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.

 

Changes to the way Centrelink online letter sent

Australian Government Department of Human Services 12 January 2015

From 24 February 2018 a myGov account will be needed to get Centrelink letters online instead of using a Centrelink online account.

It will still be possible to get letters online in the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app.

Centrelink Letter

Adult Sibling Carer Project resources available

From Carers NSW 20 Nov 2017

The Carers NSW Adult Sibling Project was established by Carers NSW in consultation with adult siblings of people with intellectual disability.

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Read more: Adult Sibling Carer Project resources available

Mental health app shows promising results for carers

New research has highlighted the benefits of using a mobile phone app to manage stress and build the resilience of informal carers.

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Read more: Mental health app shows promising results for carers

Carer allowance rates rise from 1 January 2018

From Carers NSW 11 Dec 2017

From 1st January 2018, the government will increase payments to carers across Australia.

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Read more: Carer allowance rates rise from 1 January 2018

Mental Health First Aid

2 Day – Free - Mental Health First Aid Training Course Murwillumbah Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd February 2018

9.30am – 4.00pm (Both Days)

Murwillumbah Civic and Cultural Centre – Canvas & Kettle Room

10-14 Tumbulgum Rd, Murwillumbah, NSW 2484

Mental Health First Aid

Read more: Mental Health First Aid