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Submissions received by the Committee

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1Name Withheld (PDF 53 KB) 
2Name Withheld (PDF 81 KB) 
3Name Withheld (PDF 34 KB) 
4Name Withheld (PDF 37 KB) 
5Department of Premier and Cabinet, Tasmania (PDF 44 KB) 
6Name Withheld (PDF 257 KB) 
7Mood Disorders Carers Support Group (PDF 1558 KB) 
8Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (PDF 1454 KB) 
8.1 Supplementary to submission 8 (PDF 485 KB) 
9Name Withheld (PDF 47 KB) 
10Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia (PDF 136 KB) 
11Name Withheld (PDF 147 KB) 
12Danijela Hlis (PDF 190 KB) 
13Name Withheld (PDF 82 KB) 
14Name Withheld (PDF 136 KB) 
15Name Withheld (PDF 32 KB) 
16Research Centre for Palliative Care, Death & Dying - Flinders University (PDF 312 KB) 
17Relationships Australia (PDF 437 KB) 
18Name Withheld (PDF 149 KB) 
19Name Withheld (PDF 88 KB) 
20Kin Raising Kids Tasmania Inc. (PDF 162 KB) 

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About this inquiry

The Committee adopted an inquiry into the recognition of unpaid carers on 13 June 2023, following a referral from the Minister for Social Services, the Hon Amanda Rishworth MP.

Past Public Hearings

24 Oct 2023: Canberra
17 Oct 2023: Canberra
04 Oct 2023: Remote via video broadcast at


Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed


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