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.

 

3.5 million of us regularly work from home

3.5 million of us regularly work from home according to Australian Bureau of Statistics data.

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Time to honour the champions of the disability sector for 2016

The much-awaited winners of the 10th annual National Disability Awards have been announced.

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Carer participation in the labour force still lags

Here is the recent analysis of the 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers.

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Without the NDIS Alison may have had to leave work

Thanks to an NDIS package, Alison can keep working.

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Christmas shopping warning

Be careful of falling into the ‘grab a bargain’ trap at this Christmas time of year.

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