Monthly Archives: June 2014

Caring can be good for carers, too

June 23, 2014
carers hands

Carers are often portrayed as saints and martyrs but this is not how Angela thinks of herself even though she spends 60 to 80 hours a week looking after her 90-year-old mother. “I feel I’m doing something meaningful with my …

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Category: carers, politics

End of the free ride

June 16, 2014
over 60 always out

The federal government’s decision to slash $1.3 billion over four years from state-based pensioner and seniors concessions has caused an understandable furore. A lot of age and disability pensioners, as well as sole parent and carer pensioners desperately need those

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Category: money, politics