victorian-government/carer-card-directory
  • ARAFEMI
    Contact assets / Mental health support organisations
    ARAFEMI website http://www.arafemi.org.au/ ARAFEMI email mailto:admin@arafemi.org.au Phone Helpline:1300 550 265 (local call rates in Victoria, mobile calls at mobile rates) ARAFEMI supports carers and families of people with a mental...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/mental-health-support/arafemi
  • Laying the Foundations: Setting objectives and identifying needs for Victoria’s 30-year infrastructure strategy
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...strategy Carers Victoria's input to Infrastructure Victoria’s paper. Carers Victoria's input to Infrastructure Victoria’s paper ‘Laying the Foundations: Setting objectives and identifying needs for Victoria’s 30-year infrastructure strategy’...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/policy-submission/30-year-infrastructure-plan
  • Resources
    Advice for carers / NDIS
    ...(Carers NSW) This checklist is designed to assist carers to describe the support they provide to contribute to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) planning process. It may be of use to you to prepare for your participation in the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/ndis-resources
  • Workplace training and solutions
    How can we help?
    ...Carers Victoria Workplace Training and Solutions helps employers create a carer friendly workplace that supports carers and assists them with balancing work and caring. With 24 years as the leading body for carers and caring families in Victoria,...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-can-help/workplace-training-solutions
  • Response to the Productivity Commission's Draft Report on Disability Care and Support
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...(Carers Victoria 2011) /Assets/Files/7May 2011 Response to Productivity Commisions Draft Report on Disability Care and Support.pdf Read a transcript Of our submission to the hearing in Melbourne, 5 April...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/disability-care-support-response
  • Click
    Click There are some teenage themes in Click, and it's recommended for the over 12s. /Assets/Files/Click for web.pdf Click (jr) A special edition of Click for the under-12 crowd! /Assets/Files/Click Jr for web.pdf Download your copy of Click...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/click
  • Victoria Disability Draft Plan (June 2012)
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...2013-6 /Assets/Files/statedisabilityplan_draftplan_04062012.pdf Carers Victoria comments on the Victoria Disability Plan (June 2012) Carers Victoria attended the consultations to express the views of caring families. We have also submitted our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/state-disability-draft-plan
  • Carers@Work
    How can we help? / Workplace training and solutions / Products and Services
    ...Carers@Work Carers Victoria's flagship product that enables an organisation to realise all the benefits of a carer-friendly workplace. Carers Victoria's flagship product that enables an organisation to realise all the benefits of a carer-friendly...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/workplace-training-and-solutions/products-and-ser...
  • Research Archive - Edition 13
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    ...Carers have to deal with clinically unstable patients, the responsibility of managing and titrating medication according to symptoms and frequent admissions to acute care. Read more. Vasiliki Orgeta, Elena Lo Sterzo and Martin Orrell, 2013....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/july1
  • Copyright
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  • Terms & conditions
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  • Factsheets
    Publications
    ...carers. http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/COM-0483%20LGBTI%20Facts%20Infographic%20flyer-v6-FINAL.pdf Carers in Victoria – the facts Information about carers in Victoria. /file-assets/factsheet/carers-in-vic-facts/ Participating in...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/publications/factsheets
  • Article 72
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 14
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article72
  • Counselling
    How can we help?
    Carers Victoria - Are you looking after someone? http://admin.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers%20Victoria%20-%20Brochure%202016.pdf Download our referral form /file-assets/brochure/counselling-referral-form/ Download our information for...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/counselling
  • Information distribution
    How can we help? / Information & advice
    ...Carers Victoria. You can download free copies of many of these resources or contact us to order print and hard copies. Most materials can be posted free of charge if you are a carer, former carer or need materials to use with a carer support...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/information-distribution
  • Counselling - expression of interest form – contract counsellors
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    ...counsellors Carers Victoria manages a large network of professionally qualified and accredited contract counsellors across Victoria. This EOI form allows counsellors to register for consideration in our next annual review to meet emerging needs or...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/counselling-eoi-contract-counsellors
  • NDIS Feedback: ‘Eligibility’ and ‘reasonable and necessary support’. A response to the Select Council.
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...support’. Carers Victoria's response to the Select Council. /Assets/Files/REP_CV_NDIS_eligibility and reasonable and necessary_ 2012.pdf Carers Victoria has submitted this response to the Select Council’s paper on defining...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/NDIS-feedback-eligibility-reasonable-necessary-support
  • Victorian Auditor-General's report: Carer Support Programs
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Victoria was consulted by the Auditor-General and assisted its work by organising a series of focus groups which explored carer experiences of support services....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/vago-carer-support-programs
  • Fundraise
    Get involved / Support us
    ...Carers Victoria by setting up your own Supporter page. A Supporter page is a special webpage with a URL (link) you can use to support a charity or cause. Your Supporter account (where your pages reside) is a living record of your journey and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/get-involved/support-us/fundraise
  • Facts about caring
    Most of us will need care and support at some point in our lives and many of us will become carers. Over 700,000 Victorians provide unpaid care and support to a family member or friend who needs help because of illness, disability or because they...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/facts
  • Plan ahead
    Advice for carers
    Make emergency and long term plans Most carers focus on the here and now of caring and it can be hard to find time to make emergency and long term plans or to make sure that your expertise is passed on to people who can cover for you.
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/plan-ahead
  • Look after yourself
    Advice for carers
    Take care of your own heath and emotional wellbeing Caring can be physically and emotionally draining and many carers put their own needs last. If you want to last the distance, it is important to keep yourself healthy and make your own wellbeing...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/look-after-yourself
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  • Election 2010: community living and caring families
    File assets / Policy submissions
    Community living and caring families: manifesto for the Victorian election 2010 /Assets/Files/electionmanifesto.pdf Manifesto State election 2010 campaign toolkit /Assets/Files/Toolkit.pdf Toolkit Community support for people with a mental...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/election-2010
  • Submission to the Victorian Government: Pathways to a new Victorian social housing framework
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Victoria made a submission to the Victorian Government's consultation process on the future of social housing in the state, as part of its 'commitment to develop a new housing framework better suited to our communities' needs.' The...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/social-housing-framework-submission
  • Proposed guardianship reforms: what do they mean for caring families?
