Carers Victoria is calling on the Andrews Government to reset the system for unpaid carers, with the carer population expected to jump to one million by 2026.
What does it mean for carers?
Caring Costs Us report finds average lost earnings and superannuation is over $567,000
Message to unpaid carers – ‘we see you, we hear you, you are not alone’
Unpaid family and friend carers saved the Australian economy $77.9 billion in 2020. That was before COVID and the impacts on the community it brought with it.
Judith Abbott starts a new chapter with Peak Body Carers Victoria as Chief Executive Officer.
Carers Victoria is pleased to see that “Caring for Victorians” is a headline from the Victorian Government’s 2021-22 budget. We welcome the focus on wellbeing and early intervention.
Recognition of the importance of informal carers an important step to improving home care
The 2020-2021 Victorian State Budget was revealed yesterday.
Carers Victoria welcomes the announcement from the Andrews Labor Government who will invest $4.6 million to support unpaid carers to pursue education and employment opportunities.
The health and wellbeing of Australia’s 2.65 million unpaid carers is being negatively impacted by significant sleep disruptions, with some reporting as little as 3-hours sleep per night.