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House Standing Committee on Family, Community, Housing and Youth

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Inquiry into better support for carers

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On Friday 1 May 2009, the Family, Community, Housing and Youth Committee launched its report on the inquiry into better support for carers entitled Who Cares ...?

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This report is comprised of 31 preliminary pages, 8 chapters, 6 appendices and 1 additional comments.

Who Cares...?: Report on the inquiry into Better Support for Carers

Preliminary pages (PDF 145KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations

Chapter 1 (PDF 152KB)
Conduct and Context of the Inquiry

Chapter 2 (PDF 202KB)
Carer Identification, Demographics and Supports and Services

Chapter 3 (PDF 250KB)
A National and Strategic Approach to Carer Recognition and Policy

Chapter 4 (PDF 283KB)
Information, Skills and Capacity Building

Chapter 5 (PDF 271KB)
Financial Assistance

Chapter 6 (PDF 282KB)
Access to Supports and Services

Chapter 7 (PDF 282KB)
Employment and Education

Chapter 8 (PDF 214KB)
Health and Wellbeing

Additional Comments (PDF 51KB)
The Hon Judi Moylan MP

Appendix A (PDF 122KB)
List of Submissions

Appendix B (PDF 65KB)
List of Exhibits

Appendix C (PDF 83KB)
List of Public Hearings

Appendix D (PDF 63KB)
Payment costs and recipients 2006-2007

Appendix E (PDF 63KB)
Income support payments as at 1 July 2008

Appendix F (PDF 72KB)
Supplementary payments as at 1 July 2008

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