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...families? Carers Victoria's analysis of the Victorian Law Reform Commission's (VLRC) proposed guardianship reforms. /Assets/Files/Analysis_CV_Proposed Guardianship Reforms_2012.pdf Proposed guardianship reforms: what do they mean for caring...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/guardianship-reform
  • Submission to Elder Abuse Discussion Paper
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Paper Carers Victoria's submission to Elder Abuse Discussion Paper Highlighted responses to selected proposals contained in the Elder Abuse Discussion Paper from a carer perspective....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/elder-abuse-discussion-paper
  • Webinars
    How can we help? / Education Services
    ...Carers Victoria for carers over the internet. Carers Victoria runs educational webinars which carers can attend from the comfort of their own home computer or device. Webinars give you the ability to interact with the presenter via chat....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/education/webinars
  • ODSC Occasional Paper No. 2 response 2014
    Carers Victoria’s Response to the Office of the Disability Commissioner’s Occasional Paper No. 2 Families and service providers working together: Developing policy principles and strategies to support families of adults with a disability and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers Victoria_ODSC reponse_march 2014.pdf
  • For families, parents and guardians
    How can we help? / Young carers
    ...Carers (by Carers Australia) has many ideas and tips for parents. Tips from other parents "Take time out to talk to your children about the condition of the person you are supporting, including the symptoms, their care plan and whether the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/young-carers/families-parents-guardians
  • Membership forms
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    ...Carers Victoria. Your support helps us to speak up on behalf of caring families and to advocate for new services and a better range of supports. Please use this form to become a member of Carers Victoria....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/membership-form
  • Asperger Syndrome Support Network
    Contact assets / Disability support organisations
    Asperger Syndrome Support Network (Vic) website http://www.assnvic.org.au/ Asperger Syndrome Support Network (Vic) email mailto:asperger@msaustralia.org.au Support line (03) 9845 2766 The Asperger Syndrome Support Network (Vic) is a...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/disability-support/aspergers-support-network
  • Aged Care in Victoria
    Contact assets / Victorian government
    Aged Care in Victoria website http://www.health.vic.gov.au/agedcare/services/index.htm Aged Care in Victoria email mailto:aged.care@health.vic.gov.au Senior's Information Line 1300 135 090 (local call rates in Victoria, mobile calls at mobile...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/victorian-government/aged-care-victoria
  • Analysis of the Victorian State Budget 2010-11
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...(Carers Victoria, May 2010) Analysis of the Victorian State Budget 2010-11 (Carers Victoria, May 2010)...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/victorian-budget-analysis-2010-2011
  • Victorian charter supporting people in care relationships
    Web assets / Victorian government resources
    Download the charter http://www.dhs.vic.gov.au/about-the-department/documents-and-resources/policies,-guidelines-and-legislation/carers-recognition-act-2012 The Victorian charter supporting people in care relationships acknowledges the important...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/web-assets/victorian-government/charter-supporting-care-ralationships
  • Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH)
    Contact assets / Mental health support organisations
    VTPU website http://www.vtmh.org.au/ VTPU email mailto:vtpu@svhm.org.au Phone 03 9231 3300 Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH), formerly known as Victorian Transculturla Psychiatry Unit (VTPU) helps mental health services and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/mental-health-support/vtpu
  • Alcohol and other drugs services in Victoria (Department of Health)
    Contact assets / Victorian government
    Alcohol and other drugs services in Victoria website http://www.health.vic.gov.au/aod/ This website provides information about the Victorian Government approach to drug use and misuse, a directory of funding agencies and treatment services, news...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/victorian-government/drug-related-services
  • Submission to complaints mechanism administered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Law Carers Victoria's submission to complaints mechanism administered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Carers Victoria's submission to complaints mechanism administered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/complaints-mechanism
  • Contracted counsellors
    How can we help? / Counselling
    ...Carers Victoria, PO Box 2204, Footscray 3011 By email To find out more, contact our carer counselling and advisory service and ask to speak with the program manager or team leader. Download our contract counsellor expression of interest...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/counselling/contracted-counsellors
  • Join our team
    About us / Working with us
    ...Carers Victoria is a not-for-profit organsiation which provides advice, information and support to carers to improve their health, wellbeing , capacity and resilience. Carers Victoria is a reputable, community-based organisation that is passionate...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/about-us/employment/join-our-team
  • Annual reports
    File assets / Corporate and governance documents
    ...2011-2012 /Assets/Files/CarersVic_AnnualReport-lowres.pdf Carers Victoria Annual Report 2015–16 (Issuu) http://issuu.com/carersvictoria/docs/carersvictoria-annualreport-2015___ Annual report...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/governance/annual-reports
  • Article 73
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 14
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article73
  • Meet our Board
    About us / Our people
    ...Carers Victoria as navigating the maze was a continual, time consuming frustration. My goal is to ensure carers know about the supports and services available to them, to lighten their load.” Sue Peden – President Sue is keen to make a...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/about-us/people/board
  • Catching Dust in Mid Air
    File assets / Audio files
    ...Carers Victoria. Over 50 carers participated; expressing their experiences and feelings through song selection, group discussion and song writing. The result was a CD of 11 songs that cover a diverse range of themes including: frustration, anger,...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/audio-files/catching-dust
  • Research Archive - Edition 14
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    Summary of Current Research & Best Practice Articles - July Ream, E., Pedersen, V.H., Oakley, C., et al. 2013, ‘Informal carers' experiences and needs when supporting patients through chemotherapy: a mixed method study.’, European...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research
  • Ambassadors
    About us
    ...Carers Victoria, helping to raise awareness of the issues of young carers. Charlie in the news Watch Charlie on Channel Ten's 'Wake up' program. Listen to Charlie on Nova. Listen to Charlie on Gold 104.3. Listen to Charlie...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/about-us/people/ambassadors
  • Young Carer Scholarship Application Form 2015
    ...Carers Scholarship Program Application Form 2015 It is expected this application form will be completed in consultation with the young carer. Therefore, questions are directed to them. Please refer to the guidelines before...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/ycs-application form-2015.docx
  • Research Archive - Edition 3
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    ...‘Carers counselling intervention study Vol. 2', Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria. This report details the procedures and findings from two phases of a pilot study, designed to determine the effectiveness of the Carers Australia...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research-october
  • Research Archive - Edition 10
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    Summary of Current Research & Best Practice Articles - May 2013 - edition 1 Phillipson, L., Jones, S. C. and Magee, C. 2013, 'A review of the factors associated with the non-use of respite services by carers of people with dementia: implications...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/may2
  • Holiday Grant Program FAQs 2018
