Advocacy & Carer Rights

Carers enjoy special rights due to their special status as ‘carers’.  We advocate for carers to receive the right supports and environment to survive and thrive. To learn more about your rights as a carer click on the relevant legislation below.

National Disability Insurance Scheme

National Disability Insurance Scheme

The National Disability Insurances Scheme is a major social policy reform for all Australians. We call on the Australian government to ensure the human rights of carers are upheld under the NDIS. Click here to learn more.

Needing a new mental health system

Needing a new mental health system 

The Australian Government tasked the Australian Mental Health Commission to undertake a national review of mental health services and programmes. The final report was provided to the Government on 1 December 2014. We are calling on the government to enact the recommendations contained within the review. Click here for more information.