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.

 

Without the NDIS Alison may have had to leave work

Thanks to an NDIS package, Alison can keep working.

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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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The personal care sector: safe from robots, but digital skills still matter

Safe from automation, jobs in personal and community services have grown by 87 per cent over the past 25 years. 

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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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Anglicare report: not enough jobs for the unskilled

Consider upskilling if you are a working carer, or looking to re-enter the workforce.

Read more: Anglicare report: not enough jobs for the unskilled