    ...Carers Victoria Members and be a current unpaid carer for a person with a disability, a chronic, mental or terminal illness, an addiction, or an older person with care needs. How will the winners of the Holiday Grants be selected? The...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Holiday_Grant_Program_2018_FAQs.docx
  • Full Program
    News & events / Events / National Carer Counselling Conference 2017 / Program Overview
    ...Carers Victoria's Frameworks of Counselling Practice /events/nccconference2017/counselling-framework/ Plenary session Carers Victoria Counselling Framework An encounter with the Carers Victoria in-house Counselling team as...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/events/nccconference2017/program/full
  • Unfinished Business (2013)
    File assets
    ...Carers Victoria is pleased to release the final discussion paper about young carers and public policy that has been made possible through funding from the Helen McPherson Smith Trust. The starting point for this project was that although there was...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/unfinished-business
  • Contact us
    About us
    ...Carers Victoria Email Want to give feedback? Giving feedback – compliment, concern or complaint Office hours 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday Not open public holidays Disability access Ramp, lift, accessible toilet How to...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/about-us/contact-us
  • Respite & Support
    How can we help?
    ...Carers Victoria Brochure 2017.pdf Download our aged care brochure /file-assets/brochure/rc-aged-brochure/ Download our disability brochure /file-assets/brochure/rc-disability-brochure/ Download our mental health...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/respite
  • Western Services - Carers@Work factsheet - English and other languages
    File assets / Other languages
    ...Carers@Work program helps carers in the Western Metropolitan region of Melbourne to arrange flexible respite options so they can stay in or look for paid employment. The Western Services Carers@Work program helps carers in the Western suburbs to...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/language/carers-at-work-other-languages
  • Article 19
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 4
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article19
  • Research archive - Edition 12
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    Hunter Institute of Mental Health. 2013, ‘Supporting those who care: Partners in Depression National Program Outcomes’, Newcastle, Australia The Partners in Depression intervention is a six session group-based program which provides...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/june
  • No Interest Loan Scheme
    How can we help?
    Carers Victoria has been approved as a Good Shepherd Microfinance No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS) community program provider. NILS was developed by Good Shepherd Microfinance to give Australians on low incomes access to fair and safe credit to...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/nils
  • Privacy
    Footer Pages
    Carers Victoria Inc., Registration number A0026274M, ARBN 143 579 257 ('Carers Victoria') publishes a website, social media sites and other electronic communications (‘our electronic media’) to provide information for the benefit of...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/footer/privacy
  • National Carer Counselling Program – referral form
    File assets / Brochures and forms
    National Carer Counselling Program – referral form – PDF Fill out and print or email this form. If you use an Apple Mac computer, please complete the Word form below. /Assets/Files/NCCP-referral form-June 2017-Final.pdf National Carer Counselling...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/brochure/counselling-referral-form
  • Statewide Equipment Program
    Contact assets / Victorian government
    Victorian State-wide equipment program (SWEP) website http://swep.bhs.org.au/ Victorian State-wide equipment program (SWEP) email contact form http://swep.bhs.org.au/contact 1300 747 937 (local call rates within Victoria, mobile calls at mobile...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/victorian-government/victorian-aids-equipment-program
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of Victoria
    Contact assets / Disability support organisations
    The MS society provides specialist support programs to help people with multiple sclerosis to achieve as full and healthy a lifestyle as possible while managing their symptoms. They also raise funds for the provision of services, programs and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/disability-support/ms-victoria
  • Western metropolitan
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    ...Programs /respite/ Carers Victoria Western Programs Carers Victoria provides respite and other supports to caring families living in the Western Metropolitan region of Melbourne. Area: Operates in the local government areas of Brimbank,...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/western-region
  • Victorian Carer Card Program
    Contact assets / Victorian government
    The scheme encourages state and local government, community organisations and private businesses to collaborate in recognition of the significant contribution caring families make to Victorian society. Victorian carer card...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/victorian-government/carer-card
  • Controlling our futures
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers_Controlling our futures_pilot proposal_2012-Final.pdf Controlling our futures: an action research proposal Victoria is facing an imminent crisis of people with a disability, who have ageing parents, contending with inadequate access to...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/controlling-our-futures
  • Mingle Events
    Archive / Events Archive / Mingle 2013
    Bendigo Mingle Read about one of our carers who attended the Bendigo Mingle event at the Capital Theatre on Wednesday 4 September. Click here for the full story. Geelong Mingle More than 150 family carers from Geelong and the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/mingle/events
  • Review Aged Care Homes
    How can we help? / Respite & Support
    ...Carers Victoria is proud to partner with Aged Care Report Card (ACRC) to help carers make informed decisions about their selection of aged care homes. Visit: Aged Care Report Card Aged Care Report Card Review Aged Care Homes An...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/respite/review-aged-care-homes
  • Program Overview
    News & events / Events / National Carer Counselling Conference 2017
    The conference program is dynamic and varied. Plenary sessions, key note speakers, workshops, case studies and panel discussions will showcase best practice and high standards of carer counselling. Both key note and workshop presentations will be...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/events/nccconference2017/program
  • Talking it Over - Carer Counselling
    File assets / Other languages
    ...Carers. WARNING: some of these files are large. Our team provides counselling services to carers across the Melbourne region. To find out more download the information pack....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/page/5878/talking-it-over---carer-counselling
  • Community Learning
    How can we help? / Education Services
    ...Carers Victoria offers carer workshops and educational programs to help you enhance your knowledge about how to best support your own health and wellbeing, and that of the person you are caring for. Through our Education Service you will be able...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/workshops
  • Education Workshops (Footscray)
    News & events / Events
    ...Carers Victoria offers carer workshops and educational programs to help you enhance your knowledge about how to best support your own health and wellbeing, and that of the person you are caring for. Through our Education Service you will be able...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/events/educationworkshopsfootscray
  • Young Carer Scholarship 2016 Application Form
    ...Carers Scholarship Program Application Form 2016 It is expected this application form will be completed in consultation with the young carer. Therefore, questions are directed to them. Please refer to the guidelines before...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/ApplicationForm2016.docx
  • Young Carer Scholarship 2016 Application Form
    ...Carers Scholarship Program Application Form 2016 It is expected this application form will be completed in consultation with the young carer. Therefore, questions are directed to them. Please refer to the guidelines before...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/ApplicationForm2016[1].docx
  • Services & supports
    Advice for carers
    ...Carers Victoria can help /how-we-help/ Provided by government and other organisations Caring families should not have to carry the responsibilities of caring alone. There are support services available to help you and advisory services that can...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/services-supports
  • Policy & research
    How can we help?
