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.

 

National Disability Insurance Scheme update

The momentum continues to build as more and more individuals take up their NDIS support packages.

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Life after school

When a student with disability finishes high school, it is often a difficult life adjustment

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Still selling ourselves short

Australian workers give employers the equivalent of $110 billion in value every year in unpaid work hours. 

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Rum and Craisin Christmas Ice Cream Puddings

Here is a simple Christmas desert that won’t break the bank.

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Walking the work-life balance tightrope

Former Prime Minister of Australia John Howard once described work-life balance as a ‘BBQ-stopper’ in 2001. 

Read more: Walking the work-life balance tightrope