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.

 

Christmas shopping warning

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

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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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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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Anglicare report: not enough jobs for the unskilled

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

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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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