    Find out how we make sure that your views and priorities are included when government policy and service delivery systems are planned and evaluated. Stop Press! Integrated Carer Support Services Draft Model Victorian Carer Statement...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/policy
  • Bequests
    Get involved / Support us
    ...Carers Victoria. Contact our membership and fundraising program for more information or to request a free copy. Phone (03) 9396 9500 or email us . All enquiries are treated confidentially and are obligation free. Please keep in touch If...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/get-involved/support-us/bequests
  • Improving services
    How can we help? / Respite & Support
    Caring families come into contact with a wide range of health, community care and other professionals. We create opportunities for carers to tell us what is important to them and use feedback to improve the services available in the region. We...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/respite/improving-services
  • Continence Foundation of Australia
    Contact assets / Aged support organisations
    The National Continence Helpline provides information and advice to carers, people experiencing the condition and to health professionals. Continence Foundation of Australia website http://www.continence.org.au/ Continence Foundation of...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/aged-support/continence-foundation
  • Leukaemia Foundation
    Contact assets / Disability support organisations
    The Foundation supports for carers and families include emotional support and counselling, accommodation, transport, practical assistance, and education programs. Leukaemia Foundation website http://www.leukaemia.org.au/ Leukaemia Foundation...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/disability-support/leukaemia-foundation
  • Caring & stress
    Advice for carers / Look after yourself
    A bit of stress is normal but when stress becomes unrelenting and overwhelming it can begin to affect your health and wellbeing. The physical and emotional demands of caring Some carers provide 24 hour nursing aid to a family member with high...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/look-after-yourself/caring-and-stress
  • Surviving the Maze
    File assets / Factsheets
    ...(Carers Victoria) This series of information sheets has been written to support people who are caring for an older family member or friend. It covers everything from starting caring, to dealing with the hospital system, to being a carer in...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/factsheet/surviving-the-maze
  • Mind Australia
    Contact assets / Mental health support organisations
    They support families and carers to take a break by providing programs, experiences and activities, individual respite packages, and by organising services such as gym memberships and training. Mind website http://www.mindaustralia.org.au/ Mind...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/mental-health-support/mind
  • Response to the Victorian Law Reform Commissions Guardianship Consultation Paper
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...(Carers Victoria 2011) /Assets/Files/8May 2011 Response to the Victorian law Reform Commissions Guardianship Consultation Paper.pdf Response to the Victorian Law Reform Commissions Guardianship Consultation Paper This paper continues our strong...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/response-vlrc-guardianship-consultation
  • Overview and initial response to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry report on Disability Care and Support.
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Victoria’s overview and initial response to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry report on Disability Care and Support /Assets/Files/summary-pc-disability-care-support-sep-2011.pdf Overview and initial response to the Productivity...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/page/510/overview-and-initial-response-to-the-productivity-commission-s-inquiry-report-...
