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.

 

Swimming classes for kids of all abilities

Inclusive swimming program in Sydney for kids of all abilities and ages.


PHOTO: Tracey with Little Hero Kate Seckold (12), who uses a wheelchair. (ABC: Cathy Jacobs)

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Parliaments looks at voluntary assisted dying

Voluntary assisted dying considered in NSW and VIC Parliaments.

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Aged care consumer experience reports help rate facilities

Choosing good residential care for an ageing parent just got easier thanks to the AACQA consumer experience reports.

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New project for young carers helps them find work

Try, Test and Learn Fund project focussed on helping carers find work or continue their studies.

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Casual worker rules are set to change

If you are a long-term casual employee – as are many working carers – things may soon start looking up for you.

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