Integrated Plan for Carer Support Services

As part of the 2015-16 Budget, the Australian Government announced the development of an Integrated Plan for Carer Support Services (the Plan). The Plan is being developed to reflect the Australian Government’s priorities for carers, and outlines actions to recognise, support and sustain the vital work of unpaid carers.

Stage one of the Plan, Carer Gateway, commenced in December 2015, and offers a website and phone service to help carers access practical information and resources to help them in their caring role.

Stage two of the Plan focused on an extensive two year process to design a proposed new carer service system with the carer sector and carers, and included public consultation on:

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The third and final stage of the Plan is the implementation of the new Integrated Carer Support Service model.

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