  • NDIS
    Advice for carers
    ...Carers (18 Nov 15).pdf An Interview with Eddie Bartnik – Winter 2015 Strategic Adviser to the NDIA on mental health and the National Disability Insurance Scheme Carers Check List Developed by Carers NSW, this is a useful checklist for carers to...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/NDIS
  • Syndromes Without A Name
    Contact assets / Other organisations
    Email: info@swanaus.com.au Contact: http://www.swanaus.com.au/index.php/contact-us SWAN Australia is a not for profit charity which provides information and support to parents/carers who do not have a genetic diagnosis for their...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/page/5555/syndromes-without-a-name
  • Guardianship and Administration applications in hospital
    Advice for carers / Plan ahead
    Guardianship and Administration applications in hospital /Assets/Files/cvic-guardianship and administration applications.pdf Guardianship and Administration applications in hospital This information is for Victorian carers in situations where...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/plan-ahead/hospital
  • Quality and safeguarding framework submission
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Victoria welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the Department of Social Services (DSS) in response to the consultation paper ‘Proposal for a National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality and Safeguarding Framework' released in...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/Quality-and-safeguarding-framework-submission
  • AGM Nominations
    Get involved
    ...Carers Victoria’s Board are currently open and will close at 5:00pm on Thursday 1 February 2018. Please see the documents below for further information....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/page/5876/agm-nominations
  • Mental health
    How can we help? / Respite & Support
    Carers Victoria - Are you looking after someone? http://admin.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Carers%20Victoria%20-%20Brochure%202016.pdf Read our advice on finding help for somebody with a mental health problem It is important to remember...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/respite/mental-health
  • About counselling
    How can we help? / Counselling
    ...Carers /events/group-counselling/ Carers Victoria - Are you looking after someone? /Assets/Files/Carers Victoria - Brochure 2016[1].pdf Download our privacy policy /file-assets/governance/privacy-statement-services/ Contact our advisory line...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/counselling/about-counselling
  • Research Archive - Edition 11
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    Summary of Current Research & Best Practice Articles - May edition 2 Jowsey T, McRae I, Gillespie J, Banfield M, Yen L., 2013. ‘ Time to care? Health of informal older carers and time spent on health related activities: an Australian...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/mayv2
  • Aged care
    How can we help? / Respite & Support
    ...Carers Victoria aged care team operates in the Western Metropolitan region of Melbourne, providing expert and local advice, support in times of crisis, and the tools you need to plan for the future. We understand what caring families are going...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/respite/aged-care
  • Research Archive - Edition 1
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    ...‘Carers' perspectives of respite care in Australia: an evaluative study’ Contemporary Nurse , 41 (1), p119 Caring for someone with dementia is burdensome and challenging. In Australia, respite services help carers to cope with...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research-archive
  • Young Carer Bursary 2016 FAQ
    ...Carers Australia at ycbursaries@carersaustralia.com.au Carers Australia staff will provide as much assistance as possible. Will it cost me money to call the 1800 number? No cost will be incurred by you from either a mobile or...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/YCBP FAQ 2016 FINAL.docx
  • Contact Us
    How can we help? / Respite & Support
    ...Carers Victoria from anywhere within the Western Metropolitan region of Melbourne. (Free call from landlines, mobile calls at mobile rates) Address Street: Level 1, 37 Albert Street, Footscray 3011 Postal: PO Box 2204, Footscray 3011 Phone...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/respite/rc-contact
  • Centrelink
    Contact assets / Australian government
    Centrelink website http://www.centrelink.gov.au/ For enquiries about Disability Support Pension, Mobility Allowance, Carer Payment, Carer Allowance, and Sickness Allowance call 13 27 17 TTY: 1800 810 586 (free call in Australia, mobile calls at...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/australian-government/centrelink
  • Feedback from the sector - Productivity Commission draft report: caring for older Australians
    File assets / Media resources
    ...2011 http://www.alzheimers.org.au/common/files/NAT/20110121-Nat-Media_Release_Productivity_Commission_have_listened_to_consumers.pdf Carers Australia: Family carers considered in aged care reforms, 21 January...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/media/pc-aged-sector-feedback
  • Refugee and migrant young people with caring responsibilities
    File assets / Publications
    ...Carers Victoria came together to explore the effects of caring responsibilities on young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. This resulted in a joint background paper: Refugee and Migrant Young People with Caring Responsibilities: What do...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/refugee_and_migrant_young_people
  • Dalton family presentation at the 2nd World Congress on Adult Guardianship
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Victoria. They spoke about their their daughter who has multiple disabilities, and the frustrating and heartbreaking experiences they went through when their legal guardianship was revoked, despite their daughter's disabilities precluding her...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/guardianship-daltons
  • Introduction
    Advice for carers / NDIS
    ...Carers Victoria recognises that there is much information about NDIS that can be confusing for carers. We aim to provide caring families with relevant and timely information to help demystify NDIS. An introduction to NDIS - what will it...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/services-supports/ndis/introduction
  • Walk to Care - In the news
    Archive / Events Archive / Walk to Care
    ...Carers Victoria (Hume Leader) Tania walks for care ( Footscray, Yarraville, Braybrook Star) Patricia's taking steps to give back (Brimbank & North West Weekly) Sisters, doing it for each other (MX Melbourne) Walk to show...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/walktocare/news
  • How can we help?
    ...Carers Victoria Brochure 2017.pdf Read our privacy statement here http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/governance/privacy-statement-services/ Access our e-learning resource Qantas Carer Concession...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help
  • Advocacy, rights & change
    Advice for carers
    Download the Victorian Government's 'Charter supporting people in care relationships' /web-assets/victorian-government/charter-supporting-care-ralationships/ Download our action pack for carers - 'Having your...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/advocacy-rights-change
  • DHS Disability Intake Service
    Contact assets / Victorian government
    The service works in partnership with families and carers and with service providers to improve the wellbeing and quality of life of people with disabilities. DHS Disability Intake Service website http://www.dhs.vic.gov.au/disability DHS...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/victorian-government/disability-intake-service
  • Every Australian Counts (NDIS)
    Contact assets / Disability support organisations
    Every Australian Counts website http://everyaustraliancounts.com.au/ The campaign for a National Disability Insurance Scheme is supported across Australia by an unprecedented, politically bi-partisan and rapidly growing coalition of people with...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/disability-support/ndis
  • Call to the Parties 2010 State Election
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Victoria is an active member of the Coalition for Disability Rights. Together we have developed a Call to the Parties 2010 State Election. The call covers issues important to caring families, include housing, disability support,...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/cdr-call-to-the-parties
  • Respite North & West
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    Respite North & West website http://www.respitenorthandwest.org.au/ Search Respite Finder North and West A service directory of respite resources in the North and West Metropolitan Region of Melbourne and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/respite-north-and-west
  • BeyondBlue
    Contact assets / Mental health support organisations
    Beyondblue website http://www.beyondblue.org.au/ Beyondblue email http://bb@beyondblue.org.au/ Phone Infoline: 1300 224 636 (local call rates in Victoria, mobile calls at mobile rates) They promote community awareness, prevention and early...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/mental-health-support/beyondblue
  • Hearing of the Productivity Commission April 2011
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...(Carers Victoria 2011) /Assets/Files/6April 2011 Hearing of the Productivity Commission in Melbourne.pdf Hearing of the Productivity Commission April 2011 We presented at a hearing of the Productivity Commission in Melbourne on Aril 5 2011. Here...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submissions/productivity-commission-hearing
  • Article 25
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 5
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article25
  • Carer Support Partners
    Partnerships
    ...Carers Victoria works with Sector Community Partners to provide support that assists carers and their families. Carers Victoria works with Sector Community Partners to provide support that assists carers and their families....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/partners/carersupportpartnerslisting
  • Consultations
    Get involved
    ...Carers Victoria or one of our research partners. By contributing your valuable insights and experience as a carer, you can help to inform, advocate for and improve the rights of caring families in Victoria and Australia....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/get-involved/consultations
  • National Carer Counselling Conference 2017
    News & events / Events
    /events/nccconference2017/program/ National Carer Counselling Full Program button AUG 2017 Thursday 19 October 2017 - William Angliss Institute, Melbourne https://nccconference2017.eventbrite.com.au/ The only conference of its kind where...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/events/nccconference2017
  • Making employment easier for people with disabilities
    ...Carers, Senator Jan McLucas, today announced funding for a new guide to help employers better understand the needs of employees with disability. The development of A Guide to Employer Engagement – From the Employers Voice will be funded by more...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Media release-150411-Jan McLucas Kate Ellis Disability Employment Guide.do...
