Welcome to the latest edition of the Work 'n' Care newsletter. Each month we try and bring you stories that embody all aspects of a carers life. Our aim is to empower you in your caring role and to make your life a little easier. Contact us with your experiences and ideas as the process of sharing can make a carers life just that little bit easier. Read the latest edition below or use the links on the right to navigate our story archives.

 

Making beaches inclusive

The Inclusive Beaches Project aims to support inclusion of children of different abilities and backgrounds to join their local Surf Life Saving Clubs, Nippers programs and learn to be safe at the beach.

Find out how your community can get involved.

Inclusive Beaches

Family and Carer Mental Health Program Education groups and Workshops

Mental Health Carer Education Calendar 2018

Mission Australia’s Family and Carer Mental Health Program has a variety of education groups and workshops on offer in first semester 2018. 

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The 'subsidy benefit' doe not exist - it's a scam

Australian government Department of Human Services 21 December 2017

A scam about a ‘subsidy benefit’ is being emailed to people and claims to be from us.

https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/news/subsidy-benefit-does-not-exist-its-scam-0

 

Scam

Connecting Carers Training Session in Lismore

Exploring Dan Hughes P.A.C.E. model of care which promotes an attachment focused approach to parenting children who’ve experienced Trauma.

Connecting Carers NSW

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Public Holiday Closure - reporting and payment arrangements

Australian government Department of Human Services 2 January 2018

We will be closed for the Australia Day public holiday and we want to help you plan so you still get paid.

https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/news/public-holiday-closure-reporting-and-payment-arrangements

 

Public Holiday Calendar