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.

 

Caring roles turned upside-down for mum and daughter

For all of her life, Phillipa cared for her daughter, Beccy, who was born with an intellectual disability.

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Can a part-timer refuse to work extra hours?

Can a part-time working carer refuse to work additional hours if an employer's request does not exceed 38 hours per week?

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The importance of building trust in the workplace

Building trust is a critical relationship ingredient for a happy workplace.

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Evie has no option but to quit work

When Evie took on an administration job 18 months ago, she was sure her childcare arrangements would work out fine.

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How to keep your workers happy

Australians ardently value the quality of their workplace relationships.

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