  • Make a referral
    How can we help? / Respite & Support
    ...Carers Victoria: By fax: (03) 9396 9555 By post: PO Box 2204, Footscray 3011 By email You do not need to post original documents if you have already sent a fax or email. We receive a lot of referrals and it may take us some time to process....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/respite/rc-referrals
  • Anyone, anytime
    Facts about caring
    Carers come from all walks of life and provide care for a variety of reasons. In fact, some of the most famous people in history were carers! Read their stories here and find out what you can do to help those who are caring now. Because caring...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/facts/anyone-anytime
  • Article 5
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 1
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article5
  • Article 41
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 8
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article41
  • Article 67
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 13
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article67
  • What Does It Mean For Me As A Carer?
    Advice for carers / NDIS
    Carers of children with disabilities Carers of children with disabilities can play a crucial role in developing the individual support plans. The plans can include mainstream, community, informal, and reasonable and necessary funded supports such...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/services-supports/ndis/carer
  • Keynote Speaker
    News & events / Events / National Carer Counselling Conference 2017 / Program Overview
    ...Consulting Keynote: “Carers with suicidal ideation – more than just risk assessment." Ms Susan Beaton - Psychologist, Suicide Prevention Specialist Consultant & Mindfulness Coach Susan is a psychologist with 30 years' experience working in the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/events/nccconference2017/keynote-speaker
  • Young Carer Bursary 2016 Fact Sheet
    Fact Sheet 2016 Fact Sheet 2016 Purpose The Young Carer Bursary Programme provides financial assistance to help support young carers to complete or return to education while continuing their caring role. The Programme aims to...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/YCBP Fact sheet 2016 FINAL[1].docx
  • Research Archive - Edition 8
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    Summary of Current Research & Best Practice Articles - March 2013 Hancock, P.J, Jarvis, J.A. and Veena, T.L. 2012, ‘Barriers to respite: a case study of a sub-group from an older carers program in Western Australia’, Australian...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research-archive/march
  • nccp-referral-word
    ...Carers Victoria for the purposes of referral and assessment for counselling services and inclusion in de-identified data reporting. I understand that Carers Victoria may contact me in relation to this referral and conduct further...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/NCCP-referral form-June 2017-Final.docx
  • Regional respite & carer support
    Advice for carers / Services & supports
    ...Carers Victoria. Members of the VCSN work together to improve services for carers across Victoria. Eastern metropolitan http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/eastern-region/ Northern...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/services-supports/respite-carer-support
  • Qantas Carer Concession Card
    Advice for carers / Services & supports
    Travelling with a carer When a carer is required In certain circumstances, Qantas requires an escort or carer to accompany customers who are unable to care for themselves during a flight. An escort or carer may be needed if: the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/services-supports/qantas-concession
  • Disability
    How can we help? / Respite & Support
    ...Carers Victoria disability team operates in the Western Metropolitan region of Melbourne, providing expert and local advice, support in times of crisis, and the tools you need to plan for the future. Who do we help? You can access Carers...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/respite/disability
  • Family Relationship Services Australia
    Contact assets / Other organisations
    Family Relationship Centres can provide you with information about relationship issues and to help you deal with relationship difficulties. Family Relationship Services for carers are available to family members who are considering the future care...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/other/family-relationship-services
  • Northern metropolitan
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    Carerlinks North website https://www.merrihealth.org.au/services/carer-support/ Carerlinks North email mailto:CarerlinksNorth@merrihealth.org.au Carerlinks North The Carer Respite and Carelink Centre / CarerLinks North provide free information...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/northern-region
  • Loddon Mallee
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    Bendigo Health website http://www.bendigohealth.org.au/ Loddon Mallee Bendigo Health The Loddon Mallee Respite and Carelink Centre is operated by Bendigo Health and provides a central information point for carers, to assist and support them in...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/loddon-mallee-region
  • Building eQuality in the workplace (Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission)
    Web assets / Victorian government resources
    Building eQuality in the workplace: family responsibilities – guidelines for employers and employees (Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission,...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/web-assets/victorian-government/building-equality-workplace
  • Grow Australia
    Contact assets / Mental health support organisations
    People in Grow have experienced many of the symptoms of mental illness - depression, anxiety, panic attacks, and mental and emotional distress. In Victoria, Grow also provides free peer support groups for carers of people who are experiencing a...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/mental-health-support/grow-australia
  • Psychiatric Disability Rehabilitation and Support Services Reform Framework submission
    File assets / Policy submissions
    ...Carers Victoria submitted its response on 29th June 2012. Psychiatric Disability Rehabilitation and Support Services Reform Framework submission...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/policy-submission/psychiatric-disability-reform
  • Research Archive - Edition 9
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    Summary of Current Research & Best Practice Articles - April 2013 Nichols, K, Fam, D, Cook, C, et al. 2013, 'When dementia is in the house: needs assessment survey for young caregivers', The Canadian Journal Of Neurological Sciences. Le Journal...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/april
  • Sector news
    News & events / News
    Connections: Art & Dementia Connections is a free fortnightly activity for people living with demantia and their carers. Through conversational tours of artwork, the program aims to improve well-being and connect participants in a shared activity....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/news-events/sector-news
  • Inform us - Share your experiences of NDIS with us
    Advice for carers / NDIS
    Carers Victoria is also interested in the experiences of people transitioning or trying to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), whether those experiences are positive or negative. Please share your experiences with us by email...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/services-supports/ndis/inform-us
  • Better Start – Moving Forward Workshops for 2017
    News & events / Events
    ...2017 Carers Victoria is conducting Moving Forward workshops across metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria, focussing on the options for parents and guardians at the end of their Better Start Initiative funding period. For parents and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/events/better-start-workshops
  • Values and Principles
    File assets / Other languages
    ...Carers Victoria is run with a set of principles and values that allow us to deliver better support services to our membership....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/values_and_principles
  • Article 4
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 1
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article4
  • Article 10
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 2
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article10
  • Article 11
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 2
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article11
  • Article 17
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 3
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article17
  • Article 15
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 3
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article15
  • Article 20
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 4
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article20
  • Article 21
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 4
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article21
  • Article 32
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 6
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article32
  • Article 43
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 8
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article43
  • Article 68
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 13
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article68
  • balancing-the-scales
    ...Carers? Morning Session - Addressing the questions Hon Jenny Mikakos ALP MP Shadow M inister for Community Services, Seniors, Ageing & Children Johan Scheffer ALP MP Member for Eastern Victoria Region Colleen Hartland MP...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Balancing the Disability Scales forum 2014 Flyer.docx
  • Research Archive - Edition 2
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    ...‘Carers of patients with early-onset dementia, their burden and needs: a pilot study using a new questionnaire- Care-EOD’. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry , 27, pp.1095–1097 A review showed that early-onset...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/sept
  • In memory gifts
    Get involved / Support us
    Thank you for considering an in memory gift to support our work. Your gift, whether large or small, helps us to provide vital carer services, programs, projects and research. Read our brochure to find out the full range of our activities....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/get-involved/support-us/in-memory-gifts
  • Securing their future (Office of the Public Advocate)
    Web assets / Victorian government resources
    Securing Their Future: Planning for the future when you care for a person with disability (Office of the Pubic Advocate, June 2016). http://www.publicadvocate.vic.gov.au/our-services/publications-forms/carers This booklet is written for parents,...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/web-assets/victorian-government/securing-their-future
  • Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria
    Contact assets / Disability support organisations
    Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria is one of the largest musculoskeletal not-for-profit organisations in Australia representing people who live with arthritis, osteoporosis, back pain and over 150 other conditions affecting muscles, bones and...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/disability-support/arthritis-foundation-victoria
  • Southern metropolitan
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    Alfred Health Carer Services website http://www.carersouth.org.au/ Alfred Health Carer Services email mailto:info@carersouth.org.au The Alfred Health Carer Services is the regional point of contact for carers and the community, in the Southern...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/southern-region
  • Young carer survival kit
    File assets / Publications
    Young carer survival kit - my survival kit /Assets/Files/sk-my-survival-kit.pdf Young carer survival kit - journal handout /Assets/Files/sk-journal-handout.pdf Young carer survival kit - blank page /Assets/Files/sk-blank-page.pdf Young carer...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/yc-survival-kit
  • Article 24
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 5
    Research Update: People at Centre Stage: Summary Report of Outcomes Citation Ottmann, G., Laragy, C. Allen, J. 2012, ‘People at Centre Stage: Summary Report of Outcomes’, UCCO/Deakin University QPS , Melbourne. Abstract...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article24
  • Disability Services Commissioner Family Engagement paper
    File assets / Publications
    ...Carers Victoria’s Policy Team meets regularly with the Disability Services Commissioner and his team. The Commissioner: Reviews and identifies causes of complaints and suggests how they can be minimised Considers ways of improving the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/publication/dsc-family-engagement
  • NDIS
    SEND A MESSAGE TO OUR POLITICAL LEADERS TO LOCK IN THE NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME 16th July 2012 – For Immediate Release The Every Australian Counts campaign for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has today kicked off a...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/NDIS.doc
  • Make a referral
    How can we help? / Counselling
    ...Carers can come back after a break or if there is something new that they need to deal with. Our counsellors work across metropolitan and rural regions of Victoria. Counsellors that speak languages other than English are available in some areas....
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/counselling/counselling-referrals
  • Article 2
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 1
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article2
  • Walk to Care
    Archive / Events Archive
    ...Carers Victoria and participated in the walk on the day. Click on their name below to show your support. Moira Kelly Charlie Pickering Humanitarian and carer...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/walktocare
  • Article 8
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 2
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article8
  • Article 7
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 2
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article7
  • Article 18
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 3
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article18
  • Article 22
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 4
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article22
  • Research Archive - Edition 6
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    ...Carers Report 2012 The report, commissioned by the Mental Health Council of Australia, provides an insight into the lives of some of the most dedicated yet vulnerable members of our community: people who regularly care for someone with a mental...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/dec
  • Research Archive - Edition 7
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    Summary of Current Research & Best Practice Articles - January - 2013 Purcal, Christiane, Hamilton, Myra, et al,. 2012, ‘From Assistance to Prevention: Categorizing Young Carer Support Services in Australia, and International...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/january
  • Article 42
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 8
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article42
  • Article 74
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 14
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article74
  • Government benefits
    Advice for carers / Work & finance
    Contact Centrelink /contact-assets/australian-government/centrelink/ Contact our advisory line on 1800 242 636 /how-we-help/information/advisory-line/ Read our advice on 'Concessions and discounts' /advice/work-finance/concessions/ Most...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/work-finance/government-benefits
  • Mental health support organisations
    Advice for carers / Services & supports
    ...Carers /contact-assets/mental-health-support/vocational-support/ INFOXCHANGE Service Seeker /contact-assets/other/service-seeker/ Mental Health Foundation of Australia Victoria /contact-assets/mental-health-support/mhfa/ National Mental Health...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/services-supports/mental-health
  • Article 9
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive / Research Archive - Edition 2
    ...Carers Victoria to use this service. Find out how you can join. Research & best practice update Our best practice update keeps professionals who support carers in touch with new research and best practice models. Subscribe to our...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/article9
  • Research Archive - Edition 4
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    Find out more about our research service /how-we-help/information/research-services/ Find out more about our library service Summary of Current Research & Best Practice Articles - November 2012 Mental Health Council of Australia. 2012, 'Mental...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/november
  • Research Archive - Edition 5
    Archive / KnowledgeNet Research Archive
    Find out more about our research service /how-we-help/information/research-services/ Find out more about our library service Summary of Current Research & Best Practice Articles - November No.2 - 2012 Ottmann, G., Laragy, C. Allen, J. 2012,...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/information/library/research/november2
  • Carelink
    How can we help? / Respite & Support
    Who do we help? Our information service can be used by anyone who lives in the local government areas of Melbourne, Moonee Valley, Maribyrnong, Brimbank, Melton, Wyndham or Hobsons Bay, including: older Australians people with a...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/respite/carelink
  • Action: ebulletin for change
    File assets / E-bulletins
    ...Carers http://ecm74.com/rp/10008/process.clsp?EmailId=1000018866&Token=2E1D06FA6461C72FE855881405BC8F026 6 July 2010 http://ecm74.com/rp/10008/process.clsp?EmailId=1000009931&Token=29B9D55D11E5997B5779E126ABA39FE0A 28 May...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/file-assets/e-bulletin/action
  • LATEST NDIS REPORT SHOWS CONTINUED GROWTH
    JENNY MACKLIN MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR FAMILIES & PAYMENTS SHADOW MINISTER FOR DISABILITY REFORM ACTING SHADOW MINISTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD FEDERAL MEMBER FOR JAGAJAGA LATEST NDIS REPORT SHOWS CONTINUED GROWTH The latest figures from the...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/LATEST NDIS REPORT SHOWS CONTINUED GROWTH (FED).DOC
  • Gippsland
    Contact assets / Carer support organisations
    Latrobe Community Health Service website http://www.lchs.com.au/ Latrobe Community Health Service What we do: We organise short term respite with services throughout the Gippsland region. Every care situation is unique and our range of...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/contact-assets/carer-support/gippsland-region
  • About respite
    How can we help? / Respite & Support
    Types of respite Every care situation is different. What works for one family may not work for another. There are many different types of respite support available. Some common types are listed below. Contact us to talk about other...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/respite/about-respite
  • Speak up for yourself
    Advice for carers / Advocacy, rights & change
    Carers often feel that the service system is a maze, that professionals work against them and that they have to battle for every tiny gain. It’s a lot easier to organise the services and supports that you need, and to make sure that they...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/advocacy-rights-change/speak-up
  • Aged care and dementia support organisations
    Advice for carers / Services & supports
    There are many aged care services and supports available to help you and the person you are caring for. Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria /contact-assets/aged-support/alzheimers-victoria/ Arthritis Foundation...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/services-supports/aged-care-dementia
  • Better Start
    How can we help?
    ...Carers Victoria is delivering the registration and information service for families wanting to access the Better Start program. Can I register for the $12,000 Better Start funding? 1. Is your child under 6 years of age? 2. Does your child...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/how-we-help/better-start
  • Family meetings
    Advice for carers / Talk things over
    Why hold a family meeting? Family meetings make sure that everybody is aware of issues and concerns that need to be dealt with, that things are openly discussed and decisions made collectively. You might use a meeting to: gather or share...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/talk-things-over/family-meetings
  • Making the most of respite
    Advice for carers / Time for yourself
    Identify a suitable respite provider It is important to find a service that feels right for your family member and that you trust the workers to provide appropriate care. There are many different types of respite available. Contact your...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/time-for-yourself/make-the-most-of-respite
  • Caring & paid work - your rights
    Advice for carers / Work & finance
    Importance of paid work Many carers of working age want to continue in paid employment. They want to earn extra income and to build up superannuation for retirement They want to take advantage of the personal challenges, independence, self...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/work-finance/paid-work-your-rights
  • Negotiating flexible work
    Advice for carers / Work & finance
    Remember that your experience and skills are valuable and that it will cost money to recruit and train somebody to replace you. Your employer is likely to want to make sure that all your duties are covered without inconveniencing your customers or...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/work-finance/negotiating-flexible-work
  • Carer and companion cards
    Advice for carers / Work & finance
    The carer card also allows government and businesses across Victoria to recognise the important contribution made by caring families to our society. Each program has a different purpose and elibility requirements. Visit the carer card...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/work-finance/carer-companion-cards
  • Extra support for older Australians after hospital stays
    THE HON MARK BUTLER MP Minister for Mental Health and Ageing MEDIA RELEASE Embargoed until 1am, 2 June 2011 EXTRA SUPPORT FOR OLDER AUSTALIANS AFTER HOSPITAL STAYS More than 30,000 older Australians each year will receive customised care...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/Assets/Files/Media release-02062011-Mark Butler Transition Care Program.doc
  • Disability and chronic illness support organisations
    Advice for carers / Services & supports
    Action on Disability in Ethnic Communities /contact-assets/disability-support/action-disability-ethnic-communities/ Association for Children with a Disability /contact-assets/disability-support/association-children-disability/ Genetic Support...
    http://www.carersvictoria.org.au/advice/services-supports/disability-chronic